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Postdoctoral Fellow on Architecture at University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Postdoctoral Fellow on Architecture at University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Country: Hong kong
City: Pok Fu Lam
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Postdoctoral Fellow Jobs  in the Faculty of Architecture at the University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

About the University of Hong Kong

The University of Hong Kong (HKU) is a public research university in Hong Kong. Founded in 1911, its origins trace back to the Hong Kong College of Medicine for Chinese, which was founded in 1887. It is the oldest tertiary institution in Hong Kong. As of 2019, HKU ranks second in Asia by QS and forth by THE, and around top 30 internationally. It has been commonly regarded as one of the most internationalized universities in the world as well as one of the most prestigious universities in Asia.

About position

The oldest tertiary education provider of Hong Kong, the University of Hong Kong is seeking motivated, highly qualified and experienced Postdoctoral Fellow in the Faculty of Architecture. The position holder will work under Dr. Chao REN’s supervision and develop an urban form and urban greenery database and advance knowledge of fast urbanization and sustainable development especially for big cities and metropolitan urban regions.  He/She will be responsible for preparing research grants, preparing academic publications including journal papers and reports to achieve milestones and deliverables, liaising with different research teams, and may be required to undertake teaching duties related to the project.  He/She is expected to communicate and collaborate effectively with other related research teams to facilitate inter-faculty, interdisciplinary and innovative research with the international and interdisciplinary partners.

Required qualifications and skills

  •  Ph.D. degree in Architecture/Urban Planning, Geography, Earth System Science or related fields.
  • At least 2 SCI journal publications as the first author.
  • Ability to work with large data sets, and have excellent technical, organizational and communication skills.
  • At least 2-3 years’ research experience in sustainable urban or built environment research, preferably in the context of urban science.
  • Demonstrated experience working with researchers using remote sensing technology or Geographic Information System analytics to process and develop land use the land cover dataset for planning/implementation.
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and in collaboration with a multidisciplinary team, and the ability to work with external parties.
  • Expertise in and technique of applied remote sensing and big data/open data informatics are preferred.


Type of Opportunity Academic Job
Deadline28 May,2019
CountryHong kong
Company NameThe University of Hong Kong
CityPok Fu Lam



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