Job Opportunities

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  Application forms (341/1111) can be obtained at  Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until March 11, 2020 or the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

We are looking for volunteer research assistants to work in the Sleep, Self-regulation, and Health lab ( 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 with your CV and academic transcript.

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