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Tenure-Track Associate Professor/Assistant Professor

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 519757
Work type: Full-time
Department: Medical Ethics and Humanities Unit, School of Clinical Medicine (20005)
Categories: Professoriate Staff
Hong Kong

Applications are invited for appointment as Tenure-Track Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in the Medical Ethics and Humanities Unit, School of Clinical Medicine (Ref.: 519757), to commence as soon as possible, on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and with consideration for tenure before the expiry of a second fixed-term contract.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. or equivalent in Bioethics, Philosophy, Law, Social Sciences, Humanities, Arts or a related field, and experience in medical ethics or health humanities. Clinical background is preferred.  Applicants should have a proven track record in both teaching and research in bioethics/health humanities or any of the diverse fields that contribute to the ethical and humanistic dimensions of medical research and practice, as well as a good understanding of the local medical training culture and healthcare system.  Excellent communication skills that enable meaningful dialogues and collaborations at the interface between medicine, healthcare and a range of humanities disciplines; and a good network of Hong Kong’s civic sectors or NGOs with potential teaching partners of Medical Humanities programme, are desirable.  Those with less experience may be considered for the appointment as Assistant Professor. 

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.  Housing benefits will also be provided as applicable.

The University only accepts online application for the above post.  Applicants should apply online, accompanied by an up-to-date C.V., an indication of research orientation and specialty of interest, as well as names of at least 3 referees who are able to comment on the applicant’s academic abilities and contributions.  Review of applications will start from April 17, 2023 and continue until August 31, 2023, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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