Tenure-Track Clinical Assistant Professor in Geriatric Medicine

Hong Kong (HK)
02 Aug 2018
30 Aug 2018
Geriatric medicine
Career Level
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Full Time

The University of Hong Kong

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 Assistant Professor in Geriatric Medicine

Applications are invited for appointment as Tenure-Track Clinical Assistant Professor in Geriatric Medicine 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 contract.

Applicants should possess a medical qualification registrable with the Hong Kong Medical Council. They should have a track record of research in geriatric medicine, and of clinical services in geriatric medicine.  Previous teaching experience is required. The appointee will take part in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, supervision of postgraduate students, academic research, and clinical services. He/She is also expected to perform administrative duties at Departmental and/or Faculty level.  Information about the Department can be obtained at http://www.medic.hku.hk/.

A globally competitive remuneration package commensurate with the appointee’s qualifications and experience will be offered. 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 also be provided as applicable.

Applicants should send a completed application form together with an up-to-date C.V. to the Department by clicking the apply button. 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 from September 3, 2018 and continue until September 24, 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.

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