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Applicants should possess a Bachelor’s degree or above in Psychology, Social Sciences, Social Work, or a related discipline, preferably with at least one year’s post-qualification work experience in research projects. They must have a good command of spoken and written English and Chinese (including fluent Cantonese), good communication skills, and the ability to multitask and work collaboratively and independently. The appointee will be responsible for administrating questionnaires and experiments, assisting in therapy groups; liaising with schools and participants for scheduling assessments/interventions, literature review; preparation of presentations, manuals and study materials; data management, analysis and reporting; and other research-related duties as assigned by the investigators. The appointee will assist in a wide range of sleep-related research projects, included one interventional study in children with ADHD and sleep problems, as well as one clinical study conducted in adolescents with sleep and mood problems. Abilities to use SPSS, Excel, Access and reference manager are preferable. Past relevant research experiences would be an advantage.
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. and detailed transcripts by e-mail to Dr. Shirley Li (email@example.com). Application forms (345/1111) can be downloaded at http://www.hku.hk/apptunit/jr-form.doc. Further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk/.
Closes 1 February, 2019.
The University places great emphasis on developing staff potential, and has in place a variety of development opportunities and assistance for staff at different stages of their career.
The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only candidates shortlisted for interviews will be notified of the application result.
Review of applications will commence immediately and continue until 1 February, 2019.
Research Assistant II in the Department of Psychology (from January 16, 2019, on a 1-year full-time contract with the possibility of renewal).
Applicants should have a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology or related field. They should have good interpersonal skills and computer sills, work regularly for data collection, preferably with experience working with children and parents, and research interest in developmental psychology, literacy learning, or special learning needs.
A competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.
Applications should send a completed application form together with an up-to-date C.V. to Dr. M. Zheng by mail or email (firstname.lastname@example.org). Please quote “RA Application” in the email subject. Application form (345/111) can be obtained at http://www.hku.hk/appunit/jr-form.doc. Shortlisted candidates will be invited for interviews.
Deadline of application: Dec 28, 2018
We’re looking for part-time research assistants to work on a new project about face perception. The project is aimed to explore how we process multiple faces presented simultaneously, the eye movement patterns during face processing, and the holistic nature of face perception.
The research assistants’ responsibilities will mainly include:
1) Prepare face stimuli for testing (e.g., using Photoshop and FantaMorph)
2) Assisting with data collection for behavioral experiments
3) Assisting with statistical analyses for the experiments
There is no necessity for applicants to have existing experience of using FantaMorph, but you should have basic knowledge about Photoshop and be passionate about learning new skills.
If you’re interested, please email Dr. Ji (email@example.com) with a brief description of yourself and any experience you might have in the field.
We are recruiting interns for the first semester, 2018-2019. The internship can be taken as a credit-bearing course (PSYC 2072 or PSYC2073) or as voluntary work.
The intern will work in the Developmental Science Lab on three research projects related to language, reading, and mathematics development, including
1) a meta-analytic literature review of reading comprehension in Chinese
2) a twin research project investigating the genetic and environmental contributions to language (Chinese and English), reading, and mathematics development
3) a longitudinal study on factors predicting reading development from kindergarten to early primary school
The intern’s responsibilities will mainly include
– Attending weekly lab meetings
– Searching English and Chinese literature
– Assisting with instrument development and prepare testing materials
– Assessing language skills and cognitive abilities of young children
– Scoring and entering data after data collection
– Developing data documentation and coding book for data analysis
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.