JOB OPPORTUNITY: Research Assistants

Kids, Families and Places

Principal Investigator: Prof. Jenny Jenkins

Applied Psychology and Human Development Department,

University of Toronto

(Contract: end of July – end of September)

Kids, Families and Places is a study examining the cooperation in family relationships and children’s mental health. During home visits parent-child and sibling interactions are video recorded.

We are looking for 4 students helping us with the coding of observational data. This will involve watching and coding 5 minute episodes of parents and siblings interactions.

You will join an active research lab with undergraduates, Masters and PhD students working in clinical and developmental psychology.

It is an ideal position for undergraduates wishing to gain experience in developmental clinical research, to apply to graduate programs.

We need students available to work between 10-15 hours per week. The pay is $15/hour.


1.      Excellent organizational abilities, attention to detail 

2.      Fluency in both oral and written English

3.      Flexible schedule 

Work hours: flexible, between 10-15 hours per week

Please, forward a cover letter and your resume to:

Noam Binnoon-Erez & Michelle Rodrigues