Volunteer and Work Opportunities

 

WORK OPPORTUNITIES:

We welcome energetic, creative and motivated domestic or international students and researchers who are excited about pursuing research and studies in the areas of health research.

Below you may find the available opportunities. Each position posting contains specific criteria and deadlines. Please follow the instructions provided in a posting (pdf file) to apply for the job.

Job Postings:

Post-doctoral Fellow in Children’s Environmental Health

 

 

STUDY PARTICIPATION:

You can help advance Canadian health research by being a participant in one of the many important research studies happening in our Faculty. The studies listed below are currently recruiting participants.

York Research Participant Pool
We are recruiting older adult participants in the community to become members of the York Research Participant Pool (YRPP). YRPP represents a database of community volunteers who wish to be contacted on a regular basis regarding lifespan research studies at York University in which they are eligible to participate.
More details about YRPP

Visual and Auditory Processing in People with One Eye
Seeking participants who are at least 16 years of age or older who have had one eye surgically removed due to trauma or pathology.
More details about this study [PDF]

Visual and Cognitive Development Project
Seeking babies whose age falls anywhere between 2 and 6 months of age. The particular objective of this research program is to begin to delineate the mechanisms of selective attention in early development, by use of a new methodology of assessing infants’ and adults’ eye movements.
More details about this study [PDF]

Visual Spatial Study
We are looking for adults between 18 to 25 years old to participate in an eye-tracking study. Participation involves paper-and-pencil questionnaires and computerized cognitive tasks in 1 hour session. Eligible persons: Right-handed. Participation is CONFIDENTIAL and participants will receive $5 Tim Hortons Gift Card for their time & effort. If you are interested, please contact David at 416-736-2100 x22753 or coglab@yorku.ca (subject titled “Visual Spatial Study”).

 

 

ETHICS INFORMATION FOR STUDY PARTICIPANTS

York University is committed to the highest standards of integrity in research.

York University has policies for the conduct of research and all projects involving the use of human subjects, animals or biohazardous materials are subject to review by the appropriate University committee. Researchers must respect the safety, welfare, and dignity of human participants in their research and treat them equally and fairly.

The responsibility for research ethics at York resides in the Office of Research Ethics. For additional information regarding research ethics and policies at York, please contact the Office of Research Ethics.