CITY UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Head of Department of Infectious Diseases and Public Health

Location
83 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong
Posted
15 May 2020
End of advertisement period
14 Jun 2020
Ref
[Ref. C/574/09]
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

  

Head of Department of Infectious Diseases and Public Health, Jockey Club College of Veterinary Medicine and Life Sciences [Ref. C/574/09]

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. 

Applications and nominations are invited for the above post:


The Position

The Head of Department will provide leadership and strategic direction in research and veterinary professional education.  The Head will encourage and promote academic excellence, and steer the Department to enhance the mission and vision of the University in alignment with the University’s Strategic Plan.


The Person

A doctorate degree, or a veterinary degree, with outstanding leadership skills, and a distinguished record in teaching, research and scholarship, and service.  The person has demonstrated outstanding management effectiveness in a veterinary academic environment, and strong communication and networking skills to build and nurture internal and external contacts to the benefit of the Department.  Outstanding candidates from non-veterinary backgrounds will also be considered.

Post Specification

Salary and Conditions of Service

The appointee will be offered appointment to an academic rank commensurate with qualifications and experience.  The headship appointment will be on a concurrent basis for an initial period of about three years.  Remuneration package will be attractive and driven by market competitiveness and individual performance.  Excellent fringe benefits include gratuity, leave, medical and dental schemes, and relocation assistance (where applicable).

Information and Application

Further information on the post and the University is available at http://www.cityu.edu.hk, or from the Human Resources Office, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong [Email : ph.search@cityu.edu.hk/Fax : 2788 1154 or 3442 0311].

To apply, please submit an online application at http://jobs.cityu.edu.hk, and include a current curriculum vitae.  Nominations can be sent directly to the Human Resources Office, or email to "ph.search@cityu.edu.hk". The screening process will continue until the position is filled.  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 the World’s Most International Universities (THE 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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