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 in August 2017 for a one year position. This is an excellent opportunity for those who have demonstrated 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.
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, Mekhala Gunaratne at: email@example.com. Qualified applicants will be contacted upon review of materials.