THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Post-doctoral Fellow in Laboratory of Neuroscience for Education

Location
Hong Kong (HK)
Posted
19 Feb 2018
End of advertisement period
01 Jun 2018
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Post-doctoral Fellow in Laboratory of Neuroscience for Education (NfE Lab)(2 posts) 

Ref  :  201800019 

Department  :  Faculty of Education  
 
Applications are invited for two Post-doctoral Fellow positions in the Laboratory of Neuroscience for Education (NfE Lab) in the Faculty of Education, to commence as soon as possible for a period of two years, with the possibility of renewal for the third year. 

The NfE Lab is dedicated to both basic and translational research in learning.  By investigating learning in the natural social, emotional, and developmental context, the NfE Lab aims to uncover generalizable learning principles at multiple levels of analysis and in multiple domains of learning (e.g. math and language) and to create societal impact via enhancement of learning, improvement of teaching practice, and informing educational policy making. Leveraging recent advances in neurotechnology development, the NfE Lab sets its priority on bringing laboratory-based neuroimaging research into the real world of learning.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in fields associated with Science of Learning, including but not limited to cognitive neuroscience, psychophysiology, neuroimaging, computational neuroscience, computer science, electrical and computer engineering, and physics.  They are expected to have substantial experience and a publication record in interdisciplinary and collaborative neuroscience research on learning broadly defined; and demonstrated ability to design and conduct research projects and mastery of either high-density EEG and/or fNIRS techniques.  Those with solid training and strong publication records in high-density EEG (post 1– Ref.: 201800019) and/or fNIRS (post 2 – Ref.: 201800020) are particularly welcome to apply. The appointees will have the opportunity to develop skills in leading funded research projects, work with graduate and undergraduate students, and develop new projects through writing grant proposals. 

Information about the NfE Lab and Faculty can be obtained at http://nfe.edu.hku.hk and http://www.hku.hk/education respectively.  Enquiries about the post should be sent to Professor Akaysha Tang, Director of the NfE Lab, Faculty of Education at actang@hku.hk.

Applicants who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 201700564 & 201700565) need not re-apply.
A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.

Applicants should send a completed application form together with an up-to-date C.V. to the Faculty at eduface@hku.hk. Application forms (341/1111) can be downloaded at http://www.hr.hku.hk/apptunit/form-ext.doc. Further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk.  Applicants should state clearly which post(s) and the reference number(s) they wish to be considered for.  Review of applications will start from March 1, 2018 and will continue until June 1, 2018 or when the post are filled, whichever is earlier.

The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only candidates shortlisted for interviews will be notified of the application result.   

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