Post-doctoral Fellow, Department of Real Estate and Construction

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Jun 11, 2021
End of advertisement period
Jul 05, 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
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 Real Estate and Construction (01200)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for the appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in Building Information Modelling (BIM)-based Automation and Virtual Reality (VR) in the Department of Real Estate and Construction (Ref.:503967) of the Faculty of Architecture, to commence as soon as possible, for a period of two years.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in the field of Construction, Architectural and Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or other related disciplines.  They should have proficiency in written and spoken English, comprehensive and in-depth knowledge of BIM-based automation and VR in building development, including design, construction, and/or post-occupancy management, a track record of peer-reviewed publications, and the ability to work independently and as a team.  Those with experience in managing multidisciplinary research projects, and a track record of publication in BIM, VR, or related smart research areas, and skills in using customized BIM development tools are preferred.

The appointee will assist in planning, managing, coordinating, and implementing related research projects within the University and internationally, including drafting reports, manuscripts, and research grants applications, and conducting research with the professional sector and authorities.  He/She will be responsible for supervising Research Assistant(s) and perform other relevant tasks as assigned. Enquiries can be sent to Dr. Isabelle Chan (

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 application for the above post.  Applicants should apply online and upload and an up-to-date C.V. including a publication list and a cover letter.  Review of applications will commence as soon as possible and continue until June 5, 2021, (extended to July 5, 2021) or until the post is filled, whichever is the earlier.