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Student Opportunity SU24 - Trust & Sleep Research Assistant

Student Opportunity SU24 - Trust & Sleep Research Assistant


Published on March 27, 2024

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Job ID: 67119

Job Title: Trust & Sleep Research Assistant

Application Deadline: Thursday, April 18, 2024 @ 11:59 p.m. ET

Applications are only accepted through the Career Centre. Go to the Experience York portal through Passport York and search for the posting with the Job ID listed above. Note: applicants must be eligible to participate in the Research @ York (RAY) program, see eligibility criteria.

Hourly wage: $20 per hour

Hours per week: 10 hours per week

Start date: April 29, 2024

End date: August 30, 2024

Job description

Under the supervision of Dr. Cary Wu (York Research Chair), the Trust & Sleep Research Assistant will work on a research project that explores the longitudinal association between trust and sleep. The RA will:

  1. Provide a comprehensive review of existing research on trust and sleep, including how trust affects sleep, and how sleep shapes people’s trust in others.
  2. Will attend and actively participate in research group meetings.
  3. Provide events support including administrative and logistical support on research projects in the laboratory of political sociology of health.
Specific research activities the student(s) will be engaged in:
  1. Review the code research articles on sleep and trust association
  2. Write a summary review report
  3. Participate in the writing and editing of manuscripts


  1. Good writing skills
  2. Good communication skills
  3. Good time management
  4. Social science research/and literature review experiences
  5. Basic data analysis skills
  6. Senior undergraduate who wishes to pursue graduate studies.

Application materials

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Writing Sample

If you have any questions, please email Cary Wu


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