Brain 1st Research Facility

Brain 1st is a Vancouver based company focused in research and neuroscience in children grades K-5. They are looking to bring on a student for 9-12 months with a focus in Behavioural Neuroscience, Cognitive Systems, Integrated Sciences, General Psychology or similar as they launch various research projects with their science and research team.

They are looking for someone to assist in this research in the following ways:

  • Conduct academic and peer-reviewed literature reviews and searches
  • Assist in preparation of materials and documentation for ethics review
  • Meet regularly with supervisor to discuss design, updates, implementation plan
  • Assist with collection, input and analysis of student data (This may involve travelling to
    local field sites within greater Vancouver area)
  • Code and verify data in accordance with specified research protocol and coding procedures and enter data into a computer database and/or spreadsheet application for subsequent analysis
  • Support teachers’ implementation of Brain 1st by answering questions related to the
    research
  • Perform routine clerical duties as instructed, as essential to the research activities of the
    supervisor or project to which the research assistant is assigned
  • Review and edit data to ensure completeness and accuracy of information; follow up
    with school staff to resolve problems or clarify data collected
  • A criminal record check will be required to work in a school setting

They are looking for someone who is detail-oriented, interested in child development, preferably with some experience or training with school-aged children. The successful candidate would be advancing education, including some experience and/or course work in assessment and measurement. Developed interpersonal skills, strong time management and a capacity to function confidently in a team or individual setting would be an asset.

Email a resume and CV to Laura Dieleman at support@brain1st@ca by June 1.


About Brain1st

Brain 1st conducts research on various behavioural, social, and academic outcomes in elementary school-aged children
following the completion of our intervention, the Brain 1st program. This program is designed to optimize cognitive functioning associated with school readiness.