Research Assistant

The Computational Cognitive Development Lab is looking for students who are interested in a voluntary research position in a developmental psychology lab! As a research assistant, you will have the opportunity to help with coding of behavioural experiments, inputting and assisting with data collection, and recruitment of children participants (aged 1 – 8) on campus and at the local museums like the Ontario Science Centre and the Royal Ontario Museum.


Ideally, applicants should have the following:
– Be in good academic standing

– Be able to commit at least 8-10 hours (including weekends) a week

– Be available and willing to travel on weekends to test at local museums or on campus


– Previous experience working with children

– Previous experience recruiting or customer service either formally or informally


– Previous research experience is preferred but not required

Interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter, and an unofficial transcript to and title the subject line as [RA Application] Your Name.


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