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

Postdoctoral Position, 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 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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