THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Tenure-Track Clinical Assistant Professor in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
19 Jan 2021
End of advertisement period
17 Feb 2021
Ref
503100
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: Faculty of Dentistry (08000)
Categories: Professoriate Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Tenure-Track Clinical Assistant Professor in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery of the Faculty of Dentistry (Ref.: 503100), to commence as soon as possible, on a four-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal upon mutual agreement and with consideration for tenure before the expiry of a second four-year fixed-term contract.

The Faculty of Dentistry is the only dental school in Hong Kong and is the only one in Greater China that uses English as the medium of instruction.  The high quality of the Faculty’s undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, clinical services and research excellence attained global recognition, as evidenced by the Faculty’s World Number Ranking among the top 1% by the QS World University Ranking by Subject in the past six years. The Faculty’s strategic research themes include Clinical Artificial Intelligence, Craniofacial Regeneration, Microbiome Innovation, Oral Cancer, and Population Oral Health. The Faculty also plays an important role in public and professional education through its knowledge exchange activities as well as in dental and oral health research, and promotions in international, regional and local communities.

Applicants should possess a dental or medical Bachelor's degree or equivalent; and a Master of Dental Surgery degree or equivalent in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.  They should also have (i) a strong background or interest in dentoalveolar and implant surgery; (ii) ability in undergraduate and postgraduate clinical teaching and practice; (iii) potential for and interest in research; (iv) ability and willingness to participate in Faculty affairs; and (v) participation in knowledge exchange activities.

The appointee is expected to teach at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels; engage in clinical practice with a focus on dentoalveolar and implant surgery; and conduct independent research in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

Information about the Faculty can be obtained at http://facdent.hku.hk/.  For general enquiries, please contact Professor T.F. Flemmig, Dean of the Faculty of Dentistry at flemmig@hku.hk.  For information about the post, please contact Dr. R. Su at richsu@hku.hk.

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. Housing subsidy will also be provided as applicable.

The University only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V. Closes February 17, 2021.

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