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Job ID: 158849

Science Officer (Small Ruminants)
City University of Hong Kong

Date Posted May 14, 2021
Title Science Officer (Small Ruminants)
University City University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Department Jockey Club College of Veterinary Medicine and Life Sciences
Application Deadline open until filled
Position Start Date available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Veterinary Medicine - General
    Small/Lab Animal Medicine

Scientific Officer (Small Ruminants) in the Jockey Club College of Veterinary Medicine and Life Sciences (Ref. C/644/09)

The Jockey Club College of Veterinary Medicine and Life Sciences (JCC) has established a six-year Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine (BVM) Programme in Hong Kong and has provisional accreditation with the Australasian Veterinary Boards Council, and is on track for full accreditation with graduation of the first BVM cohort in 2023. This young, vibrant veterinary school has its mission to be one of the top 20 veterinary schools internationally within 20 years. We are looking for competent, enthusiastic veterinary clinicians with a passion for teaching evidence-based veterinary medicine and clinical skills to the next generation of veterinarians, to join our team.

The professional veterinary Scientific Officer will contribute to the teaching of undergraduate veterinary students with a focus on clinical skills training, clinical laboratories and clinical rotations. Duties include to:
Teach, support and assess undergraduate students’ veterinary clinical skills in tutorials, field trips, practical classes and other training activities;
Tutor problem-based learning courses in the BVM curriculum;
Provide ambulatory veterinary services for small ruminants (goats) in Hong Kong as required, and teach veterinary students small ruminant handling and clinical skills during an ambulatory veterinary placement;
Assist with the development and implementation of course-based materials and resources;
Provide administrative support to academic faculty for teaching and learning such as managing course content on the JCC’s online learning platform and assessment activities; and
Perform any other duties as assigned.

A Bachelor’s degree in veterinary medicine registerable in the Veterinary Surgeon’s Board of Hong Kong with a valid Practicing Certificate and not less than 5 years’ working experience in a veterinary clinical environment and a valid Hong Kong driving license (Class 1) are required. Experience as a clinical veterinarian is essential, preferably with small ruminant experience.
The ability to speak Cantonese and/or Mandarin is desirable but not essential. Additional qualifications or experience in veterinary education would be an advantage.

Salary and Conditions of Service
Remuneration package will be highly competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience. Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract; fringe benefits include gratuity, leave, medical and dental schemes.

Information and Application
Further information on the post and the University is available at, or from the Human Resources Office, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong (Email : : 2788 1154 or 3442 0311).

To apply, please submit an online application at Applications will be reviewed on a continuing basis until the position is filled. Applications will receive full consideration and only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. 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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