Get Involved with PURC: New Opportunity for Undergraduates in Psychology

Welcome to PURC! The Psychology Undergraduate Research Club is a new community we are seeking to build. We hope it will create a venue for undergraduates to develop professional skills and learn more about psychological research. Depending on interest, this group could meet on a weekly basis, offering a variety of presentation opportunities for undergraduates and incorporating guest speakers to provide career development and exposure to work in the field. For Fall 2020, the group will meet over Zoom and the time will be determined once this survey is completed and a mailing list is generated. We hope the group will span all […]

SPCL Volunteer RA search

The Social Perception and Cognition Lab is seeking applications for volunteer research assistant (RA) positions to begin Fall 2020. The RA will work on studies examining person perception, non-verbal cues, and personality.  Applicants should be able to commit to 8-10 hours a week.Experience with Java, Python, and/or R would be a bonus! To learn more and to submit an application, pleasevisit http://www2.psych.utoronto.ca/users/rule/join.html and click on the link to the volunteer application form. Please email spcl.manager@gmail.com with your cover letter, CV, unofficial transcript, and a filled out application.”

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– […]

Volunteer Research Assistant at the Bariatric Surgery Program (Toronto Western Hospital)

Volunteer research assistant needed: I am currently seeking an energetic and enthusiastic volunteer research assistant to help with phone calls, data entry, 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 with excellent communication skills who has […]

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 […]