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Faculty positions

Psychology / Vantage College (Lecturer)
The Department of Psychology at the University of British Columbia – Vancouver Campus (www.psych.ubc.ca) invites applications for a full-time Lecturer position in Psychology, commencing July 1, 2018. The position will support a partnership between the Department of Psychology and Vantage College (https://vantagecollege.ubc.ca). Vantage College offers first-year curriculum in a cohort learning program to academically strong […]

Psychology (Lecturer)
The Department of Psychology at the University of British Columbia – Vancouver Campus (www.psych.ubc.ca) invites applications for a full-time Lecturer position in Psychology, commencing July 1, 2018. We expect to fill the position for a three-year term (which entails a probationary first year). Lecturer positions are appointments without review (i.e., non-tenure track), renewable for successive […]

Research Assistant positions

Looking to work or volunteer in a lab? Below are UBC Psychology labs with open Research Assistant positions.

MAGIC Lab
RA positions open at the MAGIC lab! Dr. Kristin Laurin’s Motivation And Goals In Context is looking for motivated and hardworking undergrads to join our volunteer research team over the summer. Past research experience is not required—we will show you the ropes! Our research is focused on how people cope with negative events in the […]

Culture and Self Lab
The Culture and Self Lab is looking for 4-5 summer research assistants who can assist in running participants for an in-lab study about the need for meaning and how it relates to moral judgments about the world. Research assistants will be expected to contribute a minimum of six hours a week to running participants and […]

Health and Adult Development Lab
Are you looking for research experience in health psychology? The Health and Adult Development Lab is looking for research assistants for two projects in the summer: A cross-cultural study on social engagement, solitude, and healthy ageing. Research assistants will be able to gain experience in data coding and translations. Applicants must be fluent in Cantonese […]

Language Development Centre
The Language Development Centre is recruiting volunteer Research Assistants! If you’re comfortable with children and able to work at least 6 hours per week from May to August, email your CV and transcript to ghlabmgr@psych.ubc.ca

Infant Studies Centre
Volunteer Research Assistants needed for Summer 2018! We are looking for motivated undergraduates who… are interested in language acquisition and development would enjoy working with parents and their infants (2-26 months) can commit to 9 hours per week throughout the Summer and Fall terms have a GPA of at least 80% either overall or in […]

Centre for Cognitive Development
Looking for Research Experience in Cognitive Psychology?! You’re in luck! We’re looking for Summer Interns to work with adults! You would be assigned to one of our projects investigating how language interacts with thought. You’d recruit and test adult subjects, learn about psychophysics, MATLAB, and computational modelling! We expect a commitment of 40h/week from May […]

Centre for Cognitive Development
Looking for Research Experience?! Love working with kids?! Great! We’re looking for Summer Interns! We study the origins of language and abstract thought in young children. You’d get experience recruiting participants, running studies on 2 – 10-year-old children, attending weekly lab meetings, and doing background readings! We expect a commitment of 40h/week from May 28th […]

Social Cognitive Development Lab
The Social Cognitive Development Lab is currently looking for volunteers interested in research! At the Social Cognitive Development Lab, we explore how children establish preferences for and beliefs about other people. Through our research, we hope to understand how preferences for and stereotypes about people are acquired and change across development on both a conscious […]

Social Cognitive Development Lab
The Social Cognitive Development lab is looking for motivated research assistants to help run infant and child studies! Research: At the Social cognitive development lab, we are interested in children’s understanding of social group relationships. Currently, we are investigating infants’ and children’s understanding of social status (eg. dominance and prestige). Website: http://childdevelopment.psych.ubc.ca/ Volunteer Position: Regular shifts begin […]

Center for Health and Coping Studies
RA positions open at the Center for Health and Coping Studies! Dr. Anita DeLongis’ Center for Health and Coping Studies is looking for multiple motivated and hardworking undergraduate students with good interpersonal skills to join our lab’s volunteer research team. Past research experience is considered an asset but not required. This research focuses on the […]