Tenure-Track Clinical Associate Professor/Clinical Assistant Professor (2 posts) in Implant

Location
Hong Kong
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
May 24, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time


Applications are invited for appointment as Tenure-Track Clinical Associate Professor/Clinical Assistant Professor (2 posts) in Implant Dentistry in the Faculty of Dentistry (Ref.: 504089), 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 for seven consecutive 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 demonstrate excellence in clinical care, research and teaching in the field of Implant Dentistry. They are expected to work collaboratively in a dynamic and diverse environment, develop a competitive research portfolio, and contribute to the curricula in Implant Dentistry at the undergraduate and postgraduate level.

For appointment as Clinical Associate Professor, applicants should possess a Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Dentistry, clinical specialist or equivalent status in Implant Dentistry, Prosthodontics or Periodontology, advanced training or experience in Implant Dentistry and a Ph.D. degree or equivalent. They should also have (i) proven evidence for quality research, publications in high quality international journals, and local and regional recognition for scholarship and professional expertise; and significant research portfolio in Implant Dentistry as senior/independent investigator; (ii) demonstrated ability in undergraduate and postgraduate education, clinical practice and research; (iii) active participation in Faculty and University affairs; and (iv) solid experience in knowledge exchange (KE) activities and leadership in professional education programmes or community engagement. The appointee will assume the duties of Programme Director for the Master of Science in Implant Dentistry.

For appointment as Clinical Assistant Professor, applicants should possess a Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Dentistry, and a Master of Dental Surgery degree or equivalent in Implant Dentistry, Prosthodontics or Periodontology, and advanced training or experience in Implant Dentistry. They should also have (i) ability in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and clinical practice; (ii) potential for and interest in research; and good research portfolio in Implant Dentistry as junior investigator; (iii) ability and willingness to participate in Faculty affairs; and (iv) experience in KE activities.

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 further information about the posts, 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 appointments 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 posts. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V., and indicate clearly which level they wish to be considered for. Closes June 23, 2021 .

Advertised: May 24, 2021 (HK Time)
Applications close: Jun 23, 2021 (HK Time)

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