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Department of Building and Real Estate

Research Associate

(Ref. 240124007)

[Appointment period: sixteen months]


The appointee will assist the project leader in the research project - “A cave automatic virtual therapeutic garden for residential care homes for the elderly”.


Applicants should have:

(a)    a master’s degree in Urban Planning / Architecture / Landscape Architecture, or a good honours degree in the afore-mentioned disciplines with three or more years of research / relevant work experience;

(b)    knowledge of conducting GIS spatial data analysis, statistical analysis and computer simulation techniques;

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

(d)    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 position is filled.

Posting date: 24 January 2024