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Title

2020 Ward Summer Student - Azadeh Kushki 

CategoryResearch  Req NumberRES-19-00048 DepartmentBloorview Research Institute 
Work typeTemporary Full-Time 
Grade$14.00/hr 
FTE 1.00 
Posting Close Date01/31/2020 
Description

Bloorview Research Institute

2020 Ward Summer Research Student Program

Title: Ward Summer Research Student

Status: Temporary Full Time (1.00 FTE)

Compensation: $14/hr

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

Description

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.

Compensation Details

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.

Key Responsibilities

  • 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

Qualifications

  • 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

Application

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.

 About the OrganizationJoin a world of possibility! Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital creates a world of possibility by supporting children and youth living with disability, medical complexity, illness and injury. Holland Bloorview is a top 40 Canadian research hospital that is fully affiliated with the University of Toronto and serves over 7,500 families annually. Providing both inpatient and outpatient services, Holland Bloorview is renowned for its expertise in partnering with clients and families to provide exceptional care and is the only organization to ever achieve 100 per cent in two successive quality surveys by Accreditation Canada.

Holland Bloorview has won numerous awards including Greater Toronto’s Top Employers, Canada’s Top Employers for Young People and Canada’s Most Admired Corporate Cultures. We offer an inspiring, innovative, and collaborative work environment with competitive compensation and benefit packages and programs that support ongoing learning and professional growth.

Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital is a fully affiliated teaching hospital of the University of Toronto and is committed to fostering a climate of equity and diversity and welcomes and respects the diversity of our clients, families, staff, trainees, volunteers, trustees and partners. As part of our commitment to fair and equitable recruitment and selection practices, we encourage applications from racialized persons, women, Indigenous/Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas within our community.

Interested applicants are invited to submit their application by pressing the "Apply" button near the top of this page. Should you require accommodation during any stage in the recruitment process, please contact Human Resources at humanresources@hollandbloorview.ca or 416-425-6220. 

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