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

Janet Hsiao janet.hsiao at gmail.com
Thu Jul 6 23:10:25 -04 2017


*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://visal.cs.cityu.edu.hk/research/emhmm/) to analyze eye movement data
in cognitive tasks. Information about the research in the lab can be
obtained at http://abc.psy.hku.hk/. For more information about the
position, please contact Dr. Janet Hsiao at jhsiao at 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 at hku.hk, with the subject line “Post-doctoral
position”. Application forms (341/1111) can be downloaded at
http://www.hku.hk/apptunit/form-ext.doc. 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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