Job Opportunities

Research Internship (2022-2023)

We are looking for research interns to work in the Sleep, Self-regulation, and Health lab ( We conduct experimental and intervention studies concerning behavioral regulation, sleep, and mental and physical wellbeing.  

Interns will work closely with other members of the lab on different aspects of one or more ongoing research projects including:

– conduct literature review

– prepare experimental materials

– administer experimental procedures

– assist clinical psychologists in conducting assessments and scorings of questionnaires in community and university settings

Intern selection:

– Strong academic competence is a must

– Effective communication and interpersonal skills are necessary

– Strong organization skills and attention to detail are required

– Fluency in written and spoken Chinese (Cantonese) and English is required

– Prior lab experience is an advantage

Interns are required to work for approximately 12 hours/week and must commit to two semesters.

Highly motivated and capable individuals will have the opportunity to contribute to data analysis and manuscript writing and earn authorship credits.

Credit-bearing research internship courses, PSYC2072, and PSYC2073 are available when the autumn semester starts. 

If you are interested in getting involved in the lab, please email Dr. Wai Sze Chan ( with your CV and academic transcript. Interviews take place in early August. Training begins in late August.

Recruiting outstanding staff to promote excellence in teaching and learning, research, and knowledge exchange is one of The University of Hong Kong’s top priorities. To find out more about working with us and also what it’s like to live in Hong Kong, visit the website “Professors from Afar”.

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