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Recruit Ref: R8200391
Posting Date: 2021-09-13
The Hong Kong University Of Science and Technology
The Hong Kong University Of Science and Technology
Laboratory Animal Facility (CWB)
Technologist (Veterinary) (Job ID: 6484)

The Laboratory Animal Facility (CWB) is seeking two highly enthusiastic and self-motivated candidates to fill the Technologist (Veterinary) positions to support the laboratory animal care and use programs in the University.

Duties & responsibilities of the Technologist (Veterinary) include:
• Perform daily animal health observations and animal husbandry duties to maintain quality and health of research animals, record and report animal health concerns;
• Identify clinical signs and make treatment recommendations;
• Assist the Manager (Attending Veterinarian) to provide treatment to sick animals;
• Supervise junior staff on supporting duties and animal husbandry;
• Assist scientists to perform animal experiments and breeding;
• Receive imported animals, quarantine and sample collection for disease screening;
• Collect facility environmental samples and conduct quality control laboratory tests;
• Assist orientation and hands-on training to new scientists and junior staff; and
• Perform any other duties as assigned.  Non-regular working hours may be required.

Applicants should have a Bachelor of Veterinary Science, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine or equivalent qualifications, and be registered veterinarians (in any geographical region), with at least 1 year’s relevant work experience.  Those having a bachelor’s degree in other discipline with veterinary nursing experience may also be considered.  They should possess basic surgical knowledge on animals; be familiar with experimental procedures and the post-procedural care on animals; and possess knowledge of anesthetics and dangerous drugs usage and management according to Hong Kong legislations.  Candidates with less experience may be considered for the position of Veterinary Technician. (Duration: 2 years, renewable)


Starting salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Fringe benefits including annual leave, medical and dental benefits will be provided where applicable. A gratuity will be payable upon successful completion of contract.

Application Procedure
In support of a green work environment, we accept applications submitted online only. To apply, please complete an online application form through the HKUST Careers website (https://hkustcareers.ust.hk) and return it online to the Human Resources Office. Review of applications will continue until the positions are filled. Applicants will receive an acknowledgement by email upon successful submission. We thank applicants for their interest, but advise that only shortlisted candidates will be notified of the result of the application.

(Information provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes only.)

HKUST is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to our core values of inclusiveness, diversity, and respect.

Human Resources Office


Summary
Industry:
Education / Training 
Job Category / Function:
Job Position Level:
General 
Employment Term:
Contract 
Min. Edu. Level Req:
Bachelor 
Total Working Exp:
1 or above 
Salary(HKD):
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Benefits:
  • Dental Insurance
  • Gratuity
  • Medical Insurance
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