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Post-doctoral Fellow in Urban Modelling, Spatial Economics and Regional Science

Ref. : 201600459
Posting Title : Post-doctoral Fellow in Urban Modelling, Spatial Economics and Regional Science
Department : Faculty of Architecture
Closing Date : April 25, 2016

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in Urban Modelling, Spatial Economics and Regional Science in the Faculty of Architecture, to commence as soon as possible for three years.


Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree in urban and regional economics, transportation, regional science, urban studies/urban planning, human geography or GIS and a track record in the following: cited publications in urban and regional econometrics, transportation modelling; advanced skills in GIS, spatial visualization and statistical analysis; and experience in co-authoring and managing competitive research grants. Evidence of an ability to apply urban science techniques to network connectivity and spatial economic analysis would be an advantage. This position is based in the Centre of Urban Studies and Urban Planning under the HKUrbanLab. The appointee will report directly to the Dean of the Faculty.  He/She is expected to work on developing an investment analytics tool to analyze Eurasian spatial economy, and applying urban science techniques such as network modeling to simulate economic growth potential of possible changes in infrastructure connectivity. He/She 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.


Applicants should send a completed application form together with an up-to-date C.V. to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Application forms (345/1111) can be downloaded at Further particulars can be obtained at  Closes April 25, 2016.


The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only candidates shortlisted for interviews will be notified of the application result.

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