THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Postdoctoral Fellow, Faculty of Education

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
18 Jul 2020
End of advertisement period
18 Aug 2020
Ref
501725
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: Centre for Advancement of Chinese Language Education and Research within the Faculty of Education (10088)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the Centre for Advancement of Chinese Language Education & Research (CACLER) within the Faculty of Education (Ref.: 501725), to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal.

Applicants should possess (i) a Ph.D. degree in Psychology, Neuroscience, Cognitive Science or a relevant field; (ii) solid statistical and computing skills; (iii) relevant scholarly publications; and (iv) the ability to communicate effectively in writing and in oral presentations in both Chinese and English.

The appointee will work closely with the Principal Investigator to conduct research under her supervision in a predominantly independent manner, and pursue investigations on behavioral and psychosocial problems related to the teaching and learning of Chinese as a second language and other related research studies. He/She will be responsible for experimental design development; overseeing the timeline of project research outcomes; developing case studies; development and validation of behavioral, psychosocial, and cognitive assessment; training research assistants; data collection, management, analysis and interpretation; and preparation for publications in peer-reviewed journals. Relevant work experience in managing projects in educational or clinical settings will be an advantage.

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. Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until August 18, 2020, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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