A Postdoctoral Fellow position is available at the Brain and Mind Institute (Director: Patrick Wong) at The Chinese University of Hong Kong for conducting research concerning the development of language and communication during the earliest years of life. The fellow is expected to contribute to one or more of our projects that examine moderate-late preterm infants, preschool children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, preschool children with cochlear implants, and typically developing Chinese-learning infants. We are looking for a scientist with a strong theoretical background in typical human development whose research primarily employs innovative behavioral methods, to complement our expertise in neuroimaging (MRI, EEG, fNIRS) of young children and neurodevelopmental disorders. We are particularly interested in a broad thinker with good quantitative skills to join our team.

Applicants should (i) have a relevant PhD degree in linguistics, psychology, or a field related to developmental science;(ii) have a solid publication record commensurate with experience; and (iii) have the ability to conduct research independently while collaborating with others. The Chinese University of Hong Kong ranks among top 50 in the world according to QS World University Rankings. The Brain and Mind Institute is a hub for investigations into the neuroscience of learning and development. As three quarters of Hong Kong is countryside, it is a metropolis that offers a multitude of living possibilities. For inquiries, candidates should email CV to Patrick Wong (). Applications are reviewed immediately.

Appointment will be made on a contract basis for one year, renewable subject to mutual agreement. The successful candidate is expected to begin work as soon as May 2022.

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