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Research Assistant Professor in the Division of Spine Surgery

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 516000
Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, School of Clinical Medicine (21000)
Categories: Academic-related Staff
Hong Kong

Applications are invited for appointment as Research Assistant Professor in the Division of Spine Surgery of the Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, School of Clinical Medicine (Ref.: 516000), to commence as soon as possible on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in relevant fields including medicine, surgery, or a related discipline, with at least 5 years’ work experience in both clinical and laboratory research, and project management.  Solid research skills and track records, focusing on cutting-edge orthopaedics and spine research including prediction modelling and simulation, big data acquisition and analysis, are crucial.  Clinical or industrial work experience in study proposal and design, randomized controlled trial management and site supervision, and good knowledge of FDA/CE regulations are desirable.  They should have creativity with new research ideas, self-initiative with independent working ability, strong problem-solving skills with excellent logical thinking and data sensitivity, and the ability to manage a close multi-disciplinary team, establish external collaborations, as well as coordinate translational research of the department.  Those who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 515458) 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. 

The University only accepts online application for the above post.  Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V., a covering letter stating their research background, and contact information of three referees.  Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until August 30, 2022, or until the post is filled, which is earlier.

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