Clinical Professor/Clinical Associate Professor/Clinical Assistant Professor in Equine Clinical Sciences in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences [Ref. C/621/09]


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:

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.

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Applications and nominations are invited for the above posts:

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.

Duties

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 clinical research and to engage with the local community.  The appointee will have a strong focus on teaching of equine sciences across the Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine (BVM) curriculum to ensure that students can attain Day 1 competences related to equine practice.  The appointee will help students integrate and apply knowledge, skills and professional attitudes; integrate with and provide clinical services for our clinical partner, the Hong Kong Jockey Club; 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, as part of a team, is expected.

Requirements

The appointee shall possess a veterinary qualification recognized for registration as a veterinary surgeon in Hong Kong.  Board certification (European, Australian/New Zealand, American or equivalent Boards, including ABVP) in equine medicine, equine sports medicine or equine practice 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.  Candidate with a PhD and relevant experience will also be considered.  Experience in clinical teaching, service and research is required.  A PhD is preferred.

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 Julia BEATTY (email: julia.beatty@cityu.edu.hk/wong.joe@cityu.edu.hk).

To apply, please submit a cover letter outlining the interest in the position, teaching statement, research statement, diversity statement and current curriculum vitae through the website: https://www.cityu.edu.hk/provost/global-recruiting/. 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 Clinical 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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