THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Non-Tenure Track Clinical Assistant Professor of Practice in Medical Oncology 

Location
Hong Kong (HK)
Posted
08 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
31 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Non-Tenure Track Clinical Assistant Professor of Practice in Medical Oncology 

Ref. : 201701463 

Department : Department of Medicine 

Closing Date : January 31, 2018 

Applications are invited for appointment as Non-Tenure Track Clinical Assistant Professor of Practice in Medical Oncology in the Department of Medicine, to commence as soon as possible, on a two- to three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal subject to funding availability and satisfactory performance.  Fractional appointment may be considered for suitable candidates.

Applicants should possess a medical qualification registrable with the Medical Council of Hong Kong and with a higher professional qualification of Specialty Fellowship of the relevant Hong Kong colleges under the Hong Kong Academy of Medicine or equivalent.  They should demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching, and be able to contribute to the enhancement and development of courses for the Faculty in the broad spectrum of medical and health sciences education.  They should have proven capacity and potential in performing research in their respective field. Experience in conducting clinical trials is preferred but not mandatory. They should also be experienced in managing patients with acute and chronic medical problems in medical oncology.  Direct communication with patients is required and the languages employed are English, Cantonese and Putonghua. The appointee will teach, organize and develop undergraduate and postgraduate programmes; conduct high-quality scholarly research; provide clinical services and training at the University’s affiliate teaching hospitals; and contribute to administrative duties in the Department, Faculty and University.

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 send a completed application form together with an up-to-date C.V. and at least 3 reference letters to the Department of Medicine at medhr3@hku.hk.  Application forms (341/1111) can be downloaded at http://www.hr.hku.hk/apptunit/form-ext.doc and further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk/.  Review of applications will start on November 6, 2017 and continue until January 31, 2018, 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.