Post-doctoral Fellow, Department of Psychology

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
28 Jul 2021
End of advertisement period
31 Aug 2021
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Fixed Term
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 Department of Psychology (Ref.: 507844), to commence as soon as possible thereafter for three years, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Developmental/Educational Psychology or other related discipline. They should have good academic publication record in developmental/educational psychology and familiarity with the literature on mathematical cognition. Knowledge and experience in developing standardize assessment tool and/or mobile learning applications are desirable. Applicants should also have a high level of writing proficiency in English and demonstrated ability in writing up research findings for both academic and general audiences. They should be self-motivated, have good sense of responsibility, and be able to work independently and within a team.

The appointee will work on a project on the development of a comprehensive assessment system for identifying and supporting children with mathematics learning difficulties. Duties will include literature review; preparation of assessment and intervention materials; liaison with external parties; supervision of research staff and research interns; data processing and data analysis; preparation of manuscript and reports; development of new research initiatives and other research-related duties as assigned.

Applicants who have responded to the previous advertisements need not re-apply.

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 CV, and provide three referees’ name and contact details on the online application form.  Review of applications will commence as soon as possible and continue until August 31, 2021, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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