THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Tenure-Track Clinical Professor - Obstetrics and Gynaecology 

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

Tenure-Track Clinical Professor

Ref.  :  201701651 


Department  : Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology 

Closing Date : January 31, 2018  
 
Applications are invited for appointment as Tenure-Track Clinical Professor in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, to commence as soon as possible, on a four-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal and with consideration for tenure before the expiry of a second four-year fixed-term contract.

Applicants should possess a medical qualification registrable with the Medical Council of Hong Kong and a specialist qualification in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, i.e. Fellowship of the Hong Kong Academy of Medicine (Obstetrics and Gynaecology) or equivalent.  Preference will be given to those with subspecialty interests or qualifications in Maternal and Fetal Medicine.  Ability to speak Cantonese will be an advantage, although teaching, research and professional activities are conducted in English.
Applicants should have a proven capacity and potential in high-quality research, and demonstrated excellence in teaching and student supervision at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.  They must also demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching, and be able to contract to the enhancement and development of medical and health sciences courses in the Faculty.  Those with the experience of having successfully developed and submitting research grants and having worked effectively with major international partners and funding agencies; interacting effectively across multiple sectors; and experience with establishing and managing studies involving colleagues with different disciplinary backgrounds may be favourably considered.  The appointee will undertake teaching responsibilities, and organize and develop both undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.  He/She is expected to conduct high-quality scholarly research, provide clinical service and patient care at the University’s teaching hospital, and participate in services/administration at Departmental, Faculty and University levels.  He/She is also expected to play a key role in leading the development of academic scholarship and teaching programmes of the Department.  Information about the Department can be obtained at http://www.obsgyn.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 send a completed application form together with an up-to-date C.V. and at least three reference letters with specific comments on the applicants’ academic competence to the Department at medhr1@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 December 20, 2017 and continue until January 31, 2018, or until the post is 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. 

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