Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Kinesiology University of Hong Kong, School of Public Health Hong Kong

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Kinesiology

Ref.: 494030

Work type: Full-time

Department: School of Public Health (22400)

Categories: Professoriate Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Kinesiology in the School of Public Health (Ref.: 494030), to commence as soon as possible, on a three-year fixed-term basis with the possibility of renewal and with consideration for tenure before the expiry of a second three-year fixed-term contract.


Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in exercise science, kinesiology or a relevant discipline. They should have a strong research interest and publication record in the field of exercise, physical activity and health. A track record of high-quality impactful research indicated by publication record and external grants is expected. Applicants should also demonstrate a strong commitment to and evidence of excellence in teaching in a wide spectrum of courses in kinesiology such as exercise prescription and testing, strength and conditioning, sports nutrition, exercise and health/diseases, and exercise physiology. The appointee will contribute to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and curriculum development; conduct scientific research in accordance with the School’s strategies priorities, including its new thematic research programme of Healthy Cities in a Healthy World; undertake supervisory duties over research teams and postgraduate students; and assist in administrative duties in the School, Faculty and University.


A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual 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. Housing benefits will be provided as applicable.


The University only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V. Review of applications will start on February 27, 2019 and continue until July 31, 2019, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.


Advertised: Feb 13, 2019 (HK Time)

Applications close: Jul 31, 2019 (HK Time)

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