Post-doctoral Fellow in Stress and Learning

Hong Kong (HK)
02 Apr 2018
End of advertisement period
01 Jun 2018
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Applications are invited for appointment as a Post-doctoral Fellow in Stress and Learning in the Laboratory of Neuroscience for Education (NfE Lab) in the Faculty of Education, to commence on March 1, 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter for a period of three years.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree and formal training in psychoneuroendocrinology, psychophysiology, cognitive neuroscience, computational neuroscience, or a relevant field. Publication record in stress research using EEG/ERP and/or fNIRS techniques are preferable but not essential. The appointee will have the opportunity to conduct highly interdisciplinary research utilizing a variety of research techniques to investigate how individual differences in the regulation of stress hormones influence learning at both the neural and behavioral levels.

Information about the NfE Lab and Faculty can be obtained at and respectively. Enquiries about the post are encouraged and should be sent to Professor Akaysha Tang, Director of the NfE Lab, Faculty of Education at

Applicants who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 201701153) 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 Application forms (341/1111) can be downloaded at Further particulars can be obtained at Review of applications will start from February 1, 2018 and will continue until June 1, 2018 or when the position is 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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