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Clinical Associate Professor/Clinical Assistant Professor
The University of Hong Kong

  • Feb. 6, 2018
 
  • Clinical Associate Professor/Clinical Assistant Professor
  • Faculty of Dentistry
  • The University of Hong Kong

    Hong Kong
 
  • Apr. 30, 2018
  • Available immediately
  •  
 
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Dentistry - General
    Orthodontics
 
 
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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 over 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 Clinical Associate Professor/Clinical Assistant Professor in Orthodontics / Non-Tenure Track Clinical Associate Professor of Orthodontic Practice/ Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthodontic Practice in the Faculty of Dentistry (Ref.: 201800076)

Applications are invited for appointment as Tenure-Track Clinical Associate Professor/Clinical Assistant Professor in Orthodontics or Non-Tenure Track Clinical Associate Professor of Orthodontic Practice/Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthodontic Practice in the Faculty of Dentistry, to commence as soon as possible, on a four-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal upon mutual agreement. For the tenure-track post, application for tenure will normally be considered before the expiry of the second four-year fixed-term contract.

The HKU Faculty of Dentistry is the only dental school in Hong Kong and is the only one in Greater China that uses English as the medium of instruction. The Faculty offers both undergraduate and postgraduate dental education which is internationally renowned. The Faculty’s strategic research themes are biomedical and tissue engineering, infection and immunity, and public health and healthy ageing. The high quality of the Faculty’s teaching and learning, clinical service and research excellence has won global recognition of its achievements, as evidenced by the World Number One Ranking of the Faculty of Dentistry by the QS World University Ranking by Subject in the years 2016 and 2017. The Faculty also plays an important role in public and professional education, through its knowledge exchange activities as well as in dental and oral health research and promotion, in international, local and regional communities.

For appointment as Clinical Associate Professor in Orthodontics, applicants should possess a dental Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, clinical specialist in Orthodontics or equivalent status, and a Ph.D. degree or equivalent. They should also have: (i) proven ability for quality research, publications in international journals, and evidence of local and regional recognition for scholarship and professional expertise; (ii) demonstrated ability in undergraduate and postgraduate education, clinical practice and research; (iii) demonstrated participation in Faculty and University affairs; and (iv) demonstrated ability in knowledge exchange activities, and leadership in professional education programmes or community engagement.

For appointment as Clinical Assistant Professor in Orthodontics, applicants should possess a dental Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, and a Master of Dental Surgery degree or equivalent. They should also have (i) ability in undergraduate and postgraduate clinical teaching and practice; (ii) potential for and interest in research; and (iii) ability and willingness to participate in Faculty affairs and in knowledge exchange activities.

For appointment as Clinical Associate Professor of Orthodontic Practice/Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthodontic Practice, applicants should possess a dental or medical Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, clinical specialist status in Orthodontics recognized by the College of Dental Surgeons of Hong Kong or its equivalent in overseas jurisdictions, and at least 7 years’ experience for Clinical Associate Professor in the relevant specialty after gaining clinical specialist status, and at least 6 years of post-BDS degree (or equivalent) dental practitioner experience for Clinical Assistant Professor. Applicants for Clinical Associate Professor should also have: (i) proven ability of scholarship in undergraduate and postgraduate clinical teaching and practice; and (ii) evidence of local or regional recognition of clinical excellence. Applicants for Clinical Assistant Professor should also have: (i) evidence of contributions to undergraduate and postgraduate clinical teaching and practice; and (ii) evidence of local or regional recognition of clinical competence.

Clinical professoriate staff are expected to undertake a comprehensive portfolio of clinical teaching, research, knowledge exchange and administration, while clinical practice professoriate staff who may be local or overseas dentists in private practice or academic settings will focus mostly on teaching and teaching development, and clinical service.

Information about the Faculty can be obtained at http://facdent.hku.hk/. For general queries about the post, please contact Professor T.F. Flemmig, Dean of the Faculty of Dentistry at flemmig@hku.hk. For further information about the duties of the post, please contact Dr. Y. Yang at yangyanq@hku.hk.

A globally competitive remuneration package 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 subsidy will be provided as applicable.

Applicants should send a completed application form, together with an up-to-date C.V. to the Faculty at dentalhr@hku.hk. Application forms (341/1111) can be downloaded at http://www.hr.hku.hk/apptunit/form-ext.doc. Further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk/. Closes April 30, 2018.

The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only candidates shortlisted for interviews will be notified of the application result.

The University is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to equality, ethics, inclusivity, diversity and transparency


 
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