Postdoctoral Fellow(s)
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
New Territories, Hong Kong


A Postdoctoral Fellow (Aging) position is available at the Brain and Mind Institute (Director : Professor Patrick Wong) at The Chinese University of Hong Kong for conducting a newly funded study on language learning in older adulthood.

We are examining the potential cognitive benefits of learning a new language in older adults. Candidates with behavioral and / or neural research experience as pertained to aging, cognition, perception, language learning, and language processing in any substantive capacities are encouraged to apply.

We are particularly interested in broad thinkers with good quantitative skills to join our team.

  • Applicants should have (i) a relevant PhD degree in the area of linguistics, psychology, neuroscience ore a related field;
  • ii) a strong interest in aging studies; (iii) the ability to manage his / her research independently; (iv) the ability to supervise mentees for research activities;
  • and (v) a strong motivation for a future independent career.Cantonese speaking is an asset.

    Candidates should make application online, email CV and submit inquiries to Professor Patrick Wong (p.wong

    Multiple positions are available. Applications will be reviewed immediately.

    Appointment will be made on contract basis for one year commencing January 2019, renewable subject to mutual agreement.

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