CALL FOR TENURE TRACK FACULTY
VinUniversity – College of Health Sciences
Rooted in Vietnam to become a world-class university,
VinUniversity invites global talents to
join us to develop research and innovation that can promote
positive and tangible impact to the lives of people, both locally
Nine reasons to consider joining VinUniversity:
Opportunities to strengthen your research team by awarding up
to 30 PhD and postdoctoral scholarships per year under the Vingroup
Science and Technology Scholarship Program (https://scholarships.vinuni.edu.vn/)
to conduct research at VinUniversity in collaboration with other
top universities in the world.
Professional development fund of $6,000 per year for tenure
track faculty, disbursed at your disposal.
Research mentorship program with University of Pennsylvania and
other leading Universities world-wide professors.
VinUniversity students are among the top 2% in the country,
passionate and hungry to learn. We are in the process of developing
new graduate programs (Master and PhD) for our Medical and Nursing
students and for graduate students who want to acquire skills and
knowledge in Health Care Research, Policy and Clinical
Strong and deep connection to the country’s largest and most
prestigious companies in the fields of healthcare and a dedicated
Joint Commission International (JCI) accredited hospital (Vinmec
Be an agent of change for the health care and education system
Spacious and modern workplace in a beautiful, newly built
campus in Hanoi, one of the fastest growing cities in Asia.
- Attractive compensation with a dynamic tenure track, in which
your performance will be measured by publications at top-tier
journals and conferences, as well as positive and tangible impact
to the lives of people, both locally and globally.
- Potential for competitive seed-funding, up to $100,000 for
tenure-track faculty and potentially more for distinguished
faculty, to support their research in the first three years at
THE COLLEGE OF HEALTH &
The College of Health Sciences (CHS) aims to advance health care
in Vietnam and the world through leading education, innovative
research, and technology. Our mission is:
- To develop world-class research and providing outstanding
health care education
- To pioneer the country’s health sciences education and
- To attract and develop healthcare leaders to advance health
sciences locally and globally.
Our strategic partner within Vingroup is Vinmec Healthcare
System – the leading private, not-for-profit health care provider
in Vietnam, which currently encompasses 7 hospitals and 4
outpatient clinics throughout Vietnam (with more than 1,600 beds),
together with its medical research institutes and centers. Vinmec
is the only healthcare provider in Vietnam offering 2 hospitals
with Joint-Commission International (JCI) accreditation (in Hanoi
and Ho Chi Minh city). The Vinmec Times City in Hanoi is our
primary teaching hospital for the College of Health Sciences. It
received the first JCI accreditation in 2015, the re-accreditation
in 2018, and is currently the only teaching hospital in Vietnam
with JCI recognition.
With a vision to advance health care through research, the
College of Health Sciences will also offer research opportunities
in all our programs and provide a supportive research environment
for our faculty and students. Taking advantage of being in the
ecosystem of Vingroup with a number of technology and
service-oriented companies such as Vinpearl, VinHomes, VinFast,
VinSmart, etc., the College will cooperate closely with these
companies in research to create breakthrough technology &
healthcare products and solutions.
Currently, the College offers undergraduate degree programs in
Nursing and Medicine while there are three residency programs
offered i.e. in Internal Medicine, Surgery, and Pediatrics. All of
the health sciences programs are competency-based, developed with
the University of Pennsylvania’s technical support. With UPenn’s
certified and validated curricula, world-class international and
Vietnamese faculty members, modern pedagogical approaches, and
infrastructure at the forefront of technology, we will prepare our
students to become healthcare leaders, innovators, and scientists
with an entrepreneurial mindset and as prospective agents of change
in the future.
The College of Health Sciences at VinUniversity is recruiting
multiple outstanding and innovative faculty members in all
major fields of pre-clinical, clinical, and other related health
sciences including, but not limited to:
- Histology / Embryology
- Communication and clinical skills
- General Surgery (clinical track)
- Pediatrics (Clinical track)
The College of Health Sciences faculty members will be
responsible for three major responsibilities: teaching, research,
and service (including clinical practices with clinical faculty).
The workload allocation will be based on faculty ranking and
faculty track in alignment with generally accepted international
standards and practices at health sciences universities.
KEY SELECTION CRITERIA
- Have a master/doctorate degree in related fields from
established prestigious universities.
- Have a strong knowledge of the subject area combined with a
broad subject background enabling contributions to teaching
- Have good experience in experiential leaning methods such as
TBL (Team-based Learning), PBL (Project-based Learning), ABL
(Action-based Learning) and can successfully employ them in all
- Have a strong record of research accomplishments or potential
for future accomplishments (research track).
- Have a high spirit and strong passion for education;
demonstrate distinction and/or strong potential in research; Agile
to embrace changes and take on new challenges; open-minded to new
and different environments; team-player willing to contribute to
organizational goals and initiatives.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills in
The salary and benefits are internationally competitive and
commensurate with qualifications and experience.
HOW TO APPLY
Please apply via http://apply.interfolio.com/83889 and send (1) a
cover letter, (2) a resume, (3) a teaching statement, (4) a
research statement; and (5) two recommendation letters. In doing
so, remember the following:
- Indicate in your cover letter which
field, rank and track you are applying for.
- Your resume should include a list of
all courses you have taught with the teaching/student evaluation
- Your teaching statement should
specify teaching methods you have used in your courses and plan to
use in your future courses (i.e., lecture, cases, flipped
classroom, team-based learning, service-based learning,
community-based learning, etc.).
- Your research statement should
include the primary theme(s) of your past and current research and
the theme(s) of your intended future research.
Consideration of candidates will occur on a rolling basis
beginning April 2021 and will continue
until the positions are filled.
The desired start date is August 2021,
subject to negotiation, to allow sufficient time for your course
preparation for the upcoming fall semester. If you currently reside
outside Vietnam, please indicate in your cover
letter whether you can relocate to Hanoi, Vietnam in
time (by September as latest). If not, please specify when you
We thank all applicants for their interest. Please note that
only those candidates selected for interviews
will be contacted.
LIVING AND WORKING IN HANOI, VIETNAM
- Work permit: VinUniversity will assist in and provide advice
for obtaining the necessary paperwork needed for employment in
Vietnam (visa, work permit, insurance, etc.). However, it is your
responsibility to ensure that you can satisfy all the paper
requirements in a timely manner.
- According to Vietnamese Law, expatriates are required to submit
all necessary documents for a work permit on the first day in
Vietnam. For more information about the necessary documents,
please refer to the information in this link.
- Living costs: Vietnam has a comparatively low cost of living
and expatriates can live a very comfortable life here with a
VinUniversity (VinUni: https://vinuni.edu.vn/) is the first
private, not-for-profit Vietnamese university established based on
international standards. The university integrates the models of
excellent international universities with the unique cultural and
economic characteristics of Vietnam, to make a breakthrough in
Vietnamese higher education and to become a world-class
VinUni has strategic collaborations with the world’s leading
universities, including Cornell University and the University of
Pennsylvania. These universities have become close advisors and
crucial enablers in establishing the three colleges at VinUni:
College of Business and Management, College of Engineering and
Computer Science, and College of Health Sciences. Every aspect of
the University: its curricula, research, faculty, student body,
facilities, and campus life, is being developed to meet the highest
standards set by the world’s leading accrediting and ranking
organizations, such as ABET, AACSB, Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) and
Times Higher Education (THE).
VinUni’s founding benefactor Vingroup is one of the biggest
private conglomerates in Asia with the largest market
capitalization value in Vietnam. As a multisector corporation,
Vingroup focuses on three main areas: Technology; Industrials; and
Property Services. VinUni is proud to be a part of the Vingroup
ecosystem, giving its students opportunities to connect with
several high quality research institutes (such as VinAI, VinBrain,
and Vin BigData), pioneering industrial enterprises (such as
VinSmart and VinFast), and leading Vietnamese companies (such as
Vinpearl, Vincom Retail, Vinmec, and Vinhomes)
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