City University of Hong Kong is a dynamic, fast-growing university that is pursuing excellence in research and professional education. As a publicly funded institution, the University is committed to nurturing and developing students’ talents and creating applicable knowledge to support social and economic advancement. The University has nine Colleges/Schools. As part of its pursuit of excellence, the University aims to recruit outstanding scholars from all over the world in various disciplines, including business, creative media, data science, energy and environment, engineering, humanities and social sciences, law, science, veterinary medicine and life sciences.
The new Jockey Club College of Veterinary Medicine and Life Sciences at City University of Hong Kong in collaboration with Cornell Universityâs College of Veterinary Medicine is assembling an outstanding group of international academics to undertake teaching and research in the Department of Infectious Diseases and Public Health.Â The Department is rapidly developing as an international research-oriented centre to support veterinary training and research in Hong Kong and the region.Â It is well positioned to provide a strong link between the preclinical veterinary sciences and applied (clinical) veterinary medicine.Â In another dimension it focuses on One Health, an area spanning the health of animals, humans and the environment.Â The Department plays a key role in teaching students for the Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine programme and the MSc in Aquatic Production and Veterinary Health, as well as in other related activities such as enabling postgraduate research opportunities.Â Departmental faculty members undertake teaching, research and diagnostic service across their areas of specialty.
Applications are now invited for the above posts:
The innovative Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine curriculum includes a number of courses on Food Safety/Veterinary Public Health, one of the four pillars of strategic missions and major research strength. The appointee is expected to contribute to the further development and implementation of the professional veterinary curriculum in the area of Food Safety/Veterinary Public Health; foster excellence in veterinary education and research; teach and manage undergraduate and postgraduate courses; develop new research directions and maintain robust research programmes; and carry out administrative work and other duties to facilitate the development of the Department and the College as a whole.
A Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree or an equivalent veterinary degree, preferably registrable in Hong Kong, with evidence of further postgraduate education in the form of Diplomate status in a recognized specialty board and/or an advanced degree in Food Safety/Veterinary Public Health. A PhD in a relevant discipline (veterinary medicine, animal science, biology) or equivalent is highly preferred. Applicants must have demonstrable evidence of research success including the ability to obtain research funding, and strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work collaboratively as a member of an academic team. Experience in tertiary level curriculum development in the subject areas, and knowledge of local and regional (Mainland China) Food Safety regulations would be an asset.
Salary and Conditions of Service
Remuneration package will be driven by market competitiveness and individual performance.Â Excellent fringe benefits include gratuity, leave, medical and dental schemes, and relocation assistance (where applicable).Â Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract.
Information and Application
Further information on the posts and the University is available at , or from the Department of Infectious Diseases and Public Health, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong (email : ).