1431456348_conferenceDr. Susan Wnuk at Toronto Western Hospital is currently seeking an energetic and enthusiastic volunteer research assistant to help with data entry, filing, 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 who ideally is familiar with SPSS (individuals who are not familiar with SPSS but have knowledge of

Excel are also invited to apply) with excellent communication skills.  I require some who is available one day per week, either Mondays or Fridays, and is able to begin immediately. The volunteer should have completed at least their first year of undergraduate studies in psychology and can commit to volunteering for at least 6 months. While this position does not involve patient contact, there are opportunities to observe patient groups and to attend clinic research meetings. This position would be ideal for someone who is interested in behavioiural and health psychology, medicine, surgery, eating behaviours, obesity, and clinical psychology.  Interested applicants should email Dr. Susan Wnuk at susan.wnuk@uhn.ca with a cover letter explaining your interest in this position and a resume or CV.