THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Tenure-Track Non-Clinical Assistant Professor - Diagnostic Radiology 

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

Tenure-Track Non-Clinical Assistant Professor

Ref.  :  201800183  

Department :  Department of Diagnostic Radiology 

Closing Date : April 15, 2018  

The Medical Faculty is the longest established institution in higher education in Hong Kong. It was first founded as the Hong Kong College of Medicine for Chinese by London Missionary Society in 1887, and was renamed as the Hong Kong College of Medicine in 1907. The Faculty was deemed as the premier Faculty when the University was established in 1911 and it is renowned for its academic excellence, world class research programmes, global connection and social impacts. Information about the Faculty can be obtained at https://www.med.hku.hk.

Applications are invited for appointment as Tenure-Track Non-Clinical Assistant Professor in the field of MRI physics jointly under the Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine (Department of Diagnostic Radiology), the Faculty of Social Sciences (Department of Psychology) and the Faculty of Engineering (Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering).  The appointee’s tenure home will be the Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine.  The appointment is to commence on May 1, 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter, on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal and with consideration for tenure before the expiry of a second three-year fixed-term contract.

The aim of the joint position is to foster interdisciplinary research across the Faculties of Social Sciences, Engineering and Medicine.  The appointee will also spearhead the development of MRI research and deliver undergraduate teaching in MRI physics in the School of Biomedical Sciences, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine.  MRI research and MRI physics will be incorporated into an undergraduate teaching component in both the Biomedical Engineering program in the Faculty of Engineering and the Neuroscience program in the Faculty of Social Sciences.  As part of the cross-faculty initiative, the appointee will (i) work with colleagues in the areas of MRI methods/sequence development; (ii) provide leadership in MRI research and organize core support services for image analysis to external users; (iii) teach undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in MRI physics; (iv) supervise student projects and theses; and (v) take up administrative duties as required.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree in Biomedical Engineering or related areas with excellent credential.  They should have demonstrated strong teaching and research experience in the relevant area, and have a strong commitment to Knowledge Exchange. 

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.  Housing benefits will be provided as applicable.

Applicants should send a completed application form, together with an up-to-date C.V., a research statement and a teaching statement to the Department at diaradio@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/.  Review of applications will start on March 15, 2018 and continue until April 15, 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.   

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