The Mood Disorders Program and the Centre for Mobile Computing in Mental Health at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is seeking an enthusiastic and experienced individual with the following qualifications to work as a Research Assistant on a study using electronic mood diaries in adults and teens with mood disorders.
- University degree (minimum BA/BS/BSc or equivalent) in a healthcare-related area
- Excellent organization & communication skills.
- Ability to work as part of a team.
- Self-motivated with ability to take an active role in project planning.
- General computer skills and some experience with statistics.
- Experience coding with MATLAB an asset.
- Experience in a psychiatric setting a definite asset.
- Recruitment, training, and monitoring of study participants.
- Organizing, maintaining, and analyzing study data.
- Organizing and assisting with recruitment for focus groups.
- Scheduling, performing, scoring, and recording standardized research interviews with subjects, including periodic follow-up interviews;
- Acting as liaison between the research team, study participants, and mental health care providers, both over the phone and in person;
If you are interested, please send a resume or CV and covering letter by October 15h 2017 to: email@example.com
We will be interviewing candidates for position beginning in mid-late October; we expect the successful candidate to begin work on or about mid-November, 2017.
We thank all candidates, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
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 on an eye-tracking study. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
We are seeking a senior undergraduate psychology student to volunteer as a psychology assistant in the Eating Disorder Program at the Hospital for Sick Children. We are an interdisciplinary service providing psychosocial, medical and nutritional care to children and adolescents suffering with anorexic and bulimic forms of eating disorders across inpatient, day treatment and outpatient programs. You will be providing research and administrative support to our ongoing program evaluation initiatives. You will be trained in test scoring and data entry of psychometric measures and other psychosocial assessments.
We require a minimum time commitment of 8 hours per week (flexible hours) during the months of October 2017 through May 2018 (negotiable, and with the possibility of extension).
Interested candidates are asked to please email your curriculum vitae and a brief letter of introduction to our program’s Psychometrist, as below:
Dr. Margus Heinmaa, Ph.D., CPsych
Dr. Melissa Lieberman, Ph.D., CPsych
Please send all applications to: email@example.com
Department of Psychology
Hospital for Sick Children
555 University Avenue, 7438 Black Wing
Toronto, Canada, M5G 1X8
The Brain, Cognition and Language Lab at OISE is currently recruiting research assistants!
This current research project is investigating the effectiveness of an evidence‐based reading fluency intervention called Reading Acceleration Program (RAP). Language and literacy data, cognitive data, and demographic information were gathered. The collected data will be analyzed both quantitatively and qualitatively at pre, post, and follow‐up test.
They are looking for responsible students who are Native Chinese speakers and can help with data scoring and entry.
If interested, please contact Yueming Xi (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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 2018.
– Be able to commit to at least 6-8 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.
Job Description: The Helwig Lab of the Psychological Department at theUniversity of Toronto is currently recruiting research volunteers to assist 2 cross-cultural psychological research projects. Project 1 examines Chinese adolescents’ views about parenting and their psychological well-being and academic achievement. Duties may include assisting with data organization, data entry, and supervised assistance
with data analysis. Project 2 is an exploratory and comparative study which took place this summer in Beijing and rural Xi’an. The format of the study consists of in-depth interviews on high school graduates’ perceptions towards the examination as well as the Chinese higher education system in general. Duties include transcribing the interviews which are conducted in Mandarin Chinese. Each interview is approximately 45 minutes in length.
Commitment and Qualifications:
•Volunteers should be able to commit up to 8 hours per week;
•Attend regular lab meetings;
•Fluency in understanding and writing Mandarin Chinese is required for
•Ability to read Chinese is an asset for Project 1.
•Detail-oriented, reliable, and responsible.
If you are interested in this position, please email your CV and cover letter to email@example.com before September 30th, 2017.
The MacDonald Social Psychology Research Laboratory at the University of
Toronto St. George is currently seeking reliable and conscientious
volunteer research assistants for the 17-18 school year.
Students interested in this position must:
– have a strong academic record (cGPA of 3.5 is preferred)
– be available to volunteer 6-8 hours a week (starting immediately) and
into the 2017-2018 school term
– be attentive to detail and able to work independently
– previous lab experience an asset but not required
If interested in volunteering, please email your CV and unofficial
transcripts to Kaz Laird at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We look forward to hearing from you!