Part-time Contract Research Nurse or Phlebotomist to help with the Brain Health at Midlife & Menopause (BHAMM) Study

Toronto, ON, Canada

We are a diverse, open-minded, and motivated group of individuals who thrive on working collaboratively in a supportive environment. Research in our lab uses behavioral and neuroimaging (primarily MRI) methods to study how aging, biological sex, gender, and reserve factors affect brain aging and episodic memory across the adult lifespan. We study adults aged 18 – 75 years of age with and without risk factors for late onset sporadic Alzheimer’s Disease.
Our current projects are primarily focused on brain aging and cognition at midlife; women’s brain health; the role of social determinant of health on brain health and cognition; and the link between midlife cardiovascular health and later life brain health & cognitive decline in women and men from various backgrounds.

Current Position
The laboratory of Dr. Maria Natasha Rajah, Department of Psychology, Toronto Metropolitan University is seeking a Research Nurse or Phlebotomist eligible to work in Canada, who is interested in conducting blood draws in healthy adults participating in the Brain Health at Midlife and Menopause (BHAMM) Study.

Required Skills and Abilities
The successful applicant must be a certified Research Nurse or Phlebotomist who is licensed to work in Ontario. You will be required to obtain blood samples from healthy adult participants who have consented to research participation at Dr. Rajah’s Research Lab at Toronto Metropolitan University and at The Toronto Neuroimaging Facility (ToNI) at University of Toronto, St. George Campus. You are required to keep all information collected on research participants confidential and act in accordance to our study ethics.
The successful candidate must have excellent time-management, organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills. An interest in women’s health and aging is an asset.

Starting date: January 1, 2024
Salary: $60/draw
Required documents: Please submit: 1) a Cover Letter explaining your interest and relevant experience for this position 2) a C.V. or resume and 3) list of 3 references to [email protected]. TMU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. You must be eligible to work in Canada.