[visionlist] Postdoctoral Position at the University of Hong Kong: Understanding eye movements in cognitive tasks

Postdoctoral Position, the University of Hong Kong: Understanding eye movements in cognitive tasks

 

Applicants
are invited for appointment as a Post-doctoral
Fellow in the Attention
Brain and Cognition Lab at the Department of Psychology, to commence as soon as
possible for a period of 1 year, with the possibility of renewal up to 3 years.

 

Applicants
must have a Ph.D. degree in Cognitive Psychology, Cognitive Science, or related
fields. Preference will be given to those with experience in running eye
movement experiments and eye movement data analysis, or with experience in
using machine learning methods to understand human cognition. The
appointee will work with Dr. Janet Hsiao (Department of Psychology, University
of Hong Kong), in collaboration with Dr. Antoni Chan (Department of Computer
Science, City University of Hong Kong) and Dr. Sherry Chan (Department of
Psychiatry, University of Hong Kong), on projects related to using a hidden
Markov model (HMM) based approach (EMHMM, the Matlab toolbox is available here:
http://ift.tt/2tZsth3)
to analyze eye movement data in cognitive tasks. Information about the research
in the lab can be obtained at http://ift.tt/2uy9YwW
more information about the position, please contact Dr. Janet Hsiao at jhsiao@hku.hk.
Dr. Hsiao will be available for a short meeting during July 13-17 at APCV in Taiwan
and during July 26-29 at Cog Sci in London.

 

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 a letter of application,
an up-to-date C.V. including academic qualifications, research experience,
publications, and at least three letters of reference to Dr. Janet Hsiao at jhsiao@hku.hk,
with the subject line “Post-doctoral position”. Application forms (341/1111)
can be downloaded at http://ift.tt/1jTcgf4.
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.

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