合作导师：林初昇 教授、张虹鸥 研究员
Two Post-Doctoral positions in Urban/Economic Geography from the Guangzhou Institute of Geography, GDAS
Location: Guangzhou, China
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular (Two-years renewable)
Number of Posts: Two
Required: Candidates must have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in urban/economic geography or related fields.
Preferred: Applicants whose PhD work included urban/economic geography, spatial governance, South-east Asia Geography, with a focus on the theory and application of mega-city-regions, industrial restructuring and innovation, economic and social development in South-east Asia, Chinese FDI or OFDI with South-east Asia, and with a track record of research publications as first or corresponding author. The ideal candidate would also be highly-skillful in GIS analysis and with good communication skills.
About the Job
Duties and Responsibilities: The Guangzhou Institute of Geography at the Guangdong Academy of Science seeks a motivated and highly-skilled postdoctoral associate to work in the Regional and City Research Group co-supervised by Prof. George LIN and Prof. Hong-ou ZHANG.
This group is interested in the Pearl River Delta mega-city-region, in particular: (1) the indicator and measurement system of world class mega-city-region and its quantitative application to the Pearl River Delta. (2) the development trends of world class mega-city-regions, especially in industrial restructuring and innovation, and the future path for the PRD. (3) theoretical framework and application for spatial governance for the PRD. (4) FDI and OFDI for the PRD and South-east Asia region. In addition, the successful applicant will have the opportunity to propose and explore new experimental research directions.
The successful candidate will be offered a competitive package, with an initial appointment of 2 year, renewable subject to mutual consent and availability of funds.
About the Postdoctoral mentor
Principal Mentor: Prof George Lin, Chair Professor of Geography and Associate Dean of Social Sciences, Hong Kong University and Distinguished Visiting Professor of the Guangzhou Institute of Geography, Guangdong Academy of Sciences, is one of the Top 50 most cited economic geographers over the past half-century ranked by age-weighted Scopus h index (ranked No. 26) and one of the Top 1% Scholars ranked according to ISI’s Essential Science Indicators. His research interests include China's urban development and urbanization, land use and land management, the growth of urbanism, rural industrialization and regional development in the Pearl River Delta.
Co-Mentor: Prof. Hong-ou Zhang, Chair Professor and Director of the Guangzhou Institute of Geography. His research interests including Pearl River Delta’s urban development strategy, land use and land management, industry upgrade in Pearl River Delta, South-east Geography. The Institute is located in Guangzhou, one of the most economically advanced mega-cities in China, and host to a vibrant and rapidly growing modern society and culture with a great array of trade and commerce, art and culinary scene etc.
More information about Prof. George Lin:
How to Apply
Application Deadline: application ends after competent candidates are found
Applications must be submitted by email. Interested candidates should send:
CV, including contact information.
Research statement describing experience, research plan, goals and reasons for the interest in this position.
Two letters of recommendation are required, including one from the PhD dissertation advisor.
The typical works or papers by the candidates, the dissertation abstract should be added to the mail attachment.
All documents should be sent to (till competent candidates are found):
Dr. Qitao WU
Guangzhou Institute of Geography
100 Xianliezhong Rd., Guangzhou 510070