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 seven 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, energy and environment, science and engineering, humanities and social sciences, law, veterinary medicine and life sciences .
The new College of Veterinary Medicine and Life Sciences at City University of Hong Kong in collaboration with Cornell University’s College of Veterinary Medicine is assembling an outstanding group of international academics to undertake teaching and research within the Department of Infectious Diseases and Public Health.
This academic unit is rapidly developing as an international research-orientated centre to support veterinary training and research in Hong Kong and the region.
The Department is well positioned to provide a strong link between the preclinical veterinary sciences and applied (clinical) veterinary medicine.
In another dimension it focuses on One Health, an area spanning the health of animals, humans and the environment. The Department plays a key role in teaching students in the Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine programme and also in the MSc in Aquatic Production and Veterinary Health, amongst other related activities, such as enabling postgraduate research opportunities.
Departmental staff members undertake teaching, research and diagnostic service across their areas of specialty.
Applications and nominations are now invited for the above posts :
establish and maintain robust clinical 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.
A PhD or equivalent is highly preferred. Candidates should possess a proven record of distinguished scholarly accomplishment including significant external funding support, strong leadership capabilities, and a record of active participation in academic affairs with evidence of balance and excellence in teaching, research and clinical activities that are appropriate to the interests of the Department.
Salary and Conditions of Service
Remuneration package will be driven by market competitiveness and individual performance. Excellent fringe benefits include gratuity, leave, medical and dental schemes, and relocation assistance (where applicable).
Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract.