Closing date: Jan 02, 2019
Description: 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 over 27,700 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.
Applications are invited for the following position in the Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine [through the Bau Institute of Medical & Health Sciences Education (BIMHSE)], to commence from 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.
Tenure-Track Associate Professor in Health Professions Education (HPE) (Ref.: 2018xxxxx)
The Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine and the Faculty of Education are collaborating to prepare future educators in the medical and allied health professions. Through the Bau Institute of Medical and Health Sciences Education (BIMHSE), the Faculty is recruiting a professoriate staff member in the field of Health Professions Education.
Applicants should have a post-graduate degree in Medical Science, Healthcare Education or in a related field. They should have demonstrated strong teaching and research experience in the relevant area, and have a strong commitment to Knowledge Exchange/community engagement. In addition, applicants with experience in curriculum development, teaching, administration and educational research are highly desirable; aptitude in instructional design using social media/e-learning applications, and a keen interest in promoting undergraduate student learning and postgraduate training are essential. As part of the cross-faculty initiative with the Faculty of Education, the appointee will be expected to work with colleagues in both faculties on a initiative to develop a new Master of Education (MEd) specialism in Health Professions Education (HPE). The appointee will be expected to (i) develop and deliver courses of the MEd programme specifically in the area of clinical education of Health Professions Education; (ii) supervise student projects and theses; (iii) conduct research within the area of clinical education; and (vi) take up administrative and/or clinical duties as required. Besides contributing to development and delivery of current medical and health sciences education programmes and collaborations, the appointee is expected to provide training in clinical education to allied healthcare professionals in the region.
Applicants should send a completed application form, an up-to-date C.V., and a teaching and research statement to [email protected] For academic questions about the position, please contact Professor GKK Leung, Associate Dean (Teaching & Learning), Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine at [email protected]
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. Information about the Faculty can be obtained at http://www.hku.hk/education.
Application form (341/1111) can be downloaded at http://www.hku.hk/apptunit/form-ext.doc. Further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend an interview. Review of applications will start on [4 weeks after posting] and continue until [8 weeks after posting], or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.
The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only shortlisted candidates will be notified of the application result.
The University is an equal opportunity employer