Applications are invited for appointment as Tenure-Track Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor (several posts) in the School of Nursing (Ref.: 507800), to commence as soon as possible, on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal and consideration for tenure before the expiry of a second three-year fixed-term contract.
Applicants should possess a primary nursing qualification registrable with the local Nursing Council or an equivalent international regulator, and a Ph.D. degree in nursing or other healthcare-related disciplines. They should have a well-recognized track record of research and scholarship, as measured by impactful publications, extramural grant success, supervision of research postgraduate students in tertiary institutions and cross-disciplinary collaborative ties locally and internationally, outstanding academic leadership and evidence of international recognition. Demonstrated experience in developing and implementing curricula and innovative teaching to prepare students adequately for the challenges presented within all aspects of the nursing field is essential. Those with lower qualifications and/or less experience may be considered for appointment as Associate Professor/Assistant Professor, and may be provided with opportunities for academic growth, career development, mentorship and protected time for educational and research activities, depending on the appointees’ interests and accomplishments.
The appointees shall focus on the education of nursing students, postgraduate teaching and supervision, as well as academic research. They are also expected to perform administrative duties at the School and Faculty levels. Information about the School can be obtained at https://nursing.hku.hk. Those who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 503194) need not re-apply.
A highly competitive salary commensurate with 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. Housing benefits will also be provided as applicable.
The University only accepts online application for the above posts. Applicants should apply online with (i) an executive summary outlining their field of research and major contributions to teaching and learning, research and scholarship, administration, as well as knowledge exchange; (ii) an up-to-date CV together with a publication list highlighting their best four publications in the recent six years; and (iii) indicate specifically the post they are applying for. Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until October 31, 2021, or until the posts are filled, whichever is earlier.