Tenure-Track Clinical Associate Professor / Clinical Assistant Professor in Paediatric Dentistry

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
24 Jun 2022
End of advertisement period
06 Aug 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

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 Paediatric Dentistry of the Faculty of Dentistry (Ref.: 515466), 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 eight 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 demonstrate excellence in clinical care, research and teaching in the field of Paediatric Dentistry.  They are expected to work collaboratively in a dynamic and diverse environment, develop a competitive research portfolio, and contribute to teaching and curriculum development in Paediatric Dentistry at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

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

Information about the Faculty can be obtained at  For general enquiries, please contact Professor T.F. Flemmig, Dean of the Faculty of Dentistry at  For information about the post, please contact Dr. Y. Yang 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.  Housing benefits will also be provided as applicable.

The University only accepts online application for the above post.  Applicants should apply online at the University’s career site ( and upload an up-to-date C.V., and indicate clearly which level they wish to be considered for.  

Closes August 6, 2022.

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