Post-doctoral Fellow, Department of Urban Planning and Design

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
18 Jul 2022
End of advertisement period
01 Sep 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

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 Transport Infrastructure Development in the Department of Urban Planning and Design of the Faculty of Architecture (Ref. 515781), to commence as soon as possible but not later than December 1, 2022, for a period of two years.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree in urban planning and design, human geography, civil engineering, social science, or other related fields; with a track record in at least one of the following areas: transport economics, TOD, land value capture, institutional analysis, volumetric urban design, housing, and transport planning and policy; with experience in practices of public transport infrastructure development and stakeholder engagement would be an advantage.

The appointee will report to Dr Guibo Sun, Professor Chris Webster and Professor Kelvin Wong.  He/She will participate in research projects on the social and economic impacts of metro development in Asian high-density cities (e.g., Hong Kong, Shenzhen) in the Urban Analytics and Interventions Research Lab within HKUrbanLabs. His/Her primary responsibilities include participating in or leading research publications and stakeholder engagement, and would be expected to join competitive grant applications.  The appointee is also expected to start new projects on the basis of new funding.  Enquiries please send to Dr Guibo Sun (e-mail:  

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., a cover letter, and a representative paper. 

Closes September 1, 2022.

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