Research Assistant in Architecture
University of Hong Kong Department of Architecture
Hong Kong

Research Assistant I

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 503840
Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Architecture (01100)

Categories: Research Support Staff
Hong Kong

Research Assistant I in the Department of Architecture (Ref.: 503840) (to commence on June 1, 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter for 12 months, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability)

Applicants should possess a Master’s degree in Architecture, Computer Science, or related design-based disciplines. They should be proficient in using computation and fabrication/prototyping in design. They should have experience in Augmented Reality applications and expert knowledge of Rhino and Grasshopper. Preference will be given to those who have work experience in Kangaroo, Karamba, Fologram, XR development in Unity, and ideally Python and/or C#. Fluency in English is required and proficiency in Mandarin/Cantonese would be advantageous.

The appointee will work closely with Dr. Kristof Crolla’s research team on currently ongoing research projects on Mixed Reality applications in architecture as part of the recently set up “HoloLab” at the Faculty of Architecture. He/She will assist in the setup and acquisition of future collaborative research projects for this lab. He/She will also perform academic and research-based duties, including grant application preparation, 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 

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 May 16, 2021, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

Advertised:Apr 19, 2021 (HK Time)
Applications close:May 16, 2021 (HK Time)

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