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 firstname.lastname@example.org before September 30th, 2017.