Job Opportunities

Academic Position(s)

Thank you for your interest in our department. However, we are not accepting applications for Academic appointments at this time.

Administrative Position(s)

The Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences (DOVS), working with more than 200 ophthalmologists and visual scientists in Hong Kong and mainland China, is committed to advancing patient services, research, and training and education to the highest quality in all major areas of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences. We are also dedicated to worthwhile community programmes and public education projects. DOVS, always “in search of excellence”, is looking for candidates to take up positions in our clinical and research (academic, community and translational) programmes involving ophthalmic investigations, public education, out-reach, and ophthalmic studies on disease entities, including COVID-19, children eye diseases autoimmune diseases, ocular surface diseases, refractive errors, ocular cancers, dry eye disease, thyroid eye diseases, glaucoma, and retina diseases. We are highly committed to supporting career development of all staff members.

The appointee(s) will (a) participate in and provide logistics support to the CUHK Jockey Club Myopia Prevention Programme to be held on Saturdays or Sundays; (b) co-ordinate with schools and NGOs on children eye screening and education programmes; (c)  assist in daily office operations; (d) carry out ophthalmic investigations to be conducted in eye screening projects; and (e) perform other tasks as assigned. In-house training will be provided where appropriate.

Applicants should have (i) a Bachelor’s degree; (ii) a good command of English and Chinese; (iii) high proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) and other Windows applications; (iv) a good command of spoken English and Putonghua; and (v) a self-motivated, hardworking and honest attitude.
Appointment will initially be made on a 1-year contract commencing as soon as possible, renewable subject to good performance and mutual agreement.

You can apply the post by click HERE

Closing Date: Jun 21, 2022

The Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences (DOVS), working with more than 200 ophthalmologists and visual scientists in Hong Kong and the mainland China, is committed to advancing patient services, research, and training and education to the highest quality in all major areas of ophthalmology and visual sciences. We are also dedicated to worthwhile community programmes and public education projects. DOVS, always “in search of excellence”, is looking for candidates to take up positions in our clinical and research (academic, community and translational) programmes involving ophthalmic investigations, public education, out-reach, and ophthalmic studies on disease entities, including COVID-19, children eye diseases autoimmune diseases, ocular surface diseases, refractive errors, ocular cancers, dry eye disease, thyroid eye diseases, glaucoma, and retina diseases. We are highly committed to supporting career development of all staff members.

The appointee(s) will be responsible for (a) assisting in daily office operation such as data entry, handling invoice and reimbursement and reception duties; (b) providing secretarial support; (c) providing logistical support to events and meetings; (d) co-ordinating with vendors for facilities’ maintenance and works; and (e) performing other tasks as assigned.

Applicants should have (i) completed secondary education; (ii) Grade E/Level 2 or above in at least 5 subjects in HKCEE, including Chinese and English (Syllabus B); OR any combination of results in at least 5 HKDSE subjects (including Level 2 or above in Chinese and English): Level 2 or above in NSS subjects, “Attained” or above in ApL subjects (subject to a maximum of 2 subjects), and Grade E or above in Other Language subjects; (iii) fast and accurate typing skill; (iv) proficiency in computer applications, including Chinese word-processing, and MS PowerPoint and Excel; (v) a good command of spoken English and Chinese (including Putonghua); and (vi) good interpersonal skills and telephone manners.

Applicants must submit copies of HKCEE/HKDSE certificates showing that they have fulfilled the language requirements and academic qualifications stated above, otherwise their applications will NOT be considered.

Appointment will initially be made on a 1-year contract, renewable subject to good performance and mutual agreement.

You can apply the post by click HERE

Closing Date: Jun 21, 2022

Clinical Position(s)

Thank you for your interest in our department. However, we are not accepting applications for Clinical appointments at this time.

Research Position(s)

The Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences (DOVS), working with more than 200 ophthalmologists and visual scientists in Hong Kong and mainland China, is committed to advancing patient service, research, and training and education to the highest quality in all major areas of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences. We are also dedicated to worthwhile community programs and public education projects. DOVS, always “in search of excellence”, is looking for local and overseas candidates to take up positions in our clinical and research (academic, community and translational) programmes involving clinical ophthalmology, ophthalmic investigations, public education, out-reach, specific disease entities such as children eye diseases, autoimmune eye diseases, ocular surface diseases, refractive errors, ocular cancers, dry eye disease, thyroid eye diseases, glaucoma, retina diseases and genetic eye diseases.

Applicants should have (i) a PhD degree; (ii) proficiency in English; (iii) the ability to work independently and within a team; (iv) a keen interest in research work, preferably in the field of ophthalmology and visual sciences; (v) an effective, intelligent, energetic, resourceful and forward-looking work attitude; and (vi) personal integrity, sincerity and good team spirit at work. Preference will be given to those who have experience in at least one of the following areas: (1) cell biology; (2) molecular genetics; (3) ophthalmic investigations; (4) epidemiology; (5) medical statistics; (6) data analysis; (7) artificial intelligence/machine learning algorithms; and (8) software engineering. Both local and overseas applications are welcome.

Duties include (a) handling small animals and developing disease model; (b) conducting experiment with primary human tissues and blood; (c) co-ordinating research projects and developing research methods; (d) processing clinical and investigative data; (e) statistical analysis, manuscript and grant preparation; and (f) performing other departmental tasks as assigned.

Appointment will initially be made on contract basis for one year commencing as soon as possible, renewable subject to good performance and mutual agreement.

You can apply the post by click HERE

This is an ongoing job post and the closing date will update until further notice.

The Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences (DOVS), working with more than 200 ophthalmologists and visual scientists in Hong Kong and mainland China, is committed to advancing patient service, research, and training and education to the highest quality in all major areas of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences. We are also dedicated to worthwhile community programs and public education projects. DOVS, always “in search of excellence”, is looking for local and overseas candidates to take up positions in our clinical and research (academic, community and translational) programmes involving clinical ophthalmology, ophthalmic investigations, public education, out-reach, specific disease entities such as children eye diseases, autoimmune eye diseases, ocular surface diseases, refractive errors, ocular cancers, dry eye disease, thyroid eye diseases, glaucoma, retina diseases and genetic eye diseases.

Applicants should have (i) a PhD degree; (ii) proficiency in English; (iii) the ability to work independently and within a team; (iv) a keen interest in research work, preferably in the field of ophthalmology and visual sciences; (v) an effective, intelligent, energetic, resourceful and forward-looking work attitude; and (vi) personal integrity, sincerity and good team spirit at work. Applicants should have experience in at least one of the following areas: (1) artificial intelligence/deep learning algorithms; (2) computational biology and bioinformatics or genomics/epigenomics (3) software engineering. Preference will be given to those who have experience in at least one of the following areas: 1) cell biology; 2) molecular genetics; 3) ophthalmic investigations; 4) epidemiology; 5) medical statistics; 6) data analysis. Both local and overseas applications are welcome.

Duties include (a) co-ordinating research projects and developing research methods; (b) processing clinical and investigative data; (c) statistical analysis, manuscript and grant preparation; and (d) performing other departmental tasks as assigned.

Appointment will initially be made on contract basis for one year commencing as soon as possible, renewable subject to good performance and mutual agreement.

You can apply the post by click HERE

This is an ongoing job post and the closing date will update until further notice.

Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, working with more than 200 ophthalmologists and visual scientists in Hong Kong and mainland China, is committed to advancing patient service, research, and training and education to the highest quality in all major areas of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences. We are also dedicated to worthwhile community programmes and public education projects. The Department, always “in search of excellence”, is looking for candidates to take up positions in our clinical and research (academic, community and translational) programmes involving ophthalmic investigations, public education, out-reach, and ophthalmic studies on eyes diseases including glaucoma. We are highly committed to supporting career development of all staff members.

Applicants should have (i) a Bachelor’s degree or above, preferably obtained from a local university; (ii) an excellent command of written and spoken English and Chinese; (iii) research skills such as data collection, analysis of surveys and questionnaires; and (iv) a strong sense of responsibility as well as good communication skills.

Duties include (a) assisting in a research impact case project; (b) providing administrative support; (c) undertaking research, developing and implementing advanced high technology with the guidance from Postdoctoral Fellows or Technicians; and (d) performing other duties as assigned.

Appointment will initially be made on contract basis for one year, renewable subject to good performance and mutual agreement.

You can apply the post by click HERE

This is an ongoing job post and the closing date will update until further notice.

The Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences (DOVS), working with more than 200 ophthalmologists and visual scientists in Hong Kong and mainland China, is committed to advancing patient services, research, and training and education to the highest quality in all major areas of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences. We are also dedicated to worthwhile community programmes and public education projects. DOVS, always “in search of excellence”, is looking for candidates to take up positions in our clinical and research (academic, community and translational) programmes involving ophthalmic investigations, public education, out-reach, and ophthalmic studies on disease entities, including COVID-19, children eye diseases autoimmune diseases, ocular surface diseases, refractive errors, ocular cancers, dry eye disease, thyroid eye diseases, glaucoma, and retina diseases. We are highly committed to supporting career development of all staff members.

Applicants should have/be (i) a Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Biology, Health Sciences, or other related disciplines; (ii) knowledge of and experience in analysis of data using R, STATA, SAS or other statistical packages; (iii) good written and oral communication skills in English and Chinese; (iv) the ability to work independently and collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team; (v) responsible, mature and attentive to detail; (vi) an effective, intelligent, energetic, resourceful and forward-looking work attitude; and (vii) personal integrity, sincerity and good team spirit at work. Both local and overseas applications are welcome.

The appointee(s) will be responsible for (a) carrying out ophthalmic investigations in laboratories and clinics; and (b) supporting database development and data analysis in eye health care and research projects. In-house training will be provided where appropriate.

Appointment will initially be made on contract basis for one year, renewable subject to mutual agreement.

You can apply the post by click HERE

This is an ongoing job post and the closing date will update until further notice.