Clinical Associate Professor/Clinical Assistant Professor

Hong Kong (HK)
24 Jan 2018
31 Mar 2018
Career Level
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Full Time

Founded in 1911, the University of Hong Kong is committed to the highest international standards of excellence in teaching and research, and has been at the international forefront of academic scholarship for many years. The University has a comprehensive range of study programmes and research disciplines spread across 10 faculties and over 140 academic departments and institutes/centres. There are 28,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students who are recruited globally, and more than 2,000 members of academic and academic-related staff coming from multi-cultural backgrounds, many of whom are internationally renowned.  

Tenure-Track Clinical Associate Professor/Clinical Assistant Professor in Endocrinology / Diabetes / Metabolism in the Department of Medicine

Applications are invited for appointment as Tenure-Track Clinical Associate Professor/Clinical Assistant Professor in Endocrinology/Diabetes/Metabolism 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 qualification registrable in Hong Kong, the M.R.C.P. (U.K.) or equivalent, and the relevant higher academic and professional qualifications (e.g. M.D., Ph.D., F.R.C.P.).  Ability to speak Cantonese is preferred as direct communication with patients is required in clinical service, although teaching, research and professional work is conducted in English. Applicants should also have extensive experience and expertise in managing patients with disorders in endocrinology/diabetes/metabolism in addition to general medical patients, a distinguished record of research in endocrinology/diabetes/metabolism, substantial achievements in research publications and an excellent track record of successful grant applications. Applicants at the level of Clinical Associate Professor should have an established international reputation in the field, demonstrated outstanding accomplishments in teaching and curriculum development at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and demonstrated administrative leadership and team building capacity at an appropriate level within a university setting. Applicants at the level of Clinical Assistant Professor should have demonstrated accomplishment in teaching of medical undergraduates. The appointee is expected to make leading contributions to organize and develop undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, conduct research, and provide clinical service and patient care at the University’s affiliate teaching hospitals. Information about the Department can be obtained at

A globally competitive remuneration package commensurate with the appointee’s qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income.  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 be provided as applicable.  

Applicants should submit a completed application form together with an up-to-date C.V. to the Department at Applicants should indicate clearly which level they wish to be considered for. Application forms (341/1111) can be downloaded by clicking the apply button. Further particulars can be obtained at Review of applications will start on January 22, 2018 and continue until March 31, 2018.

The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only candidates shortlisted for interviews will be notified of the application result.

The University is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to equality, ethics, inclusivity, diversity and transparency; and is committed to a Non-smoking Policy