Post-Doctoral Researcher, Department of Urbanism and Design, employment at UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Type of work: Full time

Department: Department of Town Planning and Design (01300)

Categories: Academic staff

Applications are invited for nomination as Post-doctoral fellow in transport infrastructure development at the Department of Urbanism and Design of the Faculty of Architecture (Ref. 515781), starting as soon as possible but no later than December 1, 2022, for a duration of two years.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree in urban planning and design, human geography, civil engineering, social sciences or other related fields; with experience in at least one of the following areas: transport economics, TOD, land valuation, institutional analysis, volumetric urban design, housing and transport planning and policy; experience in public transport infrastructure development practices and stakeholder engagement would be an advantage.

The appointee will report to Dr Guibo Sun, Professor Chris Webster and Professor Kelvin Wong. He/she will participate in research projects on the social and economic impacts of metro development in high-density Asian cities (e.g. Hong Kong, Shenzhen) in the Urban Analysis and Interventions Research Lab within from HKUrbanLabs. His main responsibilities include participating in or leading research publications and stakeholder engagement, and is expected to join competitive grant applications. The appointee should also start new projects based on new funding. Inquiries should be addressed to Dr. Guibo Sun (e-mail: gbsun@hku.hk).

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.

The University is only accepting online applications for the above position. Applicants should apply online and upload an updated CV, cover letter and representative document.

Closes September 1, 2022.