Head of Department of Neuroscience

Employer
City University of Hong Kong
Location
Hong Kong (HK)
Salary
Competitive
Posted
November 09 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia
Job Type
Faculty

Worldwide Search for Talent

City University of Hong Kong is a dynamic university located in the heart of Hong Kong.  As a publicly funded institution, our goals are to pursue high levels of excellence, promote innovation and nurture creativity with the aim to improve people’s lives.  In a city where East meets West, our vision is to become globally recognised for professional education, one that emphasises the mutual enrichment of different cultures and intellectual traditions, and for research that makes a real difference.

The University comprises nine Colleges/Schools, including Business, Creative Media, Data Science, Energy and Environment, Engineering, Law, Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, Science, and Veterinary Medicine and Life Sciences.  Our curricula are designed to promote knowledge creation, original discoveries and innovative thinking by integrating teaching and research at all levels.

Applications and nominations are invited for:

Head of Department of Neuroscience [Ref. C/704/09]

The Position

Reporting to the Provost through the Dean of the Jockey Club College of Veterinary Medicine and Life Sciences, the Head of Department will provide leadership and strategic direction in research and professional education for the Department.  The Head will encourage and promote academic excellence, and steer the Department to enhance the mission and vision of the University in alignment with the University’s Strategic Plan.

The Person

A PhD and/or MD/DVM doctorate degree, with a strong track record of accomplishments in the field of neuroscience; strong academic and professional qualifications, a distinguished record of research, teaching and scholarship, and substantial relevant experience in tertiary education; outstanding management experience and efficiency; commitment to teamwork; and strong communication and networking skills to build and nurture internal and external contacts for the benefit of the Department and the College.

Salary and Conditions of Service 

The appointee will be offered appointment to an academic rank commensurate with qualifications and experience.  The headship appointment will be on a concurrent basis for an initial period of about three years.  An attractive remuneration package, driven by market competitiveness and individual performance, will be offered.  Excellent fringe benefits include gratuity, leave, medical and dental schemes, and relocation assistance (where applicable).

Information and Application

Further information on the post and the University is available at http://www.cityu.edu.hk.

The University is being represented in this search by Korn/Ferry International (HK) Limited.  Please send the nomination or application with a current curriculum vitae to "CityU-Neuro@KornFerry.com”.  The screening process will continue until the position is filled.  The University's privacy policy is available on the homepage.

City University of Hong Kong is an equal opportunity employer.  We are committed to the principle of diversity.  Personal data provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes.

Worldwide recognition ranking #53 (QS survey 2022), and #4 among top 50 universities under age 50 (QS survey 2021); #1 in the World’s Most International Universities (THE survey 2020); #1 in Engineering/Technology/Computer Sciences in Hong Kong (ARWU survey 2016); and #1 Business School in Asia-Pacific region (UT Dallas survey 2019).

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