THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Non-Tenure Track Clinical Assistant Professor in Family Medicine and Primary Care

Location
Hong Kong (HK)
Posted
08 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
31 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Non-Tenure Track Clinical Assistant Professor
 
Ref. : 201701451

Department : Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care 

Closing Date  : December 31, 2017 
 
Applications are invited for appointment as Non-Tenure Track Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care, to commence as soon as possible, on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal.

The Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care aims to produce doctors to practise medicine of the highest standard and in the best interests of their patients and the community, and to inspire them to strive for and achieve academic excellence.  It is the mission of the Department to promote quality primary care through education, patient-centred service and research in family medicine.

Applicants should possess a medical degree registrable with the Medical Council of Hong Kong, and preferably a higher qualification in general practice/family medicine.  Special consideration will be given to holders of the F.H.K.A.M. (Family Medicine) or equivalent specialist qualifications in general practice/family medicine.  They should have proven capacity and potential in research; demonstrate a strong commitment to excellence in clinical services and training; and have experience in undergraduate teaching.  They should also be fluent in Cantonese and English, and preferably Putonghua, although teaching, research and professional activities are conducted in English.  The appointee is expected to participate in the planning and delivery of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in Family Medicine; conduct research; develop and provide clinical services in primary care in the Department and the HKU-Shenzhen Hospital; and contribute to administrative duties in the Department and the Faculty.  Further information about the post can be obtained from Professor Cindy Lam (e-mail: clklam@hku.hk).

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.  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.

Applicants should submit a completed application form, together with a full C.V., to the Department at fmpcsp@hku.hk.  Application forms (341/1111) can be downloaded at http://www.hr.hku.hk/apptunit/form-ext.doc.  Further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk/.  Review of applications will start from November 20, 2017 and continue until December 31, 2017 or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only candidates shortlisted for interviews will be notified of the application result.