06/18/18

Research Assistant Opportunity!

The Social Perception and Cognition Lab is seeking applications for
research assistant positions on studies examining person perception,
non-verbal cues, and personality.

We are also seeking research assistants interested in Developmental
Psychology. The RA will work on a project investigating children. The RA
must be:

-dedicated, meticulous, and curious
-comfortable recruiting families over the phone
-experienced engaging with children
-available some weekends

To learn more and to submit an application, please visit
http://psych.utoronto.ca/users/rule/join.html and click on the link to the
volunteer application form. Please email spcl.manager@gmail.com with your
cover letter, CV, unofficial transcript and a filled out application.

06/18/18

Research Assistants Needed

The Social Psychophysiological Research & Quantitative Methods Lab
(SPRQL) at the University of Toronto St. George is looking for a team of
passionate and dedicated Research Assistants to work on various studies
in the lab. This is a great opportunity for students to gain experience
in psychophysiological measurement techniques, data coding, and become
involved in complex study designs.  This is also a great opportunity to
receive an excellent letter of recommendation.

Students interested in this position should:
–       Have a strong academic background, particularly in Psychology
–       Be able to commit until Summer 2019.
–       Be able to commit to at least 8 hours per week.
–       Be reliable, conscientious and detail-oriented.
–       Have strong organizational and interpersonal skills.
–       Previous lab experience (especially with psychophysiological
equipment) is an asset (although not required).
–       Previous experience with MATLAB and other programming
languages/software is an asset.

To apply, please submit the following application:
https://goo.gl/forms/xgIG84ECTWvdlIhX2, combine your resume and
unofficial transcript into one single PDF document, and email it to:
<lab.manager@socialpsychophysiology.com>.

05/18/18

Voluntary Research Position Available!

The Computational Cognitive Development Lab is looking for students who are interested in a voluntary research position in a developmental psychology lab! As a research assistant, you will have the opportunity to help with coding of behavioural experiments, inputting and assisting with data collection, and recruitment of children participants (aged 3 – 7) on campus and at the local museums like the Ontario Science Centre and the Royal Ontario Museum.
Ideally, applicants should have the following:
– Be in good academic standing
– Be able to commit at least 8-10 hours (including weekends) a week
– Be available and willing to travel on weekends to test at local museums or on campus
– Previous experience working with children
– Previous experience recruiting or customer service either formally or informally
– Previous research experience is preferred but not required
Interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter, and an unofficial transcript to manager.buchsbaum@gmail.com and title the subject line as [RA Application] Your Name.
For more information about the lab, check out http://cocodev.psych.utoronto.ca or follow us on Facebook, @cocodevlab.
05/14/18

Voluntary Research Position Available!

The Learning and Neural Development Lab is looking for students who are interested in a voluntary research position in the lab to help prepare and run experiments! As part of the lab, you will have the opportunity to prepare visual and auditory stimuli, run the experiments on both children (aged 5-9) and adult participants to collect behavioural data, help with the recruitment of participants on campus and at the local museums such as the Ontario Science Centre, and assist with inputting the data collected.
Ideally, applicants should have the following:
– Be in good academic standing
– Be able to commit at least 6-8 hours (including weekends) a week
– Be available on weekends to test at local museums or on campus
– Previous experience working with children
– Previous research experience is preferred but not required
Interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter, and an unofficial transcript to manager.landlab@gmail.com and title the subject line as [RA Application] Your Name.
05/4/18

Work Study Position!

Are you an undergraduate student interested in gaining research experience?
The Budding Minds Lab is currently accepting students to take part in the Work Study program— a great opportunity for students to develop knowledge, skills and experience through paid work on campus! We are specifically looking to fill Lab Programmer (position # 117880) and Research Technician (position # 117883) positions. In joining our vibrant team of young researchers, you will have a chance to contribute to specific projects and learn the ins and outs of the psychological research process— participant recruitment, assessment, data collection, and scientific analysis! If you are interested, please confirm your eligibility then apply through the University’s Career Learning Network (CLN). Please note that the application deadline is May 18th, but that we will be evaluating applications on a rolling basis so we encourage you to apply now!
05/4/18

Research Assistant Recruitment!

The CAN Lab (Computational Affective Neuroscience Lab) at the University of
Toronto St. George is looking for a team of passionate and dedicated
Research Assistants to work on various new studies in the lab. Current
projects investigate topics such as 1) emotion and cognition, 2) attitudes
and preferences, 3) goal setting and 4) stereotyping and prejudice.

Successful applicants will be responsible for participant recruitment, data
collection, and preparing the necessary materials to run studies. This is a
great opportunity for students to become immersed in learning new affective
neuroscience techniques and become involved in complex study designs.
Research Assistants will learn how to conduct research in
psychology/neuroscience using methods such as behavioural studies,
functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), electromyogram (EMG), and
electroencephalography (EEG).

Students interested in this position should:
– be available to volunteer at least 8 hours a week
– have strong interpersonal and organizational skills
– be reliable and conscientious
– previous lab experience is an asset but not required
– experience with R and other programming languages is an asset but not
required

Students interested in applying should email their CV, cover letter, and
unofficial transcript to Victoria Davis at manager.cunningham@gmail.com

For more information, please visit our lab website at
http://socialneuro.psych.utoronto.ca

04/25/18

Research Assistant Needed!

The Duncan Lab is looking for a volunteer to gain research experience!
We are looking to accept a volunteer who is willing to contribute 8 hours a week gaining research experience in our lab over the summer. You will gain direct experience in participant recruitment, assessment, and data collection. Interested applicants should fill out the application form on our website (duncanlab.org), and submit it along with a resume, unofficial transcript, and cover letter to duncanlabuoft@gmail.com

04/22/18

Research Assistants Needed

Dr. Kang Lee’s Development Lab is looking for highly dedicated and enthusiastic students to volunteer with us!

You will be involved in a study examining how children’s emotion expressions can be used to understand lie-telling behaviours. Our goal is to offer volunteers many opportunities to develop their research skills. Thus, as a volunteer, you will;

– Be involved in computer-based data preparation tasks

– Code and record results

– Perform other administrative tasks in the laboratory

– Other tasks/opportunities depend on prior experience and on length of stay in the lab, including the opportunity to be involved in other, on-going research projects.

This position is ideally suited for a student studying Psychology and who is interested in pursuing graduate school in the future. It is a great opportunity for students who have an interest in forensic and/or developmental psychology.

We encourage students going into 2nd and 3rd year to apply. Students in 4th year who plan to take a year off or will complete a 5th year are also welcome to apply. We are looking for a highly motivated student interested in pursuing graduate studies that is research-based and is seeking a lab to develop their research skills.

Training on most of the skills needed will be provided. However, volunteers should have experience with a range of computer programs, including statistical and video-editing programs (e.g., Excel, SPSS, Adobe Premier, MovieMaker, iMotions), have a strong attention to detail, great organization skills, as well as excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Duration: Ongoing, minimum 6-month commitment required.

Schedule: Volunteers should be available weekdays during regular work hours (weekend and weekend evening availability will also be considered). Scheduling is flexible and volunteers will be able to determine their own hours each week. We ask for an 8-10 hour/week commitment, but this will fluctuate depending on how busy the lab is. We will also be sure to provide flexibility in this requirement, especially around holidays and stressful periods such as exams.

 

Please send a copy of your resume, cover letter, unofficial transcript, and weekly availability (including weekends) to kaila.bruer@utoronto.ca and labmanager@kangleelab.com

 

When sending application materials in through email please put ‘KB Volunteer Research Assistant Application’ in the heading.

This posting will close as soon as all suitable candidates are hired.