Research Associate / Senior Research Assistant in the Department of Urban Planning and Design

Location
China, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
Posted
Mar 20, 2019
Closes
Mar 20, 2019
Ref
106157
Organization Type
University and College
Hours
Full Time
The University of Hong Kong

Research Associate/Senior Research Assistant in the Department of Urban Planning and Design (Ref.: 494079)

Research Associate/Senior Research Assistant in the Department of Urban Planning and Design (Ref.: 494079) (to commence as soon as possible for 24 months, on a temporary basis for Research Associate and a fixed-term basis for Senior Research Assistant)

Requirements

Applicants should have a Master's degree, and preferably a Ph.D. degree, in Urban Studies or Housing Studies. Experience in Asian housing or urban research projects would be a definite advantage. The appointee will conduct research in housing and urban research projects in Hong Kong, China and the Belt and Road Region. Experience in both quantitative and qualitative analysis is preferred. The appointee will also assist in the administration of the One Belt One Road Urban Observatory.

More information

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income. For the post of Senior Research Assistant, the appointment on a fixed-term basis will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totaling up to 10% of basic salary. Please note that the University is not able to offer a relocation assistance package (including temporary University housing accommodation and a passage and baggage allowance) to the successful candidate recruited from overseas.

The University only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants should apply online following the link below and upload an up-to-date C.V.

Review of applications will start on March 14, 2019 and continue until May 4, 2019, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

The University is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to equality, ethics, inclusivity, diversity and transparency