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Applications are invited for appointment as Research Associate in the Department of Psychology, to commence from April 1, 2020 for one year.
Applicants should possess a doctoral degree in Psychology, Human Neuroscience or related disciplines. They should have outstanding experience in project management. Candidates that are fluent in Chinese (Mandarin/Cantonese) and English together with a strong network with academics and institutions in Mainland China are preferred. The appointee will be required to manage research projects, organize seminars / workshops and other activities, provide support to daily operation of the lab, assist in the preparation of lab reports, grant applications and other documents, and perform any other duties as assigned by lab supervisor.
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 an up-to-date C.V. to Professor Prof. LEE Tatia Mei-chun at firstname.lastname@example.org. Application forms (341/1111) can be obtained at http://www.hr.hku.hk/apptunit/form-ext.doc. Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until March 11, 2020 or the post is filled, whichever is earlier.
Research Assistant I/II in the Department of Psychology within the Faculty of Social Sciences (to commence as soon as possible, on a one-year temporary term, with the possibility of renewal)
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 several clinical trials conducted in adolescents with sleep, mood and circadian 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 15 March, 2020.
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 15 March, 2020
We are looking for volunteer research assistants to work in the Sleep, Self-regulation, and Health lab (www.psychology.hku.hk/slashlab). We conduct experimental and intervention studies in the area of sleep, eating, and health conditions such as diabetes and depression.
An ideal applicant will have strong academic competence and work ethic, good organization and communication skills, and preferable some experience working in a lab. Most importantly you should be eager to learn and take initiatives. Highly motivated individuals will have the opportunity to contribute to data analysis and manuscript writing and earn authorship credits. Students can enroll in credit-bearing research internship courses, PSYC2072 and PSYC2073. This position may also lead to paid opportunities in the future.
If you’re interested, please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org with your CV and academic transcript.
A research internship / part-time research assistant position is available in the Attention Brain & Cognition lab led by Dr. Janet Hsiao in the Department of Psychology, HKU. The research intern / assistant will assist in coordinating / hosting a face camp with learning activities for primary school children, running behavioral and eye tracking experiments, and performing basic data analysis. There are also opportunities to participate in projects related to current research in the lab, including face recognition, emotion recognition, word recognition and reading, multimedia learning, etc. To know more about our research areas, please see our publications here: http://web.hku.hk/~jhsiao/pubs/
The starting date of the position is expected to be January 6, 2020. Review of the applications will start immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Interested candidates should send a CV including academic qualifications and research/working experience, a copy of the transcript, and a cover letter describing interests in this position, to: Dr. Janet Hsiao, jhsiao at hku dot hk, with the subject line “Face Camp RA”. For more information please contact Dr. Janet Hsiao.
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 email@example.com with a brief description of yourself, any experience you might have in the field and why it is you’re applying.