We are looking for a motivated candidate to join our funded project “Learning during Infancy: Cognitive, Social, and Physiological Perspectives” 

We explore various aspects of early human learning, including the neurophysiological signatures, the family and social environment, and the longitudinal impact in later development. The successful candidate will be involved in all stages of studies, primarily with Dr. Chia-huei Tseng (perception, attention, and learning), and closely with Professor Terry Au (development), Dr. Anita Wong (speech and hearing), Dr. Esther Lau (sleep), and Dr Ivy Wong (gender development). 

This position is created to meet the strategic research needs identified by the University of Hong Kong and to bring new impetus and vigour to the University’s research enterprise. The Department of Psychology supports junior researcher in their career development and the post-doc has grant application and conference travel opportunities. Past post-docs under this schema were highly successful in their job prospect.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered and annual leave and medical benefits are included. The start date is flexible and the search will continue until the position is filled.

Qualifications: PhD in psychology or the broadly defined developmental science; good programming skills (e.g. Matlab/C/C++); previous research experience with psychophysics, eye movement, sleep or neuro-biologicial measurements is desirable. Great organization and communication skills are essential.

Procedures: Applicants please send me (Chia-huei Tseng, tseng@hku.hk) your CV, a description of your research interests and two references.