THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Tenure-Track Clinical Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Restorative Dental Sciences

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
24 Mar 2021
End of advertisement period
22 Apr 2021
Ref
503568
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 Associate Professor/Clinical Assistant Professor in Restorative Dental Sciences (Endodontics) of the Faculty of Dentistry (Ref.: 503568), 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.

The Faculty is seeking an academic clinician with a strong interest in clinical dental practice, teaching and learning, and a passion for research.  Applicants should have a demonstrated level of expertise in undertaking a leading role in the development of teaching and learning in Restorative Dental Sciences pertaining to the Discipline of Endodontics.  They should be able to demonstrate a high level of expertise in contemporary clinical practice and philosophies related to advanced clinical restorative dentistry in the Discipline of Endodontics.  Those with a demonstrated research track record related to the field of Endodontics are highly desirable.  The appointee will play a major role in the clinical learning of BDS students, as well as taking a role in specialty postgraduate training in Endodontics depending on the level of experience and appointment.

For appointment as Clinical Associate Professor, applicants should possess a dental Bachelor's degree or equivalent, clinical specialist or equivalent status in Endodontics, and a Ph.D. degree or equivalent.  They should also have (i) proven evidence for quality research, publications in high quality international journals, and local and regional recognition for scholarship and professional expertise; (ii) demonstrated ability in undergraduate and postgraduate education, clinical practice and research; (iii) active participation in Faculty and University affairs; and (iv) solid experience in knowledge exchange (KE) activities and leadership in professional education programmes or community engagement.

For appointment as Clinical Assistant Professor, applicants should possess a dental Bachelor's degree or equivalent, and a Master of Dental Surgery degree or equivalent in Endodontics.  They should also have (i) ability in undergraduate and postgraduate clinical teaching and practice; (ii) potential for and interest in research; (iii) ability and willingness to participate in Faculty affairs; and (iv) experience in KE activities.

Those who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 503160) need not re-apply.

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 Professor M.F. Burrow at mfburr58@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 benefits will also be provided as applicable.

The University only accepts online applications for the above post.  Applicants should apply online, upload an up-to-date C.V., and indicate clearly which level they wish to be considered for. 

Closes April 22, 2021.

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