Tenure-Track Clinical Assistant Professor in Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
20 Oct 2021
End of advertisement period
18 Nov 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
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: Department of Medicine (20600)
Categories: Professoriate Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Tenure-Track Clinical Assistant Professor in Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics in the Department of Medicine (Ref.: 508590), to commence as soon as possible, on a four-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal and with consideration for tenure before the expiry of a second four-year fixed-term contract.

Applicants should possess a medical qualification registrable with the Medical Council of Hong Kong, and a higher professional qualification of Specialty Fellowship of the relevant Hong Kong College under the Hong Kong Academy of Medicine or equivalent.  They should have demonstrated accomplishment in teaching of medical undergraduates, and organization and development of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.  Applicants with an established research record, substantial achievements in research publications and a track record of successful grant applications would have an advantage.  They should have extensive experience in managing patients with acute and chronic medical problems and demonstrate a strong commitment to excellence in clinical services and training.

The appointee is expected to deliver regular clinical services and patient care at the University’s teaching hospitals; participate in the planning and delivery of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes; conduct research; and contribute to administrative duties in the Department, Hospitals and Faculty.  Direct communication with patients is required and the languages employed are English, Cantonese and Putonghua.  The appointee may have an interest in a specialty other than clinical pharmacology, but would be expected to develop skills in clinical toxicology and clinical trials.  Information about the Department can be obtained at

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 upload an up-to-date C.V., and at least 3 reference letters.  Review of applications will start on November 1, 2021 and continue until November 18, 2021, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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