Research Assistant in Architecture

University of Hong Kong Department of Architecture

Hong Kong

Research Assistant I

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 503447
Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Architecture (01100)

Categories: Research Support Staff
Hong Kong

Research Assistant I in the Department of Architecture (Ref.: 503447) (to commence on May 1, 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter for 6 months, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability)

Applicants should possess a Master’s degree in Architecture or related design-based discipline. They should be proficient in using computational design and fabrication/prototyping and have experience in using Rhino and Grasshopper. Preference will be given to those with knowledge of Kangaroo, Karamba, and Python. Fluency in English is required and proficiency in Mandarin/Cantonese would be advantageous.

The appointee will work closely with Dr. Kristof Crolla and his students for the project “Bending-active bamboo shell structures: methods and guidelines for best architectural design practice” and other teaching and research projects. He/She will perform academic and research-based duties, including computational model-development, prototyping and prototype construction coordination, and assist in teaching courses and studios related to the topic.

Enquiries about the duties of the post should be sent to Dr. Crolla at kcrolla@hku.hk. 

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.

The University only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload a portfolio of computation-related design work (pdf format with less than 5MB), an up-to-date C.V. and reference/recommendation letters (if available). Review of applications will commence as soon as possible and continue until April 16, 2021, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

Advertised:Mar 4, 2021 (HK Time)
Applications close:Apr 16, 2021 (HK Time)

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