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Clinical Professor / Clinical Associate Professor / Clinical Assistant Professor

LKS Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong SAR, China
~USD13,000 to ~USD25,000 / month + cash allowance + medical & dental benefits
Closing date
25 Jun 2023

Job Details

The LKS Faculty of Medicine of the University of Hong Kong (HKUMed), being one of the top medical schools in Asia and in the world, is now seeking seasoned clinical practitioners in all medical disciplines to join our professoriate team, either on the conventional academic track, or the practice track that emphasizes teaching, clinical services and translational research performance.

You should have a sustained record of excellence in one or more of the following areas:

i. Clinical Services

ii. Teaching and Learning

iii. Knowledge Exchange and Services

iv. Research (basic science, translational and/or clinical research)

You should process a medical qualification with demonstrated post-qualification clinical experience, and a specialist qualification in the relevant discipline. Applicants without specialist qualifications may be considered on a case-by-case basis.

You will be performing clinical duties at one or more of our four affiliate teaching hospitals: You may also be allowed to undertake clinical outside practice at these hospitals and receive additional remuneration on top of your HKUMed salary.

HKUMed offers a highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.  The mid-point of the basic salary range of our clinical professoriate at different ranks are as follows:

Clinical Assistant Professor:  ~USD13,000 per month

Clinical Associate Professor: ~USD20,000 per month

Clinical Professor:                  ~USD25,000 per month

In addition, you will receive clinical cash allowance (11% – 26% of basic salary), on-call allowance (if applicable), housing benefit, contract-end gratuity, and medical and dental benefits to you and your family members.  Relocation assistance will be provided to mainland and overseas appointees to move to Hong Kong and settle in.

You may be able to obtain full medical registration in Hong Kong without the need to undergo local licensing examinations after working with us for at least 5 years under the new regulatory regime of the HKSAR Government.

If you are interested to explore your career opportunities in Hong Kong, please contact HKU Health System at for further information.


Founded in 1887, HKUMed is the oldest institution of higher education in Hong Kong and is well-known as a pioneer in medical education, training and research, while proudly upholding a reputation for morality, vision and care.

HKUMed has continually set the benchmark for excellence in Asia.  We were ranked in 20th place worldwide in the category “Clinical, Pre-clinical and Health Subjects” in the 2022 Times Higher Education World University Rankings and has jumped to 31st position in the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings by Subject in 2023 in Medicine.  There are approximately 3,300 undergraduate students taking our seven full-time undergraduate programmes. We also count about 1,600 postgraduate students in our student body.

Teaching is conducted by more than 450 full-time teaching staff from our six schools and department, alongside about 3,000 honorary teachers, most of whom are doctors and medical professionals in public hospitals or private practitioners.  We have 1,500 research and research-related personnel. In terms of research output, 17 of our academics were named as “Highly Cited Researchers” by Clarivate Analytics in 2021, a record high for the Faculty.

HKUMed is embarking on a major recruitment drive to support our expanding teaching, research and clinical services activities. In return, we offer abundant opportunities, strong funding support, connections to national and global networks, and an exciting academic culture grounded in innovation, rigorous enquiry and a compassionate commitment to improving human health.

To learn more, please visit

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Room 601, 6/F, Academic Building,
3 Sassoon Road,
Hong Kong Island

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