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Professor and concurrently as Dean
Unit: School of Medical and Health Sciences
Post: Professor and concurrently as Dean
Reference Number: TWC/24/080/MHS/Prof_Dean
Closing Date: Until the position is filled

Reporting to the Vice President (Academic), the appointee will be appointed substantively as Professor and concurrently as Dean of the School of Medical and Health Sciences (MHS). The School is a leading institution in Hong Kong that offers a range of bachelor degree honours programmes in Biomedical Science, Forensic Biomedical Science, Medical Laboratory Science, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Radiation Therapy, High Diploma in Health Science and Advanced Certificates in Occupational Therapy in Applied Geriatrics and Applied Paediatrics. The School nurtures graduates to meet the increasing demand for health care professionals in Hong Kong and contributes to the global healthcare community through research and scholarly activities.


  • Lead the educational, research, scholarly and public engagement activities of the School;
  • Effectively manage the resources of the School;
  • Support the President and Vice Presidents in advancing the College’s vision and goals, including attaining the university title and further the growth of the School through the development of an academic business plan and implementation of strategic initiatives;
  • Continuously enhance the research culture and output of the School by increasing its visibility and strengthening its local and international connections through interdisciplinary and impactful research as well as conference organization;
  • Oversee academic activities including academic development and validation, quality assurance, examination and assessment, student recruitment, committee works, whole person development activities of students; and
  • Undertake professional service to external professional body/organization, and provide public services to the community.


  • PhD degree/Professional Doctorate in a relevant discipline;
  • Relevant experience in the tertiary education sector, including programme development. Programme improvements and programme leadership;
  • Valid practicing certificate issued by the relevant professional body;
  • Extensive experience in research leadership with the ability to build and develop collaborative research teams, mentor academic staff to deliver high quality outcomes, attract and secure external research funding, manage research projects including complex budgets and reporting requirements; and
  • Demonstrated publications in journals with high impact in the relevant discipline, preferably with international reputation.


Fixed term contract will be offered to the appointee with possibility of renewal subject to good performance.  Salary will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.


An interested party may set out in detail in a written statement why the applicant considers himself or herself suitable for the position, together with a full curriculum vitae, to be sent either by email to [email protected] or to TT Ho of Korn Ferry (HK) Limited, 15/F, St George’s Building, 2 Ice House Street, Central, Hong Kong.  Review of applications will commence from 1 May 2024 and will continue until the post is filled.  Qualified applicants will normally receive a notification by Korn Ferry within four weeks from the submission of the application.


The College reserves the right not to fill the position.  The Personal Information Collection Statement will be provided upon request.  All enquiries, applications and nominations will be treated in strict confidence.


This is a re-advertisement.  Previous applicants need not submit their applications again.


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All information and personal data collected will be used solely for recruitment related purposes. For more information about the College, please visit our website:http://www.twc.edu.hk.


Thank you for your interest in this position.



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Kwai Chung, Hong Kong
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