Professor Yang Dong from the Department of Logistics and Shipping of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University is recruiting RAs, PhDs, and postdoctoral fellows

Professor Yang Dong, Department of Logistics and Shipping, Hong Kong Polytechnic University recruited RA, PhD, and postdoctoral fellows

Professor Yang Dong, Department of Logistics and Shipping, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, is recruiting RAs, PhDs, and postdoctoral fellows. The research Group of Professor Yang Dong, deputy director of the Department of Logistics and Shipping, School of Business, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, is recruiting a number of full-time research assistants (research assistants, RAs), PhDs, Post-doctorate, mainly engaged in shipping big data analysis, research on port and shipping and regional economic development.

About Dr. Yang Dong:
Professor Yang Dong is the deputy director of the Department of Logistics and Shipping of the Faculty of Business Administration of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, the deputy director of the Shipping Research Center, the director of the master’s program in shipping and logistics, and a member of the Hong Kong Marine Department Director’s Port Operations Advisory Committee. Member of the Council of the International Association of Maritime Economics (IAME), Executive Chairman of the 28th Annual Conference of the World Association of Maritime Economics (IAME 2020). Associate editor and guest editor for several journals.
Published more than 70 SCI/SSCI journal papers covering more than 10 transportation and related mainstream authoritative journals, including Transportation Research Part A, B, C, D, and E, Transport Reviews, Journal of Transport Geography, Transportation Science, Transport Policy, IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Energy, Reliability Engineering & System Safety, Ocean Engineering, Maritime Policy & Management, etc. More than 50% of the published articles belong to the JCR Q1 division or above, and more than 90% belong to the Q2 division or above.
Hosted or co-chaired a number of international and national transportation research projects funded by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP), the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Transportation Working Group (APEC TPTWG), the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC), Hong Kong Research Funding Committee (RGC) Fund, NSFC/RGC Joint Fund, Hong Kong Government Policy Fund (PPR), Hong Kong Marine Department, Hong Kong Environment Agency, Hong Kong Tourism Commission, Hong Kong Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Department, Guangdong Provincial Natural Science Foundation of China and many ports and shipping company.
Recent research areas include shipping big data (the team won third place in the world in the 2020 United Nations Shipping Big Data Hacking Contest), coordinated development of regional economy and port and shipping systems, economic analysis of international shipping of bulk cargo, evolution and optimization of inland water transport systems, emerging Trade channel analysis, etc.
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Currently ongoing projects:
1. Hong Kong Research Grants Council Fund – Container Port Congestion Monitoring, Resilience and Countermeasures Project;
2. Hong Kong Tourism Commission – Ocean Vessels Passing the Central Channel Maritime Traffic Impact research projects;
3. National Natural Science Foundation of China – Modeling and Analysis Project of Spatiotemporal Heterogeneity of Bulk Carrier Transportation Based on Single Ship’s Real-time Position Data.
4. Hong Kong Logistics and Supply Chain Multi-Technology R&D Center – Hong Kong Smart Port Platform Construction Project (in cooperation with Tsinghua University)
5. Hong Kong Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department – Illegal Fishing Vessel Identification Project

Requirements for RA, doctorate, and postdoctoral:
Provide a competitive Salary and a specific negotiable working location: Hong Kong Polytechnic University. The specific requirements are as follows:
1. Possess a bachelor’s degree or above, and rank in the top 10% of the grade;
2. Possess strong data analysis and processing capabilities;
3. Possess strong mathematical modeling capabilities and have a basis for empirical research;
4. A certain understanding of the port shipping industry is preferred;
5. Strong English writing ability, with a score of 600 or above in CET-4 or 550 or above in CET-6, 7 or above in IELTS, or 100 or above in TOEFL is preferred.
Remarks: Ph.D. students will be enrolled in 2024; others can be employed anytime.

Interested students, please contact Teacher Yang via email: , attach a personal introduction and resume to the email, and indicate the application for RA, doctorate, and postdoctoral fellow in the subject of the email.


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