Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology

August 21, 2022

Job Description

Applications are invited for appointment as Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, School of Clinical Medicine (Ref.: 515774), to commence as soon as possible, on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal, subject to financial availability and satisfactory performance.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Medicine, Surgery, Biomedical Engineering, Physics, Neuroscience, or a related discipline, with proven experience in clinical research and research project management.  They should also have solid research skills and track record focusing on cutting-edge orthopaedics and spine research including modelling and simulation, implant and bone interface, structural stability, automated diagnosis and prediction.  Good translational research grant history and fundraising ability are essential.  Previous clinical or industrial work experience with good knowledge of RCT design and management, FDA/CE regulations, as well as patent drafting are desirable.  The appointee should be creative with new research ideas, demonstrating self-initiative with independent working ability, strong problem-solving skills, excellent logical thinking and data sensitivity.  He/She should also be able to manage a close multi-disciplinary team and establish external collaborations, as well as coordinate translational research of the department. The appointee will develop research programmes independently; write scientific publications, grant proposals and reports; supervise research staff and research postgraduate students; participate in the planning and delivery of undergraduate/postgraduate programmes; and assist in administrative duties.

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 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., a covering letter stating their research background, and contact information of three referees.  Review of applications will start on August 18, 2022 and continue until September 29, 2022 or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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