Veterinarian (Job ID: 3226)

Job level Middle
Work exp Minimum 1 Year
Education Bachelor Degree
Location Clearwater Bay
Employment type
Benefits Dental plan, Gratuity, Housing allowance, Medical plan
Industry Education / Training
Job function Others > Animal Care
Science / Lab / Research > Others
Medical Services > Others
Published On 02/02/2017

Job Title:                     Veterinarian
Department:                Animal and Plant Care Facility
Job ID:                        3226


Job Posting Details

The Animal and Plant Care Facility (APCF) at The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) is a major central research facility that provides support for a wide range of animal-related research activities in the University. APCF is currently seeking a motivated individual to provide veterinarian care to the animals in the University. Further information about APCF can be found at its homepage at

The Role

  • Provide veterinarian care to the animals in the Facility.
  • Design effective disease control and other animal use protocols.
  • Support other colleagues in the Facility in animal care.
  • Assist researchers in proper handling and use of animals in experiments.
  • Maintain effective communication with key stakeholders


  • A bachelor’s degree in Veterinarian Medicine (preferably registrable in Hong Kong).
  • Working experience in animal facilities certified by American Association for the Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care (AAALAC), preferable in a university setting.
  • Ability to interact positively with colleagues, scientific investigators and staff members.
  • Knowledge of regulations and standards relating to the care and use of animals in research and education.
    (Duration: 2 years, renewable)

Competitive remuneration package commensurate with the appointee’s qualifications and experience will be offered.  Candidates with facility managing experience will be considered for appropriate managerial position in the facility.  Fringe benefits including annual leave, medical and dental benefits and housing allowance (where applicable) will be provided.   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 ( and return it online to the Human Resources Office on or before Friday, 3 March 2017.  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.  Candidates who are not contacted within 2 months after the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful.