Postdoctoral Fellow/Research Associate in Psychology

Updated: about 2 months ago
Job Type: FullTime

Dr. Yin WU at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, is recruiting a Postdoctoral Fellow/Research Associate in the broad filed of decision and social neuroscience. The lab has good access to functional neuroimaging and clinical facilities. The lab has focused on the role of hormones in human social cognition and decision-making by combining behavioral experiments with brain imaging and hormone measurement. The lab is well funded and consists of PhD students and research assistants.

This fellowship will be a two-year position beginning between January and June 2024. The salary is highly competitive. Hong Kong Polytechnic University is a research-oriented university and ranked as 65th place globally. Applicants should have experience conducting cognitive neuroscience research and must have completed a PhD in a relevant discipline (e.g., cognitive neuroscience, social psychology) prior to beginning the fellowship.

To Apply

Please email the following documents to Dr. Wu [email protected] : (1) your CV, (2) one or two first-authored manuscripts, and (3) a cover letter describing how your background, experience, and interests fit with this position. Please include “Postdoc/Research Associate application” in the subject line.

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until filled.

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) 

With 85 years of rich heritage, PolyU has evolved alongside our society and made pivotal contributions to the development of Hong Kong, the Nation and the world. PolyU pursues world-class excellence in education and research, and it offers a wide range of programmes in six faculties and three independent schools. Besides ranking among the top 100 universities globally by both THE and QS World University Rankings, PolyU was placed among the top 50 universities in four disciplines in QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023, with three of them ranking 1st in Hong Kong.

Living in Hong Kong

Hong Kong is one of the world’s major international cities - diverse, bustling, and cosmopolitan. There are tons of outdoor activities - nearly 40% of the land devoted to nature parks, and there are dozens of beaches and islands. Hiking is the favorite national pastime. Hong Kong is also big on art, music, and theater. Although housing is tight, it's no different from other major metropolitan areas, such as New York City and London. The overall cost of living is 30% cheaper than in New York, and there are many fun travel opportunities nearby (e.g., in South East Asia and the China mainland). The total tax rate is capped at 15%. The Hong Kong dollar is pegged to the US dollar.



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