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Clinical Assistant Professor in Restorative Dental Sciences (Prosthodontics)

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Closing date
30 Jun 2024

Work type: Full-time
Department: Faculty of Dentistry (08000)
Categories: Professoriate Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Tenure-Track Clinical Assistant Professor in Restorative Dental Sciences (Prosthodontics) of the Faculty of Dentistry (Ref.: 526564), to commence as soon as possible, on a four-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and 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, research excellence and clinical/professional services have attained global recognition, as evidenced by the Faculty’s World Ranking among the top 1% by the QS World University Rankings by Subject in the past ten 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 (KE) activities as well as in health research and promotions in international, regional and local communities

The Faculty is seeking a strong academic clinician with a keen interest in clinical dentistry, teaching, as well as a passion for research.  The field of the appointee's advanced training and expertise should be in Prosthodontics, ideally with a particular interest in Aesthetic Dentistry or tooth wear.  Applicants are expected to demonstrate a high level of skills in relation to the application of digital dentistry, digital workflows in clinical practice and/or clinical research and experience in learning via haptic simulation as well as its implementation into learning and teaching practices.

Applicants should possess a Dental Bachelor's degree or equivalent, and a Master of Dental Surgery degree or equivalent in Prosthodontics.  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.  The appointee will play a major role in the clinical learning of BDS students and participate in research.

Information about the Faculty can be obtained at  For general queries, please contact Professor T.F. Flemmig, Dean of the Faculty of Dentistry at  For information about the post, please contact Professor M.F. Burrow 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 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 June 30, 2024.

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