Postdoc Position: Department of Urban Planning and Design (Full-Time)

0
38
Academic opportunities, Academic Jobs, Faculty Jobs, Academic Job Search, Academic Research, Research position, Academia, Job Positions: Research Technician in Postdoc Position: Department of Urban Planning and Design, University of Hong Kong

The University of Hong Kong invites applications for appointment as a Post-doctoral Fellow in the Department of Urban Planning and Design at the University of Hong Kong.

The Urban Planning and Design project aims to scrutinize how multi-dimensional housing inequalities are wrought under the ongoing economic recession caused by Covid-19, the uneven geographies of global capital flows, and new forms of financialization anchored by governments in pandemic-stricken megacities around the globe.

Vacancies

The appointee will work on a research project entitled “Multi-dimensional Housing Inequalities in Pandemic-stricken Megacities”, under the supervision of Professor Shenjing He and the Social Infrastructure for Equity and Wellbeing Lab (SIEW Lab) in the Faculty of Architecture.

Salary
  • A highly competitive salary in addition to
  • annual leave and
  • medical benefits.
Job Requirements
  • Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree in Urban Studies, Urban Planning, Housing Studies, Human Geography, Housing Economics, Public Health, or other related fields with a strong research track record.
  • They should also have skills in both qualitative and quantitative research;
  • Excellent problem solving, analytical, communication, and organizational skills; and
  • The ability to work systematically and with others.
  • Preference will be given to applicants with skills in big data analytics, spatial analysis, and
  • proficiency in both English and Chinese.
Application Process

Applicants should apply online and upload

  • an up-to-date C.V.
  • a cover letter/statement of interest and
  • a representative publication.

Enquires about the post can be sent to Professor Shenjing He (e-mail: sjhe@hku.hk ).

Application Deadline: November 8, 2020

For more information, visit the official sites.

 

close