THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Clinical Assistant Professor of Practice in Medical Oncology

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
05 Jul 2018
End of advertisement period
31 Dec 2018
Ref
201800972
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

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.  Proven capacity and potential in performing research in their respective field would be an advantage.  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.  Those who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 201800256) 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 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 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 as soon as possible and continue until December 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.

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