1453496536_resolutions-19Energetic and enthusiastic volunteer research assistant needed to help with transcribing interviews, 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, psychometrists, 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 and interpersonal skills.
  • Candidate would be available one day per week, either Mondays or Tuesdays and is able to begin immediately. The volunteer should have completed at least their first year of undergraduate studies in psychology. 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 health psychology, eating behaviours and obesity, and clinical or counselling psychology.

Interested applicants should email Chau Du at chau.du@uhn.ca with a recent curriculum vitae or resume, cover letter, and two references that may be contacted.

Deadline to apply: Friday March 17, 2017 at 6:00pm