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Tenure-Track Associate Professor in Medical and Allied Healthcare Education (2 posts)

Other International
Contract type:
Interim, contract & temporary
Full time
NHS band:
Band 6, Band 7, Unbanded
Specialist areas:
Adult, Community, Education
Start Date:
The University of Hong Kong
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Applications are invited for the following joint positions in the Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine (through the Bau Institute of Medical & Health Sciences Education (BIMHSE)) and the Faculty of Education, to commence on September 1, 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter, on a 3-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal and consideration for tenure before the second 3-year fixed-term contract.

Tenure-Track Associate Professor in Medical and Allied Healthcare Education (2 posts) (Ref.: 201701450)

One appointee’s tenure home would be the Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine and the other the Faculty of Education. Besides contributing to development and delivery of current Medical and Healthcare Education programmes and collaborations, the aim of the positions would be to provide training in clinical education to allied healthcare professionals (AHPs) in the region.

Applicants for both positions should have a doctoral degree in Medical Science, Healthcare Education, or a related field (see below for Faculty-specific requirements) and demonstrated strong teaching and research experience in the relevant area. The appointees will work with colleagues in both faculties to develop a new M.Ed. specialism in Medical & Health Sciences Education. The appointees will be expected to (i) develop and deliver postgraduate clinical education course(s); (ii) supervise student projects and theses; (iii) conduct research in the area of clinical education; and (vi) take up administrative and/or clinical duties.

Post 1: BIMHSE in the Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine - in addition to the above, excellent interpersonal skills, self-motivation, aptitude in instructional design using social media/e-learning applications, and a keen interest in promoting undergraduate student learning are essential. For academic questions please contact Professor C.S. Lau, Associate Dean (Teaching & Learning), at

Post 2: Faculty of Education - in addition to the above, applicants should be professionally qualified as a Speech-Language Therapist. The appointee will contribute to the professional development of clinical supervisors through the work of the Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences. There will also be opportunities for leading the development of innovative clinical services in the Division’s Speech, Language and Hearing Clinic. For academic questions please contact Dr. Susan Bridges, Assistant Dean at

A globally competitive remuneration package commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, as well as 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 be provided as applicable.

Applicants should send a completed application form, an up-to-date C.V., and a teaching and research statement to (for Post 1) or (for Post 2). Application form (341/1111) can be downloaded at Further particulars can be obtained at Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend an interview. Closes December 29, 2017.

The University is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to equality, ethics, inclusivity, diversity and transparency; and is committed to a Non-sm

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