Tenure Track Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
13 Apr 2022
End of advertisement period
30 Sep 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, School of Clinical Medicine (21100)
Categories: Professoriate Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Tenure-Track Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, School of Clinical Medicine (Ref.: 512512), 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.  Exceptionally outstanding candidate may be considered for appointment on tenure terms.

Applicants should possess a medical qualification registrable with the Hong Kong Medical Council and a higher professional qualification recognized by the Hong Kong Academy of Medicine or its equivalent. Applicants should have extensive experience in managing patients with acute and chronic medical problems. Ability to speak Cantonese will be an advantage, although teaching, research and professional activities are conducted in English.  They should have demonstrated excellence in teaching and supervising medical students at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and be strongly committed to teaching and contributing to the enhancement and development of medical and health sciences courses in the Faculty.  Applicants should have proven ability in conducting independent high-quality research, as evidenced by an established research track record in paediatrics, substantial achievements in research publications and a track record of successful grant applications.  The appointee will organize and develop undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, conduct research, and provide clinical services and patient care at the University’s teaching hospitals - Queen Mary Hospital and Hong Kong Children’s Hospital. 

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. as well as teaching and research statements.   Review of applications will commence on April 26, 2022 and continue until September 30, 2022 or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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