Tenure-Track Clinical Associate Professor - Department of Surgery
Applications are invited for appointment as Tenure-Track Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Surgery, 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 higher specialist qualification of Specialty Fellowship in Surgery or equivalent. They should be specialized surgeons of seniority and be clinically competent in the field of vascular surgery. Applicants should have proven achievements in research and publications; a strong commitment to, and demonstrated excellence in, teaching medical students and training residents; and the ability to contribute to undergraduate curriculum development. Direct communication with patients is required and the languages employed are English, Cantonese and Putonghua. The appointee will teach, organize and develop undergraduate and postgraduate programmes; conduct high-quality scholarly research; provide clinical service and patient care; and contribute to administrative duties in the Department, Faculty and the University. He/She will discharge his/her duties at the University’s teaching hospitals in Hong Kong and the HKU-Shenzhen Hospital. Travelling to Shenzhen is therefore necessary. Information about the Department can be obtained at http://www.surgery.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 candidates. Housing benefits will also be provided as applicable.
Applicants should send a completed application form together with an up-to-date C.V. to the Department at firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 August 16, 2018 and continue until August 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.