PSA Executive Elections are today!
Voting has MOVED to the PSA Office, room 509 on the ground floor.
Go down the stairs, head towards the elevators, and go left down the hall, through the doors, and left again right before the staircase and the door to outside.
Voting is open until 6pm today so come by and bring your TCard!
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Were you a PSY299/ROP Student?
Have you done an independent project in psychology (PSY400, 405, 406)?
Have you been a research volunteer in a lab?
Please take a few minutes to fill out a questionnaire about your experiences. Your input will help future students make research choices, and may contribute to the development of the program.
Independent Project Questionnaire:
Research Volunteer/Assistant Questionnaire:
Public Health Ontario (PHO) is a Crown Corporation dedicated to protecting and
promoting the health of all Ontarians and reducing inequities in health. As a hub
organization, PHO links public health practitioners, front-line health workers and
researchers to the best scientific intelligence and knowledge from around the world.
PHO provides expert scientific and technical support relating to infection prevention and
control; surveillance and epidemiology; health promotion, chronic disease and injury
prevention; environmental and occupational health; health emergency preparedness; and
public health laboratory services to support health providers, the public health system
and partner ministries in making informed decisions and taking informed action to
improve the health and security of Ontarians.
Position Title: Research Assistants (4 to 6 part-time contract positions)
Department: Health Promotion, Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention
Duration: Part-time Temporary (up to a maximum of 8 shifts and 60 hours during the
period of February 12 to February 22. These shifts will include days, evenings, and/or
Location: Greater Toronto Area, Ontario
Compensation Group: AMAPCEO
Position Status: Open
Job Code: Group 2
Salary: $43,980 – $57,330 annualized ($23.25 – $30.30 approximate hourly rate)
Posting Date: January 8, 2014
Closing Date: January 22, 2014
We are looking to hire 4 to 6 Research Assistants to assist with data collection for a
study. The study is funded by the Canadian Institutes for Health Research and is being
led by Dr. Erin Hobin at Public Health Ontario and Dr. David Hammond in the School of
Public Health & Health Systems at the University of Waterloo.
The study involves conducting 7-10 minute oral surveys with supermarket patrons in four
jurisdictions, one being the Greater Toronto Area. Survey measures will assess
demographics as well as food-related attitudes and behaviours.
Mandatory training session: Thursday, February 12 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Your cover letter and resume must clearly indicate how you meet the
qualifications/competences. In order to have your application considered you must also
submit an unofficial academic transcript, and please submit your availability in the
following doodle poll: https://doodle.com/28tzbzbtzdb72hsk
If you are interested in applying for this position, please visit
and click on the job title. Job Posting – Research Assistant Greater Toronto Area
The Social Psychophysiological Research and Quantitative Methods Lab
(SPRQL) is currently seeking volunteer research assistants to work on
social psychology and psychophysiology studies. Successful applicants
will be responsible for running study sessions and scoring
psychophysiological data. Additional training in lab biosafety as well as
hormone and electrophysiological research methods may also be provided.
The time commitment is up to 10 hours per week, with the option to work
from home for certain projects.
We will accept applications from undergraduate psychology students (2nd
year or higher). Also, there is one specific study in the lab looking for
applicants who are interested in meditation but who have had no prior
meditation experience. To apply, please submit a resume and unofficial
transcript (with your full name in the title of both documents) to
Student volunteers wanted for developmental neuroimaging research at Sick
We would like to recruit 3rd or 4th year students to volunteer for our
ongoing developmental cognitive neuroscience studies in the lab of Dr.
Margot Taylor, Director of Functional Neuroimaging at the Hospital for
Sick Children. Interested students should have an appreciation or
background in psychology, clinical psychology, development, data
organization and/or neuroimaging. Advantages of volunteering in the lab
include learning about neuropsychological assessments, behavioural
assessments and brain anatomy, as well as being part of a dynamic
multidisciplinary team. Interested students should contact Dr. Margot J.
Taylor (firstname.lastname@example.org) and include a short resume and/or
The Barense Lab is seeking participants for a Semantic and Perceptual Similarities study! The study involves pressing buttons in response to stimuli presented on a computer screen and takes approximately 2 hours.
Participants will be compensated $20 for their time.
- learned English before age of 5 and
- speaks English at home
The START Clinic for Mood and Anxiety Disorders is currently looking for volunteers in their final year of undergraduate studies that are interested in assisting with our research studies. The typical responsibilities include: data entry, literature searches, telephone screening and other office tasks. Volunteers are given training on all duties, and although experience is preferred it is not mandatory.
Research volunteer qualifications:
-mature individual comfortable handling confidential information
-able to work in a fast paced professional environment
-currently pursuing an undergraduate degree (all levels) in psychology
-interest in pursuing graduate studies in psychology/medicine
-experience or knowledge in basics of SPSS (asset but not required)
Individuals must be available to volunteer once a week for 3-4 hour shifts.
Interested applicants should send an email with their current CV/resume, cover letter and availability to
Leena Anand at: email@example.com.