THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Psychology

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
19 May 2020
End of advertisement period
31 Aug 2020
Ref
500069
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

The University of Hong Kong 's highest priorities are to create opportunities for the very best academic talents to excel and to advance human knowledge to the benefit of society. We serve the needs of Hong Kong, the wider region and the rest of the world.

Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Psychology (30200)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the Social Cognitive Neuroscience Lab in the Department of Psychology (Ref.: 500069), to commence as soon as possible for two years, with the possibility of renewal up to three years subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree in psychology, neuroscience, or related fields. Preference will be given to those with experience in using computation methods (e.g. MVPA, RSA, decoding)  to understand the human brain on topics of cognitive, social and affective neurosciences. The appointee will work with Dr. Xiaoqing Hu, and may collaborate with Prof. Tatia Lee on clinical affective neuroscience and Dr. Shirley Li on sleep disorders. In the recent three years, the lab has been generously funded by NSFC (Excellent Young Scientist Fund), RGC-GRF, RGC-ECS.  More information about the research in the lab can be obtained at http://www.brain.hku.hk/people/principal-investigators/xiao-qing-hu. For more information about the position, please contact Dr. Xiaoqing Hu at xiaoqinghu@hku.hk.

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 an up-to-date C.V , and at least two letters of reference. Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until August 31, 2020, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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