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Position: Research Fellow
Institution: University College London
Department: Bartlett School of Planning
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: The research aims to provide a deeper understanding of the financialisation process, financing Chinese economic growth and urban development and its current transformation at multiple scales. It also examines household behaviour in financing housing consumption; financing for housing and land development projects; and infrastructure financing alongside the macroeconomic implications of financialisation more generally
Requirements: The candidate should have experience of undertaking large-scale survey research and demonstration of good knowledge of Chinese cities and the substantive issues of urban financialisation
   
Text: Research Fellow , - Ref:1801884 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division Bartlett School of Planning Location of position London Grade 7 Hours Full Time Salary (inclusive of London allowance) ?35,328 - ?42,701 per annum Duties and Responsibilities The Bartlett School of Planning is one of the world's leading research-led planning schools. The School possesses an international reputation as a centre of academic excellence in research, teaching, and policy and practice interaction within the broad planning arena. We possess an internationally diverse staff and student profile and offer a creative environment within which to study planning. Located within the heart of one of the world's greatest cities, the School's research and teaching opportunities provide a unique laboratory for knowledge creation, rich in academic, cultural and social diversity. The Bartlett School of Planning seeks to appoint a Research Fellow with a background in Planning, Geography or an appropriate relevant discipline. The appointed researcher will be required to work closely with the project PI (Prof. Fulong Wu) and CIs (Prof. Nick Gallent and Dr. Fangzhu Zhang) to examine the financialisation of urban development (housing, land and infrastructure) in China and assess the associated financial risks to China. The research aims to provide a deeper understanding of the financialisation process, financing Chinese economic growth and urban development and its current transformation at multiple scales. It also examines household behaviour in financing housing consumption; financing for housing and land development projects; and infrastructure financing alongside the macroeconomic implications of financialisation more generally. The post is either full time for a 6 month duration (01/06/2019-30/11/2019), or part-time 20 hours per week, starting as soon as possible till 31/01/2020), with the possibility of extension. Key Requirements The candidate should have experience of undertaking large-scale survey research and demonstration of good knowledge of Chinese cities and the substantive issues of urban financialisation. Appointment at Grade 7 is dependent upon having been awarded a PhD; if this is not the case, initial appointment will be at research assistant Grade 6B (salary ?30,922- ?32,607 per annum) with payment at Grade 7 being backdated to the date of final submission of the PhD thesis. Further Details A job description with full person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page. To apply online, please click the "Apply Now" button below. For further details contact Jackie Nelson, HR & Finance Manager Tel: 0203 549 5855, email: jacqueline.nelson@ucl.ac.uk. Professor Fulong Wu, fulong.wu@ucl.ac.uk can be contacted in confidence to discuss the posts. UCL Taking Action for Equality We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible. Closing Date 23 Apr 2019 Latest time for the submission of applications 23.59 Interview date TBC This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff. Please use these links to find out more about UCL working life including the benefits we offer and UCL Terms and Conditions related to this job. Job Description and Person Specification Apply Now
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