Research Assistants Needed!

Volunteer Research Assistant

Volunteer Position Research Assistant
Requirements Previous experience coding or willingness to be trained
Responsibilities Coding qualitative data, maintaining website, weekly meetings
Number of Positions 4

What Does a Volunteer Research Assistant Do?

Volunteer Research Assistants are academic student volunteers hired by principal researchers (also known as principal investigators (PI), or project directors) to assist in carrying out a particular research project. Research assistantships are intended to provide students the opportunity to learn proper research procedures and techniques.


Volunteer Research Assistant Responsibilities

Volunteer Research Assistants will be responsible for assisting the principal researcher (Sasha Reid, M.A.) in a variety of non-administrative tasks which may include:

  • Collecting data such as interviews, audio, and video files
  • Uploading files to website and website maintenance
  • Identifying and preparing resources for analysis
  • Coding qualitative data
  • Documenting results
  • Attending weekly meetings (via skype or in person)
  • File and maintainconfidential documents
  • Performing other related duties as required


Volunteer Research Assistant Requirements

Volunteers are expected to have the following skills:

  • Previous experience coding is an asset but not necessarily requited as training will be provided, regardless
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Strong organization skills
  • Ability to handle confidential information
  • Accuracy and Attention to Detail
  • Integrity
  • Strong time management skills

 Please send both your resume and cover letter to: sasha.reid@mail.utoronto.ca by July 15th, 2017.


Scam Detection Study!

Participate in a study on phishing and email scams!

Receive $10 for participating in a 1-hour-long psychology study looking at the ability to detect scams.
Eligible participants must:
• be 18-30 years old
• make their own financial decisions
• have no history of cognitive impairment
• have at least some email experience
If interested, please contact:
Kang Lee’s Development Lab
Studies will take place at 252 Bloor St WScam Detection Study

Participate in a Study of Life Experiences!

Participate in a study of life experiences!


The U of T Consciousness and Wisdom Studies Laboratory is conducting a survey study of life experiences and quality of life and we are looking for participants. We need your help to answer the big questions. Please consider participating in our study located in F-Tower of University College.


In one 30-minute session, you will answer a series of questions about your personal life experiences and beliefs.


For all those interested, please email our friendly research assistants atinfo@consciousnessstudieslab.com to schedule a time within business hours (9-5 Monday to Friday), or visit our website at http://consciousnessstudieslab.com/contact/




For your time you will be compensated with $5, or a 1% bonus credit for those currently enrolled in Dr. Vervaeke’s COG250 or NEW333 classes.


Participants Needed for Music Study!

“The Voice and Resonance Lab is looking for individuals between 18 – 35 to participate in an 45-minute experiment looking at stability of singing over time.  Invesitagors are looking for: non-singers as well as professional and trained singers.  Participants will be reimbursed $15 for their participation (see posters below).”


For more information or if your are interested in participating, please contact Charlene Santoni (charlene.santoni@mail.utoronto.ca).
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Study Participants Needed at Language and Learning Lab!

How do people process language? – men needed!

Participate in a fun eye-tracking study at OISE (Bloor & St. George)! It takes about 40 minutes, and you will receive a $5 Starbucks voucher to thank you for your time.

You will watch some scenarios on a screen, and we will track your eye movements as you watch and listen. You will also complete two brief tasks on an iPad.

If you are:
– male
– aged between 18 and 35
– have normal or corrected-to-normal vision
– grew up hearing English more than 50% of the time at home, on a continuous basis from birth and throughout your childhood

— then we would love to invite you to participate. We can fit appointments around your availability — day, early evening, or weekend.

Please email Ruth Lee at languageandlearninglab@gmail.com, or ask for Ruth at the Language and Learning Lab on 416-934-4559. And please feel free to share this information with friends or family who might be interested in participating. Thank you!


Part-time Administrative Assistant Opportunity

Company name: The Centre for MindBody Health

Description: The Centre for MindBody Health is a clinic in midtown Toronto that provides a safe, supportive and peaceful environment to optimize our clients’ health and wellness, and promote lasting change through a variety of evidence-based, compassion-inspired services. At CMBH, we enjoy working collaboratively within a friendly and supportive team environment.

Position title: Administrative Assistant

Description: CMBH is looking for a part-time Administrative Assistant to join our team. The ideal candidate would have a strong attention to detail and be comfortable working both independently, and within an
administrative and therapeutic team. They would be self-motivated, organized, and comfortable taking responsibility for various tasks. The ideal candidate may also have experience in the following:

  • Performing administrative duties: composing letters/e-mails, preparing
    receipts and invoices;
  • Assisting with accounts payable/receivable, including processing day-to-day cheques and banking;
  • Assisting with data entry, and responsibility for managing databases, activating voicemails, emails, overseeing the assignment of keys, and divisional mail distribution;
  • Contributing to effective operations: preparing associate agreements, participating in the orientation of new associates, overseeing room scheduling, etc.;
  • Resolving issues/problems related to office maintenance and operations on site and with external vendors;
  • Providing support to clinic associates by preparing procedural manuals, developing office protocols, and ordering supplies;
  • Maintaining electronic and physical filing systems
  • Addressing inquiries and referrals such as walk in, voice mails, and/or e-mail referrals

To apply, please e-mail a copy of your CV/resume and cover letter to centreformindbodyhealth@gmail.com.

We look forward to hearing from you!

The CMBH Team


Toronto Forensic Research eXchange

On May 25th 2017, Ryerson University will host the 2nd annual Toronto
Forensic Research eXchange (FRX), a free networking and information
sharing event for professionals, researchers, and students working in law,
corrections/forensic mental health, policing, and youth justice. Please
register on our website (www.TorontoFRX.com).

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