Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor

83 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong
Nov 08, 2019
End of advertisement period
Dec 08, 2019
[Ref. E/245/09] & [Ref. E/246/09]
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time


(1) Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor (Veterinary Anatomical Pathology) (2 posts) [Ref. E/245/09]

(2)    Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor (Veterinary Clinical Pathology) [Ref. E/246/09]

Department of Infectious Diseases and Public Health, Jockey Club College of Veterinary Medicine and Life Sciences

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.  Its mission is to achieve and sustain excellence in teaching and research in veterinary studies through advancing the understanding of the interconnectivity of animal and human health. This is an opportunity to join a vibrant and diverse international team shaping the future of veterinary education and research in the region. The Department plays a key role in teaching students of the Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine programme and providing postgraduate research training. Departmental 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 now invited for the above posts:


The appointees will provide clinical teaching in the context of their clinical diagnostic service.  They will help students integrate and apply knowledge, skills and professional attitudes; provide service to the Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory; and take up administrative work and other duties to facilitate the development of the Department and the College as a whole.  Active involvement in research is expected.


Applicants must have a DVM or equivalent degree. Board certification (e.g. European, Australia/New Zealand or American College) in the relevant discipline is also required for appointment at Associate Professor level or above.  For Assistant Professor appointment, credentials for Board certification should be completed or near completion.  Candidates for the post of Professor should demonstrate leadership in development and delivery of the clinical curriculum, and should have a distinguished international record of advancement of the field through clinical scholarship, innovation or research and a sustained contribution to leadership in the discipline internationally.

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.

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: or Departmental Administrator at

To apply, please submit an online application at, and include a current curriculum vitae, a cover letter, and teaching statement based on the position.  Nominations can be sent directly to the Human Resources Office.  Applications and nominations will receive full consideration until the positions are filled.  Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted; and those shortlisted for the post of Assistant Professor will be requested to arrange for at least 3 reference reports sent directly by the referees to the Department, specifying the position applied for.  The University’s privacy policy is available on the homepage.

City University of Hong Kong is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to the principle of diversity.  Personal data provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes.

Worldwide recognition ranking 52nd, and 4th among top 50 universities under age 50 (QS survey 2020); 1st in Engineering/Technology/Computer Sciences in Hong Kong (ARWU survey 2016); and 2nd Business School in Asia-Pacific region (UT Dallas survey 2017)

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