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Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor (Pharmacology) in the Department of Infectious Diseases and Public Health, Jockey Club College of Veterinary Medicine and Life Sciences [Ref. C/579/09]

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 now invited for the above posts:

 

Duties

The appointee is expected to contribute to the further development and implementation of the professional veterinary curriculum in the field of pharmacology.  S/he will teach and manage undergraduate and postgraduate courses; develop new research directions in veterinary pharmacology and maintain robust research programmes; and contribute to administrative work and other duties to facilitate the development of the Department and the College as a whole. 

Requirements

Applicants must have teaching and research experience in pharmacology appropriate with the academic level sought. A PhD in pharmacology is required, and experience relevant to veterinary pharmacology is desired.  Applicants must demonstrate an ability to attract external funding and have publication record consistent with their rank. Candidates for the post of Professor should possess a proven record of distinguished scholarly accomplishments including significant external funding support, strong leadership capabilities, and active participation in undergraduate and postgraduate education.

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 : shechen@cityu.edu.hk or chhung@cityu.edu.hk).

To apply, please submit an online application at http://jobs.cityu.edu.hk, and include a current curriculum vitae, a cover letter, and research and teaching statements based on the position.  Nominations can be sent directly to the Human Resources Office.  Applications and nominations will receive full consideration until the position is 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.

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