Post-doctoral Fellow, Department of Psychology

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
27 Jan 2022
End of advertisement period
28 Feb 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

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

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow at the Attention Brain & Cognition Laboratory in the Department of Psychology (Ref.:511720), to commence on June 14, 2022 or as soon as possible for one year.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Psychology, Cognitive Science, Computer Science, or a related field. They should have good communication skills and computer skills, and be curious, self-motivated and willing to participate in innovative and interdisciplinary research topics. Those with experience in conducting eye tracking experiments or performing advanced data analysis using machine-learning-related methods are preferred.

The appointee will work at the Attention Brain & Cognition Laboratory led by Dr. Janet Hsiao in the Department of Psychology. He/She will lead a team in developing a project related to understanding human attention in object detection and identification through both behavioral, eye tracking, and computational methods. In particular, he/she will have the opportunity to learn and perform advanced data analysis using Eye Movement analysis with Hidden Markov Models (EMHMM; There are also opportunities to participate in projects related to current research in the Laboratory including electroencephalogram (EEG) and computational modeling. To know more about the research in the Laboratory, please see the Laboratory website at, or the publications via project is in collaboration with Huawei Hong Kong Research Center (HKRC). The partnering team from Huawei HKRC consists of researchers from various research units, whose research areas include deep learning framework, trustworthy AI software, fundamental AI theory and so on. For more information about the post, please contact Dr. Janet Hsiao at with the email subject line “Postdoctoral Fellow”.

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 including academic qualifications, research experience, and publications, copies of transcripts, a cover letter describing interests in this post, and provide the names and contact information of at least three referees on the online application form. Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until February 28, 2022, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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