The University of Hong Kong
Apply now Ref.: 519119 Work type: Full-time Department: Faculty of Education (10000) Categories: Research Staff Hong Kong
Research Assistant I (holding the functional title of Research Coordinator) at the Speech, Language and Reading Lab in the Faculty of Education of the University of Hong Kong (Ref.: 519119) (to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance)
The Speech, Language and Reading Lab (https: // slrlab.edu.hku.hk/) at the University of Hong Kong is seeking a full-time Research Coordinator who is interested in using cutting-edge scientific methods and research technology to promote language, reading, and socio-emotional development in children with dyslexia and/or autism.
Applicants should possess a Bachelor's degree or above in Psychology, Speech and Hearing Sciences, Linguistics, Cognitive Science, Neuroscience, Computer Science or a related discipline. They should be a Cantonese-English bilingual speaker with adequate knowledge and experience in psychological, linguistic, and cognitive science research, including conducting behavioral experiments. Experience in Python, or R packages would be an advantage. Applicants should have a strong ability to prioritize and work under pressure; a good sense of responsibility; excellent interpersonal, organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills; the ability to work independently, as part of a team, and with SEN children; and a knack for accuracy and attention to detail.
The appointee will work closely with an interdisciplinary research team comprising educational and developmental psychologists, speech-language pathologists, linguists, computer engineers and cognitive neuroscientists, with a range of research skills and capacities in clinical assessment and intervention for children with dyslexia and/or autism. Specifically, the appointee will be provided with the opportunity to (1) receive hands-on systematic training on conducting behavioral and neurophysiological assessment and intervention; (2) work with children with dyslexia and/or autism by providing evidence-based assessment and intervention; and (3) develop research management and leadership skills by supervising and training undergraduate student helpers from various disciplines.
Those who have responded to the previous advertisements (Ref.: 517494, Ref.: 517495, Ref.: 518788 and Ref.: 515789) need not re-apply.
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 C.V. Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until February 18, 2023 , or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.
Advertised: Jan 20, 2023 (HK Time) Applications close: Feb 18, 2023 (HK Time)