Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor (Poultry Health)
Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor (Poultry Health) in the Department of Infectious Diseases and Public Health [Ref. C/617/09]
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. 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 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 invited for the above posts:
The curriculum of the Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine programme at City University of Hong Kong includes a number of courses on Poultry Health. The appointee will be expected to contribute to the further development and implementation of the professional veterinary curriculum in the area of Poultry Health; foster excellence in veterinary education and research; teach and manage undergraduate and postgraduate courses; develop an independent research programme in poultry health; and carry out administrative work and other duties to facilitate the development of the Department and the College.
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 in a relevant discipline (poultry veterinary medicine, poultry nutrition and animal health) or equivalent is highly preferred. Applicants must have demonstrable evidence of research success, including the ability to obtain research funding.
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. Preference will be given to candidates with background in the field of Poultry Health.
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 http://www.cityu.edu.hk, or from the Department of Infectious Diseases and Public Health, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong (email : email@example.com).
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