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The Media-Health/Game-Clinic laboratory has several opportunities for INDI graduate students or research assistants to work with Dr Najmeh Khalili-Mahani on an interdisciplinary FRQ-AUDACE funded R&D project: "Play the Pain -- A Ludic Informatic Platform for Healing by Creativity".

The Media Health lab is located at the PERFORM Centre and is affiliated with the TAG Centre in the Milieux Institute for Arts, Science and Technology. You will have access to the resources of these centres, and will have the opportunity to network across health-humanities, health-technology, and arts-technology disciplines.

To be considred, previous experience related to any of the following fields is required:

  • Software engineering -- Mobile app development, web-based enterprise application, with proficientcy in ASP.NET and Unity.
  • Design -- UI/UX design, Games, Graphic design, mobile/Web applications
  • Media and communication studies -- Social Networks, Digital Humanities
  • Medicine and Neuropsychology -- Chronic illness, Pain, Anxiety disorders
  • Marketing -- E-marketing, cross-cultural communications

General requirements include:

  • Punctuality
  • The ability to learn and work independently but within a team
  • Enthusiasm for research and knowledge translation across disciplines
  • Ability to communicate proficiently and professionally
  • Attention to deadlines, details and documentation

Candidates will be hired on Part-time and project-based (maximum 20 hrs/week) contracts (according to TRAC-agreement), will have at least two advisors from different faculties, and will be able to work flexible hours.

Application package must include:

  • Statement of Interest
  • CV
  • Examples of previous work (artist portfolio, Github repositories, personal blogs or websites, published articles)
  • Short-listed applicants may be asked to provide two references.

Please submit your questions or application package via email  to Dr Mahani, at

We are looking for a Polysomnographic Technologist (certified or not certified) to work in Dr Dang-Vu’s sleep laboratory based at PERFORM and the IUGM research centres in Montreal (QC). We investigate the brain mechanisms of sleep and sleep disorders, and the role of sleep in cognitive health. For more information on our research, see Position available immediately.

Position Description:

  • You will perform polysomnographic sleep studies in adults (18-85 y.o.)
  • You will be in contact with research participants with a variety of sleep disorders as well as healthy research participants
  • You will prepare participants and monitor them during polysomnography studies, including overnight studies.
  • You will address technical or recording issues that may arise during the procedures and participate to research protocols in coordination with research assistants, students and researchers involved in the sleep studies.
  • You will perform scoring of polysomnographic studies (including sleep stages, microarousals, cardio and respiratory events, etc.)


  • Ability to work overnight shifts
  • Ability to work with research protocols
  • Troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to work independently and with a team
  • Bilingualism (English and French) is an asset
  • Enthusiasm for learning

Job Type: Full-time or at least 21 hours/week. Contract for 1 year, renewable, with 3 months’ probation period.
Salary: Based on experience.

Please contact Florence Pomares at


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