Tenure-Track Clinical Associate Professor/Clinical Assistant Professor (several posts)

first_imgHKUMed is now seeking exceptional candidates in the followingdisciplines to join its ranks:Anaesthesiology/ Clinical Oncology/ Community Medicine / DiagnosticRadiology/ Emergency Medicine/ Family Medicine and Primary Care/Medicine/ Microbiology/ Obstetrics and Gynaecology/ Ophthalmology/Orthopaedics and Traumatology/ Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine/Pathology/ Psychiatry/ SurgeryApplications are invited for appointments as Tenure-TrackClinical Associate Professor/Clinical Assistant Professor (severalposts) within the LKS Faculty of Medicine (Ref.: 502971), tocommence as soon as possible, on a four-year fixed-term basis, withthe possibility of renewal and consideration for tenure before theexpiry of a second four-year fixed-term contract. Exceptionallyoutstanding candidate may be considered for appointment on tenureterms.Applicants should possess a medical qualification registrable withthe Medical Council of Hong Kong, with the attainment of the statusas Fellow of the Hong Kong Academy of Medicine or equivalent. Theyshould display strong clinical acumen and skills in the relevantspecialty, with demonstrated experience in teaching medicalstudents, interns and trainees. Proven capacity to initiate andcontribute to basic, clinical and/or translational research isessential. It is also advantageous to have a higher academicqualification (e.g. MD, MS, PhD).Appointees shall be mapped to the relevant departments with astrategic role to play in growing the clinical services. They shallalso focus on the education of medical students, postgraduateteaching and supervision, as well as academic research. They may beassigned to discharge duties at hospital(s) and clinic(s)affiliated with HKU Health System.Those with less qualifications and experiences may be consideredfor appointment as Clinical Assistant Professor. There will beopportunities for academic growth, career development andmentorship, with protected time for educational and clinicalresearch activities, depending on the appointees’ interests andaccomplishments. Applicants who have responded to the previousadvertisement (Ref.: 501783) need not re-apply.Information about respective Departments and Schools can beobtained at https://www.med.hku.hk/en/Schools-and-Departments.A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications andexperience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medicalbenefits. At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% ofgross income. The appointments will attract a contract-end gratuityand University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme,totalling up to 15% of basic salary. A start-up package that iscommensurate with the needs and experience of the appointee will beprovided. A monthly cash allowance will be offered to thesuccessful candidates. Housing benefits will also be provided asapplicable.The University only accepts online application for the above posts.Applicants should apply online with (a) an executive summarydescribing their most outstanding accomplishments andqualifications; (b) an up-to-date C.V. highlighting their bestpublications in recent years; and (c) a 1-page description of theirfuture research and career plan.Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continueuntil July 3, 2021 , or until the posts are filled,whichever is earlier.Advertised: Jan 4, 2021 (HK Time)Applications close: Jul 3, 2021 (HK Time)last_img read more

USC quarterback JT Daniels transfers, team announces

first_imgUSC may be down a quarterback heading into the 2020 season.JT Daniels, the No. 2 pro-style quarterback and No. 16 overall prospect in the class of 2018, has entered the transfer portal, the team annonced on Thursday. USC QB JT Daniels has put his name in the transfer portal.Here is @USCCoachHelton’s statement: pic.twitter.com/yCl2hnK6Kj— USC Trojans (@USC_Athletics) April 16, 2020MORE: Will coronavirus cancel college football in 2020?Daniels started in 11 games as a freshman in 2018, completing 216 of 363 passes (59.5 percent) for 2,672 yards and 14 touchdowns to 10 interceptions. He was hurt in the first game of the 2019 season, however, tearing his ACL and meniscus in the second quarter of a 31-23 win over Fresno State. He finished the game and the season completing 25 of 34 passes for 215 yards, a touchdown and an interception.That opened the door for backup Kedon Slovis — a three-star pro-style quarterback in the class of 2019 — to gain control of the offense. He started the remainder of USC’s 12 games, completing 282 of 392 passes for 3,502 yards and 30 touchdowns to just nine interceptions.last_img read more