Research Assistant – Spatial Stream

Research Assistant – Spatial Stream
(Internship/ Part time welcome. Starting with a 3-month appointment, with potential for extension)


The appointee will be required to:

(a)       Research on the subjects of spatial planning, social needs and social innovation to develop creative inter-disciplinary solutions to the social issues raised;

(b)      Participate in multi-discipline projects including masterplanning, urban design, environmental planning and land use studies.

(c)       Liaise with scholars, designers, researchers within PolyU and coordinate with external stakeholders, such as members of the community, civic groups, government bodies, corporations, media, charities, social enterprises and NGOs;

(d)      Prepare, present and publish project materials through JCDISI website, digital archive, social media platform, exhibition and publication;

(e)       Perform any other duties as assigned by the supervisor, Director of JCDISI or his deputy.



(a)       Degree Holder or above in Urban Planning or related disciplines, fresh graduates welcome;

(b)      Solid research skills with good command of both written and spoken English and Chinese;

(c)       Self-motivated, mature, and independent; must have excellent interpersonal, communication, analytical and problem-solving skills;

(d)      Proficient in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, AutoCAD, Photoshop, SketchUp and other latest graphic design / presentation softwares; and

(e)       Available to start in mid July.



Application method
In addition to your CV and covering letter, please provide two written samples demonstrating your research and writing skills.  

Applicants are invited to contact Ms. Karen Lee at tel no. 2766 5442 or email  for further information.