Applications are invited for appointment as Clinical Associate Professor of Practice in Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, School of Clinical Medicine (Ref.: 517579), to commence as soon as possible on a four-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance.
Applicants should possess a medical qualification registrable with the Medical Council of Hong Kong and a higher professional qualification of Specialty Fellowship in Cardiothoracic Surgery of The College of Surgeons of Hong Kong or equivalent. They should be specialized surgeons of seniority and be clinically competent in the field of Thoracic Surgery. They should have a strong commitment to, and demonstrated excellence in, teaching medical students and training residents, and the capacity to contribute to undergraduate curriculum development. They should also have good achievements in research and publications. Direct communication with patients is required and the languages employed are Cantonese, Putonghua and English.
The appointee will teach, organize and develop undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, conduct high-quality scholarly research, provide clinical service and patient care at the University's teaching hospitals, and contribute to administrative duties in the Department and the Faculty. In addition, he/she may be required to assist in the development of the HKU-Shenzhen Hospital, and travelling to Shenzhen may therefore be necessary. Further information about the Department can be obtained at http://www.surgery.hku.hk.
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. 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 and upload (a) an executive summary describing the most outstanding accomplishments and qualifications; (b) a C.V. and a publication list highlighting the best papers; and (c) a 1-page description of the future career and research plan. Review of applications will start on December 15, 2022 and continue until January 31 2023, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.