Openings for Research Assistants

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Dr CAO Rui is currently a Research Assistant Professor at the Department of Land Surveying and Geo-Informatics (LSGI) and the Smart Cities Research Institute (SCRI), The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong SAR, China. His research interests mainly lie in urban informatics and geospatial artificial intelligence.

Currently, he is recruiting 1-2 Research Assistants (RA) for the projects of Multisource Data Fusion for Land Use Classification in High-density Cities and Semantic Map Attributes Inference from Multisource Geospatial Big Data.

The applicants should meet the following requirements:

  • Hold a Bachelor’s degree (and/or Master’s degree) in Computer Science, Geomatics, GIS, Remote Sensing, Photogrammetry, or other related fields
  • Have a good knowledge of GIS, Remote Sensing, and/or Machine Learning
  • Be experienced in programming and master at least one programming language, for example, Python, C/C++, C#, Java, Matlab, JavaScript, etc.
  • Work for at least 6 months
  • Passionate about research and/or plan to further your study

Welcome to applying for the position. A competitive remuneration package will be offered. If you are interested, please contact Dr Cao for inquiry. Applicants should attach their CV and state their current and expected salary in the application.

Contact: Dr CAO Rui (

Rui Cao
Rui Cao
Assistant Professor

My research interests include GeoAI, Urban Informatics, and Responsible Urban Intelligence.