Tenure Track Clinical Associate Professor or Clinical Assistant Professor in Restorative Dental Sciences
University of Hong Kong Faculty of Dentistry
Hong Kong

Tenure-Track Clinical Associate Professor/Clinical Assistant Professor in Restorative Dental Sciences


Apply nowRef.: 495681
Work type: Full-time
Department: Faculty of Dentistry (08000)
Categories: Professoriate Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Tenure-Track Clinical Associate Professor/Clinical Assistant Professor in Restorative Dental Sciences in the Faculty of Dentistry (Ref.: 495681), to commence as soon as possible on a four-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal upon mutual agreement and with consideration for tenure before the expiry of a second four-year fixed-term contract. 


The HKU Faculty of Dentistry is the only dental school in Hong Kong and is the only one in Greater China that uses English as the medium of instruction. The Faculty offers both undergraduate and postgraduate dental education which is internationally renowned. The high quality of the Faculty’s teaching and learning, clinical services and research excellence have won global recognition, as evidenced by the Faculty’s World Number One Ranking by the QS World University Ranking by Subject in the years 2016, 2017 and 2018.  The Faculty also plays an important role in public and professional education through its knowledge exchange activities as well as in dental and oral health researches, and promotions in international, regional and local communities.


The Faculty is seeking an academic clinician with a strong interest in clinical dental practice, teaching and learning and a passion for research. Applicantsshould have demonstrated a high level of expertise in undertaking a leadership role in the development of teaching and learning related to contemporary philosophies and advanced practice in Cariology, Caries Management and Restorative Dental Practice. Those with a demonstrated research track record in Cariology and/or Restorative Dentistry are highly desirable.


For appointment as Clinical Associate Professor, applicants should possess a Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Dentistry, clinical specialist or equivalent status in Restorative Dentistry or Prosthodontics, and a Ph.D. degree or equivalent.  They should also have (i) proven evidence for quality research, publications in high quality international journals, and local and regional recognition for scholarship and professional expertise; (ii) demonstrated ability in undergraduate and postgraduate education, clinical practice and research; (iii) active participation in Faculty and University affairs; and (iv) solid experience in knowledge exchange (KE) activities and leadership in professional education programmes or community engagement.


For appointment as Clinical Assistant Professor, applicants should possess a Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Dentistry, and a Master of Dental Surgery degree or equivalent in Restorative Dentistry or Prosthodontics.  They should also have (i) ability in undergraduate and postgraduate clinical teaching and clinical practice; (ii) potential for and interest in research; (iii) ability and willingness to participate in Faculty affairs; and (iv) experience in KE activities.


Information about the Faculty can be obtained at http://facdent.hku.hk/.  For general enquiries about the post, please contact Professor T.F. Flemmig, Dean of the Faculty of Dentistry at flemmig@hku.hk.  For further information about the duties of the post, please contact Professor M.F. Burrow at mfburr58@hku.hk.


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, totaling up to 15% of basic salary. Housing benefits will also 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., and indicate clearly which level they wish to be considered for. Closes June 18, 2019 .


Advertised: May 17, 2019 (HK Time) 
Applications close: Jun 18, 2019 (HK Time)

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