THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Associate Professor/Assistant Professor School of Nursing 

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

Associate Professor/Assistant Professor (Research-based) 

Ref.  :  201701641 

Department  :  School of Nursing 

Closing Date  :  January 3, 2018 

Applications are invited for appointments as Associate Professor/Assistant Professor (research-based) (several posts) in the School of Nursing, to commence as soon as possible, initially on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal subject to funding availability and satisfactory performance.

Preference will be given to applicants who possess a primary nursing qualification which will enable registration with the Nursing Council of Hong Kong, hold a Ph.D. degree in Nursing or related disciplines and have a strong track record of high-quality impactful research as indicated by international publications and successful external grant applications.

Applicants should demonstrate a strong commitment to, and excellence in, teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels and have experience in the supervision of research postgraduate students.  They should be able to contribute to the enhancement and development of nursing and health-care related courses offered by the Faculty.  The appointees will be expected to develop significant independent research programmes with external research funding from competitive research schemes, be responsible for teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and be active in research and educational innovations. For Associate Professors, applicants should achieve an international standing, a distinguished record of scholarship appropriate to these levels with demonstrated leadership and ability to work across different health science disciplines and significant experience in capacity building, supervising and mentoring early career researchers and research students.  Information about the School can be obtained at http://nursing.hku.hk/cms/.  Applicants who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 201700458) need not re-apply.      

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

Applicants should send a completed application form, together with a C.V. to the School of Nursing at snhire@hku.hk.  Application forms (341/1111) can be obtained at http://www.hr.hku.hk/apptunit/form-ext.doc.  Further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk/.  Please indicate clearly in the form the post applied for, as well as the level and the reference number.

Review of applications will start on December 5, 2017 and continue until January 3, 2018, or until the posts are filled, whichever is the earlier.
The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only candidates shortlisted for interviews will be notified of the application result.