2017 Research Coordinator of Anxiety Studies Division, Centre for Mental Health Research
Contact: Dr. David Moscovitch firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Christine Purdon email@example.com
URL: http:// uwaterloo.ca/anxiety-studies
Research Area: Clinical Psychology
Duties/Responsibilities: You will receive training in, and will subsequently be in charge of coordinating the
operation of the Anxiety Studies Division (ASD), which includes phone screening and recruiting participants
with anxiety and related clinical disorders from the surrounding community, coordinating scheduling of weekly
interviews by ASD researchers, managing databases, leading team meetings, responding to team requests, and
assisting with the organization and maintenance of study files. Please see the following article for additional
information about the ASD: Moscovitch et al. (2015). A model for recruiting clinical research participants
with anxiety disorders in the absence of service provision: Visions, challenges, and norms within a
Canadian context. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 203, 943-957.
Time Commitment: approximately 10 hours per week
Start Date: Start date is May 1, 2017, beginning with an 8-week training period.
Salary: $16/hr, following the 8-week training period at $13/hr
Qualifications: Applicants should be conscientious students with strong grades who possess:
- experience and comfort with basic data management in SPSS and Excel
- exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail
- exceptional initiative and independent work skills
- exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
- exceptional problem solving skills
- leadership potential
- after receiving adequate training, ability to manage clinically sensitive situations and information
Preference will be given to those interested in applying to graduate school in clinical psychology and who are
willing to make a 1-2 year commitment to this position.
Application Deadline: March 31, 2017, after which we will begin reviewing applications immediately. We will
contact our top shortlisted candidates to arrange in-person interviews.
How to apply:
Please forward your application package by email to both Dr. David Moscovitch and Dr. Christine Purdon.
You application package should consist of: i) a cover letter explaining what interests you about the position,
your career goals and what strengths you bring to the position; ii) a current CV/resume; iii) an unofficial copy
of your transcript (from Quest); iv) names/contact information for 2 references.
Incomplete application packages will not be considered.