Tenure-Track Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

The University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong (HK)
April 09 2018
Other, Education
Organization Type

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 Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (Ref.: 201800466)

Applications are invited for appointment as Tenure-track Professor in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, to commence as soon as possible, on a three-year fixed-term basis, with consideration for tenure before the end of a second fixed-term contract.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D, MD, DVM or an equivalent degree in biomedical sciences or related disciplines.  They should also have a distinguished track record in conducting cutting edge research of originality and depth with significant external funding support.  Preference will be given to those with demonstrated abilities in the establishment of multidisciplinary and collaborative biomedical research in reproductive biology or reproductive medicine.  The appointee is expected to lead a vigorous, internationally competitive research program.  He/She will also teach, organize and develop undergraduate and postgraduate courses in reproductive health for the Department and the Faculty.  Information about the Department can be obtained at http://www.obsgyn.hku.hk/.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.  The appointment 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.

Applicants should send a completed application form together with an up-to-date C.V., and at least three reference letters with specific comments on the applicants’ academic competence to medhr3@hku.hk. Application forms (341/1111) can be obtained at http://www.hr.hku.hk/apptunit/form-ext.doc.Further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk/.  Review of applications will start on April 24, 2018 and continue until May 15, 2018, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.  

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; and is committed to a Non-smoking Policy


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