Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Veterinary Clinical Skills in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences [Ref. C/809/09]
City University of Hong Kong (CityU) is one of the world’s leading universities, known for innovation, creativity and research. We are now seeking exceptional scholars to join us as Assistant Professors/Associate Professors/Professors/Chair Professors (on substantiation-track) in all academic fields with special focuses on One Health, Digital Society, Smart City, Matter, Brain, and related interdisciplinary areas. Research fields of particular interest include, but not limited to:
- biomedical science and engineering
- veterinary science
- computer science and data science
- neuroscience and neural engineering
- bio-statistics and AI-healthcare
- smart/semi-conductor manufacturing
- AI/robotics/autonomous systems
- aerospace and microelectronics engineering
- energy generation and storage
- digital business and innovation management
- fintech and business analytics
- computational social sciences
- digital humanities
- digital and new media
- law and technology
- private law
- healthy, smart and sustainable cities
Successful candidates should have a demonstrated ability to build a world-class research programme related to CityU’s strategic research areas, plus a commitment to education and student mentorship. Candidates must possess a doctorate in their respective field by the time of appointment.
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 positions will be appointed on the clinical track or tenure track.
The appointee will actively contribute to the missions of the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences 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 according to his/her skill set to ensure that students can attain Day 1 competence in veterinary clinical skills. The appointee will help to provide practical guidance on learning, teaching, and assessing essential clinical skills, techniques, and procedures in both educational and workplace environments; and take up administrative work and other duties to facilitate the development of the College and its Departments as a whole. Active involvement in research is expected.
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, or equivalent Boards) in any 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. Experience in clinical teaching in higher education, 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 Professor Paulo STEAGALL (email: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com).
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