Associate Professor/Assistant Professor
The University of Hong Kong
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. Ranked 21st among the top 200 universities in the world by the UK's Times Higher Education, the University has a comprehensive range of study programmes and research disciplines spread across 10 faculties and about 100 sub-divisions of studies and learning. There are over 23,400 undergraduate and postgraduate students coming from 50 countries, and more than 1,200 members of academic and academic-related staff, many of whom are internationally renowned.

Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in the Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences of the Faculty of Education (Ref.: 20100764)

Applications are invited for appointments as Associate Professor/Assistant Professor (2 posts) in the Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences of the Faculty of Education, tenable from September 2011 and initially on a three-year fixed-term basis. All positions offer the possibility of renewal and appointees will be considered for tenure after satisfactory completion of a second three-year fixed-term contract. One of the appointments will be made under the Centenary Recruitment Plan (CRP). Information about the CRP can be obtained at

The Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences has been pioneering research and teaching on communication disorders in Hong Kong and in the region. Further information about the Faculty can be obtained at

Applicants must possess a Ph.D. degree specializing in communication disorders or a related field. The applicant should have: (1) demonstrated research excellence; (2) teaching experience in a university; and (3) knowledge of Cantonese and a recognized speech therapy clinical qualification would be advantageous but not essential.

Annual salaries will be in the following ranges (subject to review from time to time at the entire discretion of the University):

Associate Professor: HK$636,420 - 984,180
Assistant Professor: HK$484,980 - 749,520
(approximately US$1 = HK$7.8)

The level of appointment and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary, as well as leave, and medical/dental benefits. Housing benefits will be provided as applicable. At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income.

Further particulars and application forms (152/708) can be obtained at; or from the Appointments Unit (Senior), Human Resource Section, Registry, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong(fax: (852) 2540 6735 or 2559 2058; e-mail: For further information about the posts, please contact Dr. Lena L.N. Wong, Head of the Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences, 5/F., Prince Philip Dental Hospital, 34 Hospital Road, Hong Kong (fax: 2559 0060; e-mail: Review of applications will start from the end of December 2010, and will continue until the posts are filled. Candidates who are not contacted within 3 months of the application date may consider their applications unsuccessful.

The University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a No-Smoking Policy

Posted 12/13/2010

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