THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Tenure-Track Clinical Associate Professor in Cardiology 

Location
Hong Kong (HK)
Posted
12 Jan 2018
End of advertisement period
12 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Tenure-Track Clinical Associate Professor in Cardiology 

Ref. : 201800047 

Department  :  Department of Medicine 

Closing Date  :  February 12, 2018 
 
Applications are invited for appointment as Tenure-Track Clinical Associate Professor in Cardiology in the Department of Medicine, 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 degree registrable with the Medical Council of Hong Kong, a higher qualification in internal medicine, and specialist qualification in cardiology.  They should have proven capacity and potential, and a track record of active research; demonstrated a strong commitment to excellence in clinical services and training; and engaged in undergraduate teaching.   The appointee should be fluent in Cantonese and English, and preferably Putonghua, although teaching, research and professional activities are conducted in English.  He/She is expected to participate in the planning and delivery of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes; conduct research in cardiology; develop and provide clinical services and patient care at University’s affiliate teaching hospitals; and contribute to administrative duties in the Department and the Hospitals.  Travelling to Mainland China will be required as the appointee will need to work at HKU-Shenzhen Hospital.  Information about the Department can be obtained at http://www.medic.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 an up-to-date C.V. to the Department at medhr@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 on January 29, 2018 and continue until February 12, 2018. 

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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