Responsible for the management, operation and maintenance of on and off campus teaching and research laboratories in veterinary sciences;
provision of high quality service and support to academic staff and students using the teaching and research facilities in veterinary sciences.
Main duties include to :
Assist in the development and planning of teaching laboratories, including veterinary clinical skills laboratories;
Prepare teaching resources for veterinary clinical sciences courses;
Assist with equipment purchase and associated system / consumables and inventory control;
Maintain the teaching and learning infrastructure to the highest standards;
Assist the academic staff in carrying out teaching duties, developing teaching-related protocols and standard operating procedures;
Monitor and enforce facility and laboratory safety diligently as the Departmental Safety Officer;
Conduct risk assessments for the health and safety of users;
Facilitate quality assurance and accreditation schemes;
Coordinate applications for internal and external approval for issues related to veterinary sciences teaching;
Manage the budget and perform other administrative duties;
Supervise the technical team; and
Perform any other duties as assigned.
A PhD / Master’s / Bachelor’s degree in Veterinary Medicine / Animal Science / Biomedical Sciences / Molecular Biology / Cell Biology / Infectious Diseases or a related discipline, with at least 3 years’ experience in a teaching, research or diagnostic laboratory.
Applicants shall be organized, flexible and attentive to detail. Good command of written and spoken English and Chinese (including Putonghua) is required.
Experience in a clinical veterinary environment and in animal handling is desirable. A Certificate of Competency issued by the Boilers and Pressure Vessels Division and possession of valid Hong Kong driving license are preferred.
Shortlisted candidates will be invited for a written test.
Salary and Conditions of Service
Remuneration package will be highly competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience. Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract;
fringe benefits include gratuity, leave, medical and dental schemes.