Research Assistant Recruitment!

The CAN Lab (Computational Affective Neuroscience Lab) at the University of
Toronto St. George is looking for a team of passionate and dedicated
Research Assistants to work on various new studies in the lab. Current
projects investigate topics such as 1) emotion and cognition, 2) attitudes
and preferences, 3) goal setting and 4) stereotyping and prejudice.

Successful applicants will be responsible for participant recruitment, data
collection, and preparing the necessary materials to run studies. This is a
great opportunity for students to become immersed in learning new affective
neuroscience techniques and become involved in complex study designs.
Research Assistants will learn how to conduct research in
psychology/neuroscience using methods such as behavioural studies,
functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), electromyogram (EMG), and
electroencephalography (EEG).

Students interested in this position should:
– be available to volunteer at least 8 hours a week
– have strong interpersonal and organizational skills
– be reliable and conscientious
– previous lab experience is an asset but not required
– experience with R and other programming languages is an asset but not

Students interested in applying should email their CV, cover letter, and
unofficial transcript to Victoria Davis at

For more information, please visit our lab website at