Associate Professor/Assistant Professor (Food Safety/Veterinary Public Health)

Job Location: 

City University of Hong Kong - Hong Kong

Closing date: 

Saturday, December 7, 2019 - 10:00

Applications will receive full consideration until the position is filled. 

Further information on the posts and the University is available at, or from the Department of Infectious Diseases and Public Health, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong (email :

To apply, please submit an online application at, and include a current curriculum vitae, a cover letter, and research and/or teaching statement(s).  


The innovative Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine curriculum includes a number of courses on Food Safety/Veterinary Public Health, one of the four pillars of strategic missions and major research strength. The appointee is expected to contribute to the further development and implementation of the professional veterinary curriculum in the area of Food Safety/Veterinary Public Health; foster excellence in veterinary education and research; teach and manage undergraduate and postgraduate courses; develop new research directions and maintain robust research programmes; and carry out administrative work and other duties to facilitate the development of the Department and the College as a whole.



A Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree or an equivalent veterinary degree, preferably registrable in Hong Kong, with evidence of further postgraduate education in the form of Diplomate status in a recognized specialty board and/or an advanced degree in Food Safety/Veterinary Public Health. A PhD in a relevant discipline (veterinary medicine, animal science, biology) or equivalent is highly preferred. Applicants must have demonstrable evidence of research success including the ability to obtain research funding, and strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work collaboratively as a member of an academic team. Experience in tertiary level curriculum development in the subject areas, and knowledge of local and regional (Mainland China) Food Safety regulations would be an asset.

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.