Postdoctoral Fellow / Research Assistant I in the Department of Psychology

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
01 Sep 2023
End of advertisement period
15 Oct 2023
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Psychology (30200)
Categories: Senior Research Staff & Post-doctoral Fellow, Research Staff

Postdoctoral Fellow / Research Assistant I in the Department of Psychology (Ref.: 522841) (to commence in December 2023 or earlier for one year, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability).

Applicants should possess a PhD degree (for Postdoctoral Fellow), OR a Bachelor’s degree or above (for Research Assistant I) in psychology or a related discipline. Applicants should demonstrate knowledge and interest in the areas of clinical psychology, health psychology, or behavioural health; have prior experience in quantitative data analysis and knowledge of SPSS and R or a similar statistical package; have a good command of written and spoken English and Chinese; have good interpersonal skills and excellent organizational skills; and, be capable of managing multiple projects and meeting deadlines. Knowledge and interests in the psychology of habit, sleep and self-regulation, disordered eating behaviour, the intersection between mental health and physical health, and interventions and treatments are preferable. Applicants for the postdoctoral fellow post should have a demonstrated record of research productivity.

The appointee will be working with Dr. Wai Sze Chan.The appointee will be responsible for coordinating research activities, conducting data analysis, and preparing grant proposals and manuscripts. Opportunities for authorship and professional development are offered.

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 applications for the above post.  Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date CV., detailed transcripts and provide the name and contact information of one referee on the online application.  Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until October 15, 2023, or until the posts are filled, whichever is earlier.

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