Job Posting Research Coordinator

Dr. Tae Hart, Director of the Psychosocial Medicine Laboratory in the Department of Psychology at Ryerson University, is seeking a 50% time (20 hours per week) Research Coordinator to begin at the end of August 2018 for a one year position. This is an excellent opportunity for those who have prior research experience (particularly in public health research, health psychology or clinical psychology) and who want to gain more extensive research skills and exposure working with health psychology populations in preparation for attending graduate school or medical school.  We will be giving special preference to applicants who have prior research experience with cancer populations.

The Research Coordinator will have several project management responsibilities including data downloads and transfers, managing project finances, patient assessments, assisting with manuscript and grant writing, managing multiple REB protocols at several institutions, as well as other required administrative tasks. This position requires extremely good organization skills and a high comfort level with electronic databases and storage (including data encryption). Excellent problem solving skills are required. Travel between Ryerson University and Mount Sinai Hospital and/or Princess Margaret Hospital is required and frequent.

Requirements: BA/BSc in Psychology or a related discipline. Prior research experience in health psychology or other clinically-related research, especially demonstrated experience with electronic databases, REB submissions, and using SPSS. Excellent interpersonal skills, writing, and attention to detail is required. ¨

Interested applicants should send an email, unofficial transcript, and current C.V. to Dr. Hart’s research coordinator, Kaitlin McGarragle at: kmcgarra@psych.ryerson.ca Qualified applicants will be contacted upon review of materials.

Volunteer Opportunity: Tri-Mentoring

The Tri-Mentoring Program is currently recruiting Upper Year students in the Arts Faculty to mentor incoming 1st year students about life at Ryerson. Time commitment is only 1-2 hours per month. You will be provided with a mentor certificate and have the opportunity to win the Mentor of the Year award for your program & faculty. To register as a mentor please visit www.ryerson.ca/studentlife/trimentoring/ and complete a mentor application.

Healthy Minds Canada Event: July 13

1453496536_resolutions-19Healthy Minds Canada (HMC) is a national charity in the mental illness and addictions space. We run a FREE community series called “Lunch & Learn,” where we hold discussions on topics regarding mental health and addiction. Our next Lunch and Learn panel, which will be held on Thursday July 13th is:  “Concussions and Mental Health: Invisible Injuries, Hidden Tolls.

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Volunteer Research Assistant Opportunity: BEE Lab

1453496536_resolutions-19As of Summer 2017, we are currently looking for responsible, reliable volunteer research assistants (RAs) who would like to gain experience conducting developmental research. The RAs will receive training in diverse aspects of research including: participant recruitment, testing infants, children, and/or adults, stimulus creation, coding videos, and entering and analyzing data.

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