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Faculty positions

Two Clinical Psychology Assistant Professor Positions
 The Department of Psychology at the University of British Columbia–Vancouver campus ( invites applications for two tenure-track positions at the Assistant Professor level in clinical psychology, which will begin 1 July 2018.  Candidates must hold a PhD from an accredited clinical training program (including an APA- or CPA-accredited internship) before starting the position. They are […]

Research Assistant positions

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

Mind, Evolution, Culture, and Cognition Labs
A new project at the Mind, Evolution, Culture, and Cognition Labs is looking for RAs. RAs will be coding open-ended data on people’s religious views and moral values according to a coding scheme. They will be expected to commit 4-6h per week but the exact hours are flexible. Importantly, RAs can complete the work on […]

Interpersonal Lab
The Interpersonal Lab is looking for volunteer research assistants who are interested in studying anxiety. Our current projects try to answer the following questions: In what ways do anxious people think differently from non-anxious people? What causes people to feel anxious and to avoid? How do anxious and non-anxious people make decisions? Do socially anxious […]

Interested in learning about how people’s goals and motivations interact with their beliefs and ideologies? Then join the Motivation And Goals In Context Lab! We are seeking enthusiastic and committed volunteers who can contribute 6-9 hours per week. Suitable candidates will also have taken PSYC 101, 102, and 217, with at least a B+ average. Please visit this page […]

Culture and Self Lab
The Culture and Self Lab is looking for curious and dedicated volunteer research assistants! If you are interested in cultural psychology, meaning maintenance, and genetic essentialism, we would love to meet you! Research assistants will have the responsibility of running experiments and managing data. A time commitment of 5-7 hours per week is expected. A […]

Emotion and Self Lab 
The Emotion and Self Lab is currently seeking undergraduate psychology majors who want to learn more about social-personality research to volunteer as research assistants, or do a Directed Studies in the lab. To learn more about current research projects you might get involved in, check out our Projects page. Research assistants and Directed Studies students participate in every aspect of our research, from […]

Centre for Cognitive Development
The Centre for Cognitive Development studies the origins of language and abstract thought in young children. We’re looking for volunteer Research Assistants who love working with kids!  You would recruit participants, test 2 – 10 year-old children in your assigned study, attend weekly lab meetings, and do background reading. We expect a commitment of 10h/week for […]

Perfectionism & Psychopathology Research Lab
The Perfectionism and Psychopathology Lab is looking for enthusiastic and motivated students to volunteer with us starting September 2017. Your major tasks as a volunteer will include recruiting and scheduling research participants, conducting literature review, coding, data entry, manuscript preparation, as well as performing other administrative tasks in the laboratory. Training on all skills necessary […]

Visual Cognition Lab
Interested in getting into research? The UBC Visual Cognition Lab is looking for ‘Co-Pilots’ to join our projects. To be a co-pilot, you don’t need to have any background in research and you can help out whenever you want. Co-Pilots sign a contract with the lab that lasts for a school term, with the possibility for renewal. Co-Pilots […]