Prospective Research Assistants
As a Research Assistant in The Adolescent Health Lab you will provide direct support to the Research Associate and senior Research Assistants in the context of our provincial evaluation of the attachment-focused intervention.
This volunteer position requires that the candidate be pursuing an undergraduate degree in a social science discipline. A minimum of one year of research experience in a related academic field (e.g., psychology, sociology, education) is preferred.
If you demonstrate meticulous attention to detail, you have problem solving skills and you’re resourceful, consider applying to join our lab! Knowledge of quantitative research methods, study design, implementation and outcome assessment is an asset. Computer literacy and knowledge of Excel software are essential. This position requires strong interpersonal, organizational, and communication (both oral and written) skills, as well as the ability to learn quickly and function both independently and as part of a team.
You can expect to work two to three shifts per week (typical shifts are 2 – 5 hours in length). Weekend and evening hours are not typically required, although this may be needed under exceptional circumstances. Total anticipated work time is approximately 8 – 12 hours per week. You will be working in an office on the Burnaby Mountain campus of SFU.
Interested candidates are asked to submit one PDF file by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org containing the following:
— CV or resume
— Academic/advising transcript
— A writing sample
— A brief description (150 word) of your potential research interests and how they may fit into our lab’s current projects