Applications are invited for appointment as Tenure-Track Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (Ref.: 508090), 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 fixed-term contract, subject to satisfactory performance.
Applicants should possess a medical qualification registrable with the Hong Kong Medical Council and a specialist qualification in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, i.e. Fellowship of the Hong Kong Academy of Medicine (Obstetrics and Gynaecology). Preference will be given to those with subspecialty interests or qualifications in Maternal and Fetal Medicine.
Applicants should have a proven capacity and potential in high-quality research, and demonstrated excellence in teaching and student supervision at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. They must also demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching, and be able to contribute to the enhancement and development of medical and health sciences courses in the Faculty. The appointee will undertake teaching responsibilities and organize and develop both undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. He/She is expected to conduct high-quality scholarly research, provide clinical service and patient care at the University's teaching hospital, and participate in services/administration at Departmental, Faculty and University levels. The appointee is also expected to play a key role in leading the development of academic scholarship and teaching programmes of the Department. Candidates with experience of having successfully developed and submitted research grants and worked effectively with major international partners and funding agencies; interacting effectively across multiple sectors; and establishing and managing studies involving colleagues from different disciplinary backgrounds may be favourably considered. Information about the Department can be obtained at http://www.hku.hk/obsgyn/.
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.
The University only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants should apply online, together with an up-to-date C.V. and an indication of research orientation and specialty of interest, and at least 3 referees who can comment on his/her academic scholarship. Review of applications will start from September 14, 2021 and continue until September 30, 2021 or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.