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 Department of Infectious Diseases and Public Health was established in July 2017. ÂIts mission is to achieve and sustain excellence in teaching and research through advancing the understanding of the interconnectivity of animal and human health. ÂThe Department is well positioned to provide a strong link between the preclinical veterinary sciences and applied (clinical) veterinary medicine. ÂIn another dimension it focuses on One Health, an area spanning the health of animals, humans and the environment. ÂThe Department plays a key role in teaching students in the Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine and providing postgraduate research training. ÂDepartmental academic staff members undertake teaching and research across their areas of specialty, and are actively engaged in enhancing the profile and effectiveness of veterinary training, public health and applied research through partnership and strengthening links with industry, business, commerce and other institutions locally and internationally.
Applications and nominations are invited for the above posts: Duties
Plan and establish world-class teaching and research facilities, teach and manage undergraduate and postgraduate courses, develop new research directions and maintain robust research programmes, and carry out administrative work and any other duties to facilitate the development of the Department and the College as a whole.
The appointee is also expected to contribute to the development and implementation of the professional veterinary curriculum in the area of Comparative Anatomy, modelled on the integrated Animal Body construct as delivered by our partner, Cornell University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. Requirements
A PhD in relevant disciplines (Comparative Anatomy/Histology/Embryology/Zoology/Vertebrate Morphology/Animal Science/Veterinary Medicine) or equivalent. A veterinary degree registrable in Hong Kong preferred, but not essential. ÂApplicants must have demonstrable evidence of research success (including publishing influential works and obtaining external research funding). ÂCandidates with background in the field of Comparative Anatomy are particularly encouraged to apply.
Candidates for the post of Professor should possess a proven record of distinguished scholarly accomplishment including significant external funding support, strong leadership capabilities, and active participation in graduate and undergraduate education. Â 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 : ).