[visionlist] Postdoc in Cognitive Psychology/Cognitive Neuroscience
zhichenglin at gmail.com
Fri Sep 13 10:55:32 -04 2019
*Postdoc in Cognitive Psychology/Cognitive Neuroscience*
A Presidential Postdoctoral Fellowship is available for up to 3 years. The
appointee is expected to spend half time in the laboratory of Prof.
Zhicheng Lin at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), Shenzhen,
China, and the other half at a collaborating lab overseas. We will identify
the collaborating lab together. The Presidential Postdoctoral Fellowship
covers the full cost of the overseas stay, including the salary and medical
Our lab studies cognitive and neural processes underlying human behaviors,
with primary efforts aiming toward two domains:
1) Cognition: What are the basic characteristics of cognition (e.g.,
attention, consciousness, rewards) and how does it drive behaviors? How
does cognition change across lifespan and how it manifests in different
populations? What is the neural basis of cognition?
2) Science and policy: How to achieve personal improvements and establish
better social policies based on scientific evidence? How might we better
disseminate such knowledge? How to go from knowledge to actions?
The lab encourages and fosters academic excellence, social
responsibilities, and entrepreneurial spirits.
*Salary and Work Environment*
Salary will be competitive, RMB 300K after-tax or above per year (depending
on qualifications). For half of the contract years, the appointee will be
based in Shenzhen, a vibrant city right above Hong Kong. The campus is
beautifully modern and artful, located in a natural park setting with a
lovely lake and green hills. Teaching is in English, with Cisco VPN
Review of applications/nominations will begin immediately. Please send a
full CV, a cover letter, and names of two to three referees to Prof. Lin
at: zclin at cuhk.edu.cn
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