Tenure-Track Clinical Assistant Professor in Periodontology

Location
Hong Kong
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Mar 17, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time


Applicants are invited for appointment as Tenure-Track Clinical Assistant Professor in Periodontology of the Faculty of Dentistry (Ref.: 503535), to commence as soon as possible on a four-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal upon mutual agreement and with consideration for tenure before the expiry of a second four-year fixed-term contract.

The 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 high quality of the Faculty’s undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, clinical services and research excellence attained global recognition, as evidenced by the Faculty’s World Number Ranking among the top 1% by the QS World University Ranking by Subject in the past six years. The Faculty’s strategic research themes include Clinical Artificial Intelligence, Craniofacial Regeneration, Microbiome Innovation, Oral Cancer, and Population Oral Health. 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 promotions in international, regional and local communities.

Applicants should possess a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Dentistry and a Master of Dental Surgery degree or equivalent in Periodontology. They should also have (i) ability in undergraduate and postgraduate clinical teaching and practice; (ii) potential for and interest in research; (iii) ability and willingness to participate in Faculty affairs; and (iv) participation in knowledge exchange activities.

The appointee will engage in the clinical and didactic teaching in Periodontology at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels, supervise research projects, be expected to develop his/her own line of research; and participate in the clinical and administration duties of the Faculty.

Information about the Faculty can be obtained at http://facdent.hku.hk/. For general enquiries, please contact Professor T.F. Flemmig, Dean of the Faculty of Dentistry at flemmig@hku.hk . For information about the post, please contact Professor W.K. Leung at ewkleung@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. Housing subsidy will also be provided as applicable.

The University only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V. Closes April 16, 2021 .

Advertised: Mar 17, 2021 (HK Time)
Applications close: Apr 16, 2021 (HK Time)

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