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Post-doctor position at Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences, The University of Hong Kong

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in Chinese Speech Perception Revised: Speech Perception of Chinese Speakers with and without Hearing Impairment in the Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences of the Faculty of Education, to commence as soon as possible for a period of three years.
Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Speech and Hearing Sciences. The appointee is expected to have substantial experience and knowledge in speech and pitch perception in Chinese, speech analysis and processing, designing and evaluating speech processing strategies, and have demonstrated an ability to conduct the proposed research project as well as a track record in publication. The expected role of the appointee includes:
1. To design and conduct speech and psychophysical experiments with Chinese speakers with and without hearing impairment to understand Chinese speech perception;
2. To evaluate the impact of signal processing technologies in hearing aids and cochlear implants on Chinese speech perception;
3. To analyze experimental results to better understand the speech perception performance of Chinese speakers in various listening tasks, e.g., tone identification and sentence perception in noise and reverberation;
4. To publish experimental results in peer-review journals and major international conferences in the area of hearing sciences.

He/She will be expected to work under the supervision of Dr. Lena Wong.
Information about the Faculty can be obtained at http://www.hku.hk/education Enquiries about the post should be sent to Dr. Lena Wong, Faculty of Education (e-mail: llnwong@xxxxxx).
A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.
Applicants should send a completed application form together with an up-to-date C.V. to edufacd@xxxxxx. Application forms (341/1111) can be downloaded at http://www.hku.hk/apptunit/form-ext.doc. Further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk Closes November 17, 2014. The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only shortlisted applicants will be notified of the application result.