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Tenure-Track Clinical Assistant Professor (2 posts)

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 517580
Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Surgery, School of Clinical Medicine (21700)
Categories: Professoriate Staff
Hong Kong

Applications are invited for appointment as Tenure-Track Clinical Assistant Professor (2 posts) in the Department of Surgery, School of Clinical Medicine (Ref.: 517580), to commence as soon as possible on a four-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal and consideration for tenure before the expiry of a second four-year fixed-term contract, subject to satisfactory performance.

Applicants should possess a medical qualification registrable with the Medical Council of Hong Kong, and preferably a higher professional qualification of Specialty Fellowship in Surgery of The College of Surgeons of Hong Kong or equivalent.  They should have a strong commitment to, and demonstrated excellence in, teaching medical students and training residents; the capacity to contribute to undergraduate curriculum development; outstanding achievements in research and publications; and proven clinical competence.  Direct communication with patients is required and the languages employed are Cantonese, Putonghua and English. 

The appointees 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.  They may be required to assist in the development of the HKU-Shenzhen Hospital, and travelling to Shenzhen may therefore be required.  Further information about the Department can be obtained at

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 appointments 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 posts. 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 papersÍž and (c) a 1-page description of the future research and career plan.  Review of applications will start on December 15, 2022 and continue until March 31, 2023, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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