Research Fellow — Senior Activity and Travel Pattern Analytics

The Lee Kuan Yew Centre for Innovative Cities (LKYCIC) at Singapore University of Technology and Design is seeking a full-time Research Fellow in the area of architecture/urban planning and urban science for the study of senior activity and travel patterns.

Research Fellow

The successful candidate is expected to work in the LKYCIC flagship research programme on Ageing Urbanism in an integrated study of older adults’ life space, activity and travel patterns to support healthy and active ageing. The research area is related to the study of health and wellbeing in urban neighbourhoods, in particular, the impact of environment, health and social determinants on older adults’ outdoor mobility and life spaces and design implications for healthy neighbourhoods. For a description of this programme, please see

The research fellow will work directly with the Principal Investigator in a multi-disciplinary team and be involved in designing and executing research as well as preparation of academic publications and reports. This position will be for approximately two years.

Qualification and skills required:
• Minimum a PhD degree in one of the following disciplines: architecture, urban planning or related field with urban science specialisation;
• Excellent skills in conducting mixed-methods research, environmental assessment and spatial analytics;
• Evidence of interest in research with urban health and wellbeing outcomes;
• A strong team player who is highly motivated and able to work independently and collaboratively in a multi-disciplinary setting.

How to Apply:
Interested applicants are encouraged to send their application with subject heading – Senior Activity and Travel Pattern Analytics Research Fellow application – to Dr Belinda Yuen, email:, along with the following:

• Letter of interest addressing skills and requirements of this position;
• CV;
• Names and email address of 3 referees for us to contact;
• A sample of publication or research work.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. This position remains open until filled.

The Lee Kuan Yew Centre for Innovative Cities (LKYCIC) offers an exciting and intellectually stimulating environment in which appointees can make a significant contribution and develop professionally.