CITY UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Veterinary Primary Care

Location
83 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong
Posted
13 Nov 2020
End of advertisement period
13 Dec 2020
Ref
[Ref. C/633/09]
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

  

Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Primary Care in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences [Ref. C/633/09]

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.

CityU is the first University in the region to offer a Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine (BVM), with the College of Veterinary Medicine at Cornell University as our international partner.  The 6-year BVM, established in 2017, has received provisional accreditation from the Australasian Veterinary Boards Council Inc (AVBC).

The Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences (VCS) was established in 2020 in the Jockey Club College of Veterinary Medicine and Life Sciences (JCC) at CityU.  The Department has a clear vision to be Asia’s preeminent body advancing veterinary clinical science in response to evolving societal needs. Our strategic goals include attracting world-class clinical faculty to secure full accreditation of the BVM with AVBC and the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS), establishing Hong Kong’s first academic post-graduate veterinary residency-training programmes, establishing an outstanding clinical research environment to deliver outcomes that benefit all species, and fostering strong community engagement through excellent clinical service and outreach.

The position will be appointed on clinical track or tenure track.

Applications and nominations are invited for the above posts:

Duties

The appointee will actively contribute to the missions of VCS to train highly professional veterinary clinicians, to advance animal health through cutting-edge clinical research and to engage with and support the local community.  The appointee will teach across the BVM curriculum to ensure that students can attain Day 1 competences by integrating and applying knowledge, skills and professional attitudes.  The appointee will provide didactic and laboratory teaching.  They will also support students on clinical rotations which begin in 2022.  The appointee will take up administrative work and other duties to facilitate the development of the College and its Departments as a whole.  Involvement in clinical research is supported and encouraged.

Requirements

The appointee shall possess a veterinary qualification recognized for registration as a veterinary surgeon in Hong Kong with degrees in Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) or Bachelor of Veterinary Science (BVSc), or equivalent in all levels of appointments.  Board certification (European, Australian/New Zealand, American, including ABVP, or equivalent Boards) in the relevant discipline is required for appointment at Clinical Associate Professor level or above.  For Clinical Assistant Professor, credentials for Board certification should be completed, or near completion.  In some cases, a PhD with advanced training in the relevant clinical discipline may be considered as equivalent to board certification.  Experience in clinical teaching, service and research is required.  A PhD is preferred for clinical track and essential for tenure track.

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).  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 Veterinary Clinical Sciences, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong (email: julia.beatty@cityu.edu.hk or wong.joe@cityu.edu.hk).

To apply, please submit an online application at http://jobs.cityu.edu.hk, and include a cover letter outlining the interest in the position, teaching statement, diversity statement and current curriculum vitae.  Nominations can be sent directly to Professor Julia BEATTY (email: julia.beatty@cityu.edu.hk).  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 48th, and 4th among top 50 universities under age 50 (QS survey 2021); 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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