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Department of Building and Real Estate

Postdoctoral Fellow / Research Associate

(Ref. 240124006)

(1) Postdoctoral Fellow
      [Appointment period: twelve months]

(2) Research Associate
      [Appointment period: sixteen months]


The appointees will assist the project leader in the research project - “Relationship between travel behaviour and built environment factors: Impacts on mobility and quality of life of people with physical disabilities”.


Applicants for the Postdoctoral Fellow post should have a PhD degree in Urban Planning / Architecture / Landscape Architecture or other related disciplines and must have no more than five years of post-qualification experience at the time of application.

Applicants for the Research Associate post should have a master’s degree in Urban Planning / Architecture / Landscape Architecture or other related disciplines, or a good honours degree in the afore-mentioned disciplines with three or more years of research / relevant work experience.

Applicants should also have:

(a)    knowledge of conducting GIS spatial data analysis, statistical modelling and analysis of questionnaires data;

(b)    a good publication record and experience in drafting research proposals related to the field of built environment; and 

(c)    a good command of both written and spoken English and Chinese.

Applicants are invited to contact Dr Esther H. K. Yung at tel no. 3400 8196 or email for further information.

Conditions of Service

A highly competitive remuneration package will be offered.   

Consideration of applications will commence on 30 January 2024 until the positions are filled.

Posting date: 24 January 2024