The overall aim of the Projects are to improve poultry / pig health and production in individual poultry / pig farms while enhancing the economic and environmental sustainability of poultry / pig farming in Hong Kong, for the benefit of individual farmers as well as society in general.
The objectives are to identify the constraints to achieving higher poultry / pig health and productivity in Hong Kong; and develop interventions to improve poultry / pig productivity, health and welfare, as well as food safety, economic and environmental sustainability.
Shift duty and working on Saturday, Sunday / public holidays may be required.
A good honours degree / Higher Diploma / Higher Certificate in Animal Science / Science or related disciplines, with at least 2 years’ working experience in related fields.
Holder of a valid Hong Kong driving license (Class 1 and 2) and fluency in English and Cantonese (preferably in Putonghua) are also required.
Experience in handling and management of farm animals (especially poultry / pigs) is desirable. Experience in commercial clinic set-up / laboratory work associated with animals (including support for teaching and research) would be an advantage.
Candidates with lower qualifications or less experience may be considered for appointment at the rank of Junior Technician.
Successful candidates may be considered for appointment on a full-time or part-time basis.
Salary and Conditions of Service
Salary offered will be highly competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience. Fringe benefits for full-time appointment include leave, medical and dental consultations at the campus clinic.