Applications are invited for appointment as Tenure-Track Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor (several posts) in the School of Nursing (Ref.: 512094), 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, cross-disciplinary collaborative ties locally and internationally, outstanding academic leadership and evidence of international recognition. Experience in developing and implementing curricula and innovative teaching to prepare students adequately for challenges presented within all aspects of the nursing field is essential. Those with less experience may be considered for the appointment as an Associate Professor/Assistant Professor, and 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 advertisements (Ref.: 503194 and 507800) need not re-apply.
A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. Salaries tax does not exceed 15% of the gross income at current rates. The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totaling 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; and (ii) an up-to-date CV together with a publication list highlighting their best four publications in the past six years. Applicants should indicate specifically the post they are applying for. Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until September 30, 2022, or until the posts are filled, whichever is earlier.