Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Urban Planning and Design

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
18 Jun 2020
End of advertisement period
31 Jul 2020
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 Urban Planning and Design (01300)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) Modelling, Urban Economics and Regional Science in the Department of Urban Planning and Design (Ref. 500139) of the Faculty of Architecture (Ref. 500139), to commence as soon as possible but not later than September 1, 2020, for a period of three years.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree in economics, regional science, urban planning, human geography or other related fields; with a strong track record in the following: peer-reviewed publications in transport/environmental studies based on the application of computable general equilibrium (CGE) and econometric models; and experience in co-authoring and managing competitive research grants. Research experience with GIS applications to network analysis would be an advantage.

The appointee will report directly to the Dean of the Faculty of Architecture and Dr. Kyung-Min Nam. He/She will participate in multiple projects based on CGE models of the Chinese economy with emphasis on cross-border/inter-city transport infrastructure development and economic cooperation between China and ASEAN countries, overlapped with the University’s strategically oriented research theme “China and the Belt and Road Initiative Economies”. His/Her primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to, developing/improving multi-region CGE models for China and its Greater Bay Area and applying them to various economic impact assessments. The appointee is also expected to start new projects on the basis of new funding.

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 posts.  Applicants should apply online and upload and an up-to-date C.V..  Enquires can be sent to Dr. Kyung-Min Nam (e-mail:

Closes July 31, 2020.

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