THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Postdoctoral Fellow in Informal Property Market

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
04 Nov 2019
End of advertisement period
03 Dec 2019
Ref
498879
Contract Type
Fixed Term
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 Real Estate and Construction (01200)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in Informal Property Market in the Department of Real Estate and Construction (Ref.: 498879), to commence on December 1, 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter, for one to two years, with the possibility of renewal.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in the field of Real Estate Economics, Institutional Analysis or other related disciplines.  They should have proficiency in written and spoken English, comprehensive and in-depth knowledge of the operations of both the formal and informal housing market in Hong Kong, a track record of research dissemination including peer-reviewed publications, and the ability to work independently and as a team.  Those with experience in collaborative studies with non-governmental organizations are preferred.

The appointee will carry out household surveys, statistical analysis, and comparative institutional studies of the informal property market within the University and internationally, including drafting reports, manuscripts, and research grants applications, and conducting research and development (R&D) with the social sector and authorities.  Enquires can be sent to Dr. Lennon Choy (e-mail: lennonchoy@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 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 December 3, 2019, or until the post is filled, whichever is the earlier.