THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Tenure-Track Clinical Associate Professor/Clinical Assistant Professor, School of Public Health

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
18 Nov 2020
End of advertisement period
17 May 2021
Ref
502515
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

The University of Hong Kong 's highest priorities are to create opportunities for the very best academic talents to excel and to advance human knowledge to the benefit of society. We serve the needs of Hong Kong, the wider region and the rest of the world.

Work type: Full-time
Department: School of Public Health (22400)
Categories: Professoriate Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Tenure-Track Clinical Associate Professor/ Clinical Assistant Professor in the School of Public Health (2 posts) (Ref.: 502515), to commence as soon as possible, on a four-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal and consideration for tenure before the expiry of a second four-year fixed-term contract.

Applicants should possess a primary medical qualification registrable in Hong Kong and a specialist qualification in Public Health Medicine (F.H.K.A.M. (Community Medicine)) or equivalent (e.g. F.F.P.H., F.A.F.P.H., F.R.C.P.(C) in Community Health, American Board certification in Preventive Medicine, etc.).  In addition, they should demonstrate: (i) proven ability to produce quality research, publications in high quality international journals, and evidence of local and regional recognition for scholarship and professional expertise; (ii) ability in undergraduate and postgraduate education, clinical practice and research; (iii) participation in Faculty and University affairs; and (iv) capability in KE activities, and leadership in professional education programmes or community engagement.

The appointees are expected to strengthen the School’s research, teaching and knowledge exchange (KE) programmes in public health medicine, and facilitate innovative and effective ways to integrate clinical medicine and public health practice into population health research. They will play a key role in developing the academic scholarship and teaching programmes of the School, and contributing to the delivery of medical and health science courses in the Faculty.  Those with less experience may be considered for appointment as Clinical Assistant Professor. Information about the School can be found at http://sph.hku.hk. Those who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 498865) need not re-apply.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income. The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary. A monthly cash allowance will be offered to the successful candidate. Housing benefits will also be provided as applicable.

The University only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants should apply online and provide (a) an executive summary describing their most outstanding accomplishments and qualifications; (b) an updated C.V.; (c) a publication list highlighting their best papers; and (d) a 1-page description of their future research and career plan. Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until May 17, 2021, or until the posts are filled, whichever is earlier.

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