Summer Part-time Research Assistant (Background in health psychology)

Position: Part-time research Assistant A part-time summer student is required to assist with patient recruitment for a research study at a local hospital in Markham area. Job responsibilities: Patient recruitment (virtual or in-person), consent participants, administration of surveys at three time periods, record keeping, and data entry. Hours: estimated 6-10 hours/week (flexible; negotiable) Pay: $15.90/hr Qualifications: Undergraduate student at University of Toronto with background in health sciences and in good academic standing (GPA>3.8). Please provide most recent academic transcript upon request. Able to speak English and Chinese (Mandarin/Cantonese preferably). Strong organizational and communication (verbal and writing) skills. Willingness to be flexible […]

Part-time Paid Research Assistant at the SCS Lab

The SCS Lab (Social Cognitive Science Lab) at the University of Toronto St. George is looking for two passionate and dedicated part-time paid Research Assistants to work on various new studies in the lab. Specifically, the RA’s will assist with scheduling, recruiting, and running behavioural and fMRI participants for a variety of studies. Depending on your skillset, the tasks will include: – contacting patient and non-patient populations to confirm their availability and schedule fMRI time slots– preliminary fMRI screening– running behavioural studies and assisting with neuroimaging studies– obtaining consent and debriefing participants on the study – recruiting research participants– potentially assisting with neuroimaging analyses– […]

Research Student Assistant Position at the Neuropsychiatric Research Unit

Research Student The Neuropsychiatric Research Unit is currently seeking multiple research student assistants to work on a large-scale population-based research project. In partnership with the Ontario Science Centre (OSC), we are conducting a study looking at genetic and environmental impacts on childhood neuropsychiatric disorders, particularly attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), autism spectrum disorder (ASD), obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and related medical disorders.  The research project called Spit for Science is being conducted at the Ontario Science Centre (OSC).  All shifts for this project will be at the OSC. We are looking for staff who are available to work Saturday and Sunday shifts from […]

Research Coordinator

The START Clinic for Mood and Anxiety Disorders is currently seeking highly qualified applicants for a full time Research Coordinator position. Typical responsibilities include but are not limited to: administration and scoring of patient assessments, supervised exposure therapy for individual patients, writing protocol and grant applications for clinical trials, assessing patient eligibility for clinical trials, scheduling and leading meetings with collaborators, literature searches and data analysis for empirical publications. The new hire will receive extensive training on all duties. Required Research Coordinator Qualifications: Mature individual comfortable handling confidential information; Ability to work in a fast-paced, professional environment; Demonstrated ability to […]

Neural Development Lab Seeking a Part-time Lab Manager

The Learning and Neural Development Lab at the University of Toronto is seeking a part-time lab manager. Led by Dr. Amy Finn, the lab conducts behavioural and neuroimaging (fMRI) studies with children and adults to understand how cognitive and brain development affect learning outcomes. Please see the hiring ad below for more information. If you have any questions, please contact

Job Announcement: Full-time Research Assistant

We have developed a new smartphone-based Digital Memory Augmentation (DMA) device – the “Hippocamera” – that mitigates memory deficits in individuals at-risk for developing Alzheimer’s disease. DMA improves memory using portable devices that capture information about everyday episodes for later review. The current position is for a Research Assistant to test the efficacy of our memory rehabilitation device. The primary responsibilities of the Research Assistant will be to train participants, administer experimental tasks (both behavioral and in the fMRI scanner), and analyze data related to the research project. These duties will be fulfilled under close supervision of Dr. Barense and […]

Paid Research Assistant Opportunity

In early December, Dr. Daisy Singla and her team were awarded a $12.7 million USD grant (…/scaling-psychological-treatments-pe…) from the US-based funder, Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI). Over the next 6-7 months the Research Area of the Psychiatry Dept. at Sinai Health System will be preparing for the advent of this grant. We are looking for one paid research assistant to help facilitate this process and assist with the following tasks: assisting with the preparation of a Clinical Trials Ontario application; the negotiation of seven separate subcontracts and Data Transfer Agreements, as well as many other preparatory tasks (e.g., administrative […]