Ref.: 201800741
Posting Title: Post-doctoral Fellow in One Belt One Road Studies
Department: Department of Urban Planning and Design
Closing Date: June 30, 2018
 

 

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in One Belt One Road Studies in the Department of Urban Planning and Design, to commence from January 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter, for a period of three years.

The Department launched the One Belt One Road Urban Observatory (http://fac.arch.hku.hk/upad/cusup/OBORobs) in May 2016 to drive forward urban research on and in regions associated with the Belt and Road Initiative, with cutting-edge urban science techniques and policy analytics. The Department is seeking energetic and productive candidates to help investigate the impact of mega infrastructure projects in the One Belt One Road cities on local land and housing development.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree in urban economics or closely related field with specialization in one or more of the following sub-fields: land valuation, GIS and urban accessibility, road infrastructure appraisal, spatial network analysis, and land and housing market. They should also have a good track record in publication.

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

Applicants should send a completed application form together with an up-to-date C.V. to the Department at dupadapp@hku.hk. They should also arrange for submission, to the same email address, three reference letters from the senior academics who are familiar with their academic and research background, skills and experience. Please indicate clearly the reference number in the subject of the e-mail. Application forms (341/1111) can be downloaded at http://www.hr.hku.hk/apptunit/form-ext.doc. Further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk/Closes June 30, 2018.

The University places great emphasis on developing staff potential, and has in place a variety of development opportunities and assistance for staff at different stages of their career.

The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only candidates shortlisted for interviews will be notified of the application result.