2020 Ward Summer Student - Azadeh Kushki
Bloorview Research Institute
2020 Ward Summer Research Student Program
Title: Ward Summer Research Student
Status: Temporary Full Time (1.00 FTE)
Start Date: May 4, 2020
End Date: July 24, 2020
Lab: Autism Research Centre - Data Science and Machine Learning
Supervisor: Azadeh Kushki
Program: Bloorview Research Institute
The Ward Summer Student Research program provides an opportunity to experience a unique interdisciplinary mentorship experience. Successful incumbents will have opportunities to work with their mentor on a research project, attend our Lunch ‘n’ Learns and participate in the annual Ward Summer Student Research Day where they will have an opportunity to present their findings to the organization and its visitors.
The student will be a member of the Data Science group at the Autism Research Centre - an interdisciplinary team of researchers and clinicians focused on children and youth with autism spectrum disorder. The student will assist with data analyses for a number of projects using brain and behaviour data. The student will gain practical experience in data science.
The program runs for 12 weeks from May 4, 2020 - July 24, 2020. Students will be paid $14.00 per hour based on a 37.5 hour week (full-time), less statutory deductions, including 4% in lieu of vacation and relevant statutory holiday pay. Students will be paid biweekly through payroll.
- Contribute to data entry and cleaning
- Create data visualizations
- Contribute to writing and testing scripts in Python and R
- Contribute to running analysis pipelines
- Additional duties assigned as required
- Students must be enrolled in an undergraduate degree program
- Ability to work collaboratively as a member of a multidisciplinary team
- Shows accuracy and attention to detail
- Able to organize work to ensure deadlines are met and follow-up is complete
- Knowledge of programing languages (Python and R) is an asset
Please submit the following in one (1) pdf file in the order indicated below:
- A copy of your most recent curriculum vitae (CV)
- A copy of your most recent unofficial university transcript
- One letter of reference from a professor or previous employer
Any applications missing this information will not be accepted.
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