THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Postdoctoral Fellow in Geography

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
Dec 18, 2018
End of advertisement period
Jan 17, 2019
Ref
492687
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Geography
Hours
Full Time

The University of Hong Kong 's highest priorities are to create opportunities for the very best academic talents to excel and to advance human knowledge to the benefit of society. We serve the needs of Hong Kong, the wider region and the rest of the world.

Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Geography (30900)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the Department of Geography (Ref.: 492687), to commence as soon as possible for 10 months, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Geography, Social Sciences or other related disciplines, with a strong qualitative and quantitative research background.  They should have experience in transport policy research and planning research, as well as a good command of written and spoken English. The appointee will work on smart and sustainable transport covering a wide range of economic, social and environmental elements; assist the Project Director in managing, facilitating and implementing research activities; oversee data collection, conduct data analysis and draft reports under the guidance of Project Director and other project members; and perform any other duties as assigned. Enquiries about the duties of the post should be sent to Professor Becky P.Y. Loo, Head of Department of Geography at bpyloo@hku.hk.

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

The University only accepts online applications for the above post.  Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V. Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until February 18, 2019, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.