[visionlist] [Job] Postdoc Position: Attention Brain & Cognition Lab, University of Hong Kong

Janet Hsiao janet.hsiao at gmail.com
Mon Feb 14 21:42:43 -05 2022


Applications are invited for appointment as *Post-doctoral Fellow at the
Attention Brain & Cognition Laboratory in the Department of Psychology* at
University of Hong Kong (Ref.:511720), to commence on June 14, 2022 or as
soon as possible for one year.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Psychology, Cognitive Science,
Computer Science, or a related field. They should have good communication
skills and computer skills, and be curious, self-motivated and willing to
participate in innovative and interdisciplinary research topics. Those with
experience in conducting eye tracking experiments or performing advanced
data analysis using machine-learning-related methods are preferred.

The appointee will work at the Attention Brain & Cognition Laboratory led
by Dr. Janet Hsiao in the Department of Psychology. He/She will lead a team
in developing a project related to understanding human attention in object
detection and identification through both behavioral, eye tracking, and
computational methods. In particular, he/she will have the opportunity to
learn and perform advanced data analysis using Eye Movement analysis with
Hidden Markov Models (EMHMM; http://abc.psy.hku.hk/emhmm). There are also
opportunities to participate in projects related to current research in the
Laboratory including electroencephalogram (EEG) and computational modeling.
To know more about the research in the Laboratory, please see the
Laboratory website at http://abc.psy.hku.hk/, or the publications via
http://web.hku.hk/~jhsiao/pubs/.The project is in collaboration with Huawei
Hong Kong Research Center (HKRC). The partnering team from Huawei HKRC
consists of researchers from various research units, whose research areas
include deep learning framework, trustworthy AI software, fundamental AI
theory and so on. For more information about the post, please contact Dr.
Janet Hsiao at jhsiao at hku.hk with the email subject line “Postdoctoral
Fellow”.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience
will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.

The University only accepts online application for the above post.
Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date CV including
academic qualifications, research experience, and publications, copies of
transcripts, a cover letter describing interests in this post, and provide
the names and contact information of at least three referees on the online
application form via
https://jobs.hku.hk/cw/en/job/511720/postdoctoral-fellow. Review of
applications will start as soon as possible and continue until *February
28, 2022*, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.
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