Post-doctoral Fellow, Centre for Advancement of Chinese Language Education and Research
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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.: 502299), 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, preferably with research experience in reading and mathematical learning and development; (ii) solid statistical and computing skills such as structural equation modeling and growth curve modeling, with experience in using statistical software such as R, Mplus, SAS, and Lisrel; (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 Investigators to conduct research under their supervision in a predominantly independent manner, and pursue investigations on the teaching and learning of mathematics and Chinese language, and other related research studies. He/She will work mainly on several longitudinal and intervention studies of Chinese children’s mathematical and reading development, being responsible for (a) data analysis and interpretation; (b) preparation for publications in peer-reviewed journals; (c) research design and development; and (d) project management.
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 October 30, 2020, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.