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Applicants are invited for appointment as a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Community Action & Research Lab at the Department of Psychology, to commence as soon as possible for a period of 2 years, with the possibility of renewal up to 3 years.
Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree in clinical psychology, social and cognitive neuroscience, or a related field. Preference will be given to those with experience in the diagnosis of psychopathology and handling of psychophysiological data. The appointee will work with Dr. Christian Chan, in collaboration with Dr. Janet Hsiao, Shirley Li, and Hu Xiaoqing, on projects related to the development of cost-effective and cultural-sensitive interventions for disturbances stemming from problems related to behavioral health, affective regulation, and cognitive biases. Information about the research in the lab can be found at http://www.psychology.hku.hk/carlab/. For more information about the position, please contact Dr. Christian Chan at shaunlyn[at]hku.hk
A 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 a letter of application, an up-to-date C.V. including academic qualifications, research experience, publications, and three letters of reference to Dr. Christian Chan at shaunlyn[at]hku.hk, with the subject line “Postdoctoral position”. Application forms (341/1111) can be downloaded at http://www.hku.hk/apptunit/form-ext.doc. Further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk/. Review of applications will start on Aug 1 and continue until the position is filled.
The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only candidates shortlisted for interviews will be notified of the application result.
Student Research Assistants Needed
We are looking for part-time student research assistants who will be helping with a project on chronic pain lead by a clinical psychologist. The research assistants will be involved in the recruitment of research subjects, data collection and data entry. They have to station and work independently in an out-patient pain clinic of a hospital in Tai Po. Work schedule is flexible (<15 hour/week, weekday only, ongoing recruitment throughout 2018, can join anytime )
Eligible candidates should be:
– Year 2 or 3 students (preferably major in Psychology)
– Motivated in obtaining research experience in clinical psychology at a general medical setting
– Able to comprehend written Chinese
– Able to speak fluent Cantonese
– Mature, independent, conscientious and highly reliable
– Ability to use SPSS, Excel and EndNote is preferable.
– Past relevant research experiences would be an advantage.
If you are interested, please send your CV and cover letter to email@example.com (Ms Vanessa Ng). Please indicate your availability during the week in the cover letter. Thanks.
I’m looking for volunteer research assistants to work within the newly formed Experimental Psychopathology Lab as part of a range of projects using different statistical and experimental techniques to explore the mechanisms involved in the emergence, maintenance and treatment of anxiety disorders.
Ideally, applicants will have a very strong grasp of English and Cantonese and they should be comfortable working independently and in taking initiative where necessary.
There is no necessity for applicants to have existing statistical or experimental expertise but you should be passionate about Psychology and about learning new skills and you should at least not be afraid of SPSS. As such, students at all levels will be considered.
Although this is a volunteer position, it is hoped that this will feed into publications and paid opportunities in the future.
If you’re interested, please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org with a brief description of yourself, any experience you might have in the field and why it is you’re applying.