Centre for Cognitive Development

Are you looking for a chance to get involved in research? Do you enjoy working with children or have an interest in Developmental Psychology? The Centre for Cognitive Development is looking for volunteer Research Assistants over the summer to help out in-lab (with children or adults) and at daycares.

Their studies focus on the topics of cognitive abilities and how our social capacities or language enriches our ability to reason about the world. As a research assistant, you will gain experience running studies, recruiting participants, attending weekly lab meetings, and doing background readings.

There are three different types of positions currently open and applications are accepted on a rolling basis:

  • Daycare RAs (working with kids 3-8yo)

    Commitment of 10h/week
    Position length: May through June, with an option to continue into July
    Applicants must have two weekday mornings available until 1pm

  • In-lab Kid RAs (working with kids 2-12yo)

    Commitment of 10h/week
    Position length: May through July
    Flexible date to begin in May with flexible end date in August (ex. if you start later in May, you can end later in August)

  • In-lab Adult RAs

    Commitment of 10h/week
    Position length: May through July
    Flexible date to begin in May with flexible end date in August (ex. if you start later in May, you can end later in August)

Interested students should emailĀ ccd.joinus@ubc.ca with the position they are interested in for more information on how to apply.