Research Assistant Needed!

Energetic and enthusiastic volunteer research assistants are in need to help with data entry, filing, and administrative tasks in the Bariatric Surgery Program at the Toronto Western Hospital. The Bariatric Surgery Program is a dynamic department consisting of a team of health professionals from a variety of disciplines including psychologists, psychiatrists, nurse practitioners, social workers, surgeons and dietitians. The team conducts pre-surgical assessments of patients considering bariatric surgery and post-surgical follow-up for five years after surgery. The eligible candidate will be a responsible, conscientious and quick-learning individual who ideally is familiar with SPSS (individuals who are not familiar with SPSS but have knowledge of Microsoft Excel are also invited to apply) with excellent communication skills.
They require some who is available one to two day per week (Mondays, Thursdays or Fridays), and is able to begin immediately. The volunteer should have completed at least their first year of undergraduate studies in psychology. This position may also involve patient contact, and there are opportunities to observe patient groups, and to attend clinic research meetings. This position would be ideal for someone who is interested in health psychology, eating behaviours and obesity, and clinical psychology.
If you’re interested, please send your résumé to: thiyake.rajaratnam@uhn.ca