Improving Pig Health and Production in Hong Kong
The overall aim of the Project is to improve pig health and production in individual farms while enhancing the economic and environmental sustainability of pig farming in Hong Kong, for the benefit of individual farmers as well as society in general. The objectives are to identify the constraints to achieving higher pig health and productivity in Hong Kong; and develop interventions to improve pig productivity, health and welfare, as well as food safety, economic and environmental sustainability.
A DVM or equivalent from a HKVSB recognized institution is required. For post (1), swine medicine specialist qualification is also required. Proficiency in Cantonese and Putonghua is desirable. For post (2), holder of a valid Hong Kong driving license (Class 1 and 2) and proficiency in Cantonese are also required. Proficiency in Putonghua is desirable.
For post (1), at least 5 years' experience as swine practitioner; experience in commercial pig production on husbandry, genetics, nutrition, economics, supply chain and market requirements; and practical experience in the management of major swine production-limiting diseases (including on-farm disease outbreak investigation involving gross-pathology/PM diagnosis/serology/sampling as well as health record analysis) are required. For post (2), at least 2 years' experience in veterinary practice or any other relevant industry is required. For posts (1) and (2), experience in commercial clinic set-up (including in-house lab and pharmacy, and electronic record systems) is desirable.
Successful candidates may be considered for appointment on a full-time or part-time basis.
Remuneration package will be highly competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience. Fringe benefits for full-time appointment include gratuity, leave, medical, dental schemes and housing benefits (where applicable).
Further information on the posts 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 : email@example.com/Fax : 2788 1154 or 3442 0311].
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