Lecturer in the School of Biomedical Sciences

The University of Hong Kong - School of Biomedical Sciences

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. 

Lecturer in the School of Biomedical Sciences (Ref.: 201701396) 

Applicants are invited for appointment as Lecturer in the School of Biomedical Sciences, to commence in January 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter, on a two- or three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal. 

Applicants should have a Ph.D., M.D. or M.B.B.S. degree and be highly motivated in teaching and learning. They should have good teaching skills in gross anatomy and histology for the medical, nursing, pharmacy, and biomedical sciences programmes, and an excellent command of spoken and written English, organizational and interpersonal skills. The appointee is expected to strengthen the teaching in anatomy when he/she assumes duty. He/She will work closely with a team of colleagues dedicated to the development and delivery of innovative pedagogical approaches to improve student learning across several undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes. For further information about the post, please contact Dr. L.K. Chan (e-mail: lapki@hku.hk). Those who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 201701230) need not re-apply. 

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. 

Applicants should send a completed application form together with an up-to-date C.V., relevant teaching evaluation and 3 confidential references to the School at sbmsapts@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 October 27, 2017 and continue until November 30, 2017, or until the post is filled, whichever is the 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; is committed to a Non-smoking Policy

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