Senior Lecturer / Lecturer / Senior Professional Practitioner / Professional Practitioner

Employer
The University of Hong Kong
Location
Hong Kong (HK)
Salary
Competitive
Posted
May 16 2018
Discipline
Other, Education
Organization Type
Academia

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.

Senior Lecturer / Lecturer / Senior Professional Practitioner / Professional Practitioner in Entrepreneurship in Biomedical Sciences and Biotechnology jointly in the Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine (School of Biomedical Sciences) and the Faculty of Science (School of Biological Sciences) (Ref.: 201800666)

Applicants are invited for appointment as Senior Lecturer/Lecturer/Senior Professional Practitioner/Professional Practitioner in Entrepreneurship in the field of Biomedical Sciences and Biotechnology.  This is a joint appointment between the Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine (School of Biomedical Sciences) and the Faculty of Science (School of Biological Sciences), with the former as the home department, to commence on January 1, 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter, on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal subject to funding availability and satisfactory performance.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Biomedical Sciences, Life Sciences, or other relevant disciplines, with substantial teaching or working experience (at least 10 years after attaining the doctoral degree for Senior Lecturer/Senior Professional Practitioner; applicants with at least 3 years’ post-doctoral experience will be considered for Lecturer/Professional Practitioner).  Teaching experience needs to be in the subjects related to entrepreneurship or business in the biomedical healthcare industry.  Applicants should also have strong communication, organizational and problem-solving skills; the ability to work independently and as part of a team; and the capacity to work under pressure and multi-task.  The appointee will work closely with a team of colleagues dedicated to the development and delivery of innovative pedagogical approaches to improve students’ learning experience across several undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes. Information about the Faculties can be obtained at https://www.med.hku.hk (Medicine) and http://www.scifac.hku.hk (Science); while information about the Schools can be obtained at http://www.sbms.hku.hk (Biomedical Sciences) and http://www.biosch.hku.hk (Biological Sciences).

A globally competitive remuneration package commensurate with the appointee’s qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to 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.  For Senior Lecturer and Senior Professional Practitioner, housing benefits will be provided as applicable.

Applicants should send a completed application form, together with an up-to-date C.V. (with relevant teaching evaluation, if any), a statement on teaching philosophy, and 3 confidential references to the Faculty at medhr2@hku.hk. Application forms (341/1111) can be downloaded at http://www.hku.hk/apptunit/form-ext.doc. Further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk/.  Review of applications will start from May 18, 2018 and continue until June 8, 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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