Federation of Veterinarians of Europe

Veterinarians are in the unique position of being educated to protect the health of both animals and people. They are not only educated to provide the health care of pets, livestock as well as zoo, exotic, competition and laboratory animals but they play an important role in environmental protection, food safety and public health.

Employment opportunities for veterinarians are numerous and include private or corporate clinical practice, teaching and research, regulatory medicine, public health, and military service.

In the following section you will find a selection of Job opportunities, which are regularly updated.

Expert in the field of PathobiologyInfectious Diseases

Job type : job
Exp. date : Wednesday, 14 March 2018
Company / organisation : Department of Infectious Diseases and Public Health, College of Veterinary Medicine and Life Sciences, City University of Hong Kong College of Veterinary Medicine and Life Sciences, City University of Hong Kong
Job description : The new College of Veterinary Medicine and Life Sciences at City University of Hong Kong in collaboration with Cornell University's College of Veterinary Medicine is assembling an outstanding group of international academics to undertake teaching and research within the Department of Infectious Diseases and Public Health. This academic unit is rapidly developing as an international research-orientated centre to support veterinary training and research in Hong Kong and the region. 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 programme and also in the MSc in Aquatic Production and Veterinary Health, amongst other related activities, such as enabling postgraduate research opportunities. Departmental staff members undertake teaching, research and diagnostic service across their areas of specialty.

Applications and nominations are now invited:

The appointees are expected to contribute to the further development and implementation of the professional veterinary curriculum in the field of PathobiologyInfectious Diseases, including but not limited to immunology, veterinary microbiology, virology, parasitology and pathology, and build a strong presence in the new College with a vision to further Emerging Infectious Diseases, Food Safety andor Animal Health research, and veterinary education in the region. The appointees will teach and manage undergraduate and postgraduate courses; develop new research directions 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. Ability and willingness to help support veterinary diagnostic services and to work with clinicians would be an advantage.

Applicants must have research and teaching experience in the veterinary specialty area that they are applying for, commensurate with the academic level sought. A PhD in the corresponding area or Diplomate status in a recognized specialty board is required, and a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine or equivalent veterinary degree registrable in Hong Kong is highly preferred. Applicants must have a demonstrable international reputation in their area of research expertise, including the ability to attract external research funding and publish in high impact international journals. 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

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