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  1. Linda Leonard, Modified Re: 13.82: Cogn Neuroscience of Lang: AsstProf Hong Kong, SAR

Message 1: Modified Re: 13.82: Cogn Neuroscience of Lang: AsstProf Hong Kong, SAR

Date: Thu, 21 Mar 2002 11:50:30 -0000
From: Linda Leonard <l.leonardacu.ac.uk>
Subject: Modified Re: 13.82: Cogn Neuroscience of Lang: AsstProf Hong Kong, SAR



Our ref: 49840

Rank of Job: Research Assistant Professor 
Areas Required: Cognitive Neuroscience of Language
Other Desired Areas: Cognition and Linguistics
University or Organization: The University of Hong Kong
Department: The Department of Linguistics
State or Province: Hong Kong
Country: Hong Kong SAR
Final Date of Application: 15 April 2002
Contact: Dr. Li-Hai Tan tanlhhku.hk

Address for Applications:
Department of Linguistics, 115 MB, The University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong
Hong Kong 000
Hong Kong

Research Assistant Professorship in Cognitive Neuroscience of
Language


Applications are invited for a research assistant professorship in
Cognitive Neuroscience of Language, attached to the Laboratory for
Language and Cognitive Neuroscience in the Department of Linguistics
of the University of Hong Kong, tenable from as soon as possible, but
in any case no later than 1 August, 2002. The appointments will be
made on a 2-3 year fixed-term basis.

The successful applicant will join our interdisciplinary group that
employs state-of-the-art fMRI recording and analysis techniques as
well as computational modeling to study topics in cognitive
neuroscience of language processes. In addition to our resources and
well developed plans for fMRI research at the University of Hong Kong,
we are engaged in long-term collaborations with colleagues at Research
Imaging Center at San Antonio, National Institutes of Health,
University of Pittsburgh and the Key Laboratory of Cognitive Science
and Learning of the Ministry of Education of China. Ample scanner time
and training in fMRI techniques will be provided.

The University of Hong Kong runs an active Cognitive Science
undergraduate degree. The successful applicants may have the
opportunity to contribute to the teaching of Linguistics and Cognitive
Science at this university.

Applicants should have a PhD in cognitive psychology, cognitive
neuroscience, linguistics, or related fields. The appointments will be
made usually on the first point of the 4-point salary scale:
HK$542,520 - 660,240 per annum for the research assistant professor
post. (Current exchange rate is approximately US$1 = HK$7.8.). A
taxable financial subsidy fixed at HK$7,000 per month towards rented
accommodation may be provided, subject to the Prevention of Double
Housing Benefits Rules. At current rates, salaries tax will not exceed
15% of gross income. The appointments carry leave and medical
benefits.

Application forms (41/1000) can be obtained at
https://extranet.hku.hk/apptunit/; or from the Appointments Unit
(Senior), Registry, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong (Fax: (852)
2540 6735 or 2559 2058; E-mail: apptunitreg.hku.hk). Applicants
should submit cover letter, resume, and application form by March 30,
2002 to: Dr. Li-Hai Tan, Director, Laboratory for Language and
Cognitive Neuroscience, Department of Linguistics and Cognitive
Science Programme, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong (email:
tanlhhku.hk).












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