The University of Hong Kong
Founded in 1911, the University of Hong Kong is committed to the highest international standards of excellence in teaching and research, and has been at the international forefront of academic scholarship for many years. The University has a comprehensive range of study programmes and research disciplines spread across 10 faculties and over 140 academic departments and institutes/centres. There are 28,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students who are recruited globally, and more than 2,000 members of academic and academic-related staff coming from multi-cultural backgrounds, many of whom are internationally renowned.
Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in the School of Chinese Medicine (Ref.: 201700907)
Applications are invited for appointments as Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in the School of Chinese Medicine, to commence as soon as possible, on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance.
Applicants should possess EITHER (i) a recognized Bachelor’s degree of a 5-year Chinese Medicine programme registrable with the Chinese Medicine Council of Hong Kong, (ii) a PhD degree in Chinese Medicine, (iii) a Certificate of Registration for Chinese Medicine Practitioner in Hong Kong, (iv) proven capacity and potential in research, with a track record of high-quality impactful research in the field of Chinese Medicine as indicated by publication record and external grants; and (iv) at least 5 years’ clinical or teaching experience at the undergraduate level in tertiary institution(s), OR (i) a recognized Bachelor’s degree in Chinese herbal medicine or related disciplines, (ii) a PhD degree in Chinese herbal medicine or related disciplines, (iii) proven capacity and potential in research, with a track record of high-quality impactful research in the field of Chinese herbal medicine as indicated by publication record and external grants, and (iv) at least 5 years’ teaching experience at the undergraduate level in tertiary institution(s). They should be proficient in written and spoken English. The appointees are expected to participate in the planning and delivery of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, conduct research, and provide regular clinical services in the School of Chinese Medicine (if they possess a certificate of Registration for Chinese Medicine Practitioner in Hong Kong).
A globally competitive remuneration package commensurate with the appointee’s qualifications and experience will be offered. 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, as well as leave, and medical benefits. Housing benefits will be provided as applicable.
How to apply
Applicants should send a completed application form together with a full C.V., a statement of professional interests and accomplishments, a research plan and 3 confidential references (quoting Ref.: 201700907) to firstname.lastname@example.org. Application forms (341/1111) can be downloaded at http://www.hku.hk/apptunit/form-ext.doc and further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk/. Closes September 30, 2017.
The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only candidates shortlisted for interviews will be notified of the application result.
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