Join Us

Join Us as a Postdoctoral Fellow
We are currently seeking 1-2 postdoctoral fellows to join our lab to assist with analyses, publication and dissemination of a number of studies that investigate trajectories of self-injury, suicide, and other risky behaviours. Start dates are negotiable, with preference for July-September 2023. Interested applicants may contact Dr. Turner for more details regarding available positions at Learn more about these positions here
To find out more about our current research, please see our Research and Publications pages.
Join Us as a Graduate Student
Prof. Turner WILL be accepting a graduate student for 2024 (during the 2023-2024 admissions cycle)
In general, students with a strong interest in research and clinical science are encouraged to apply to our lab. While students are expected to have research interests that align with our Lab’s current work, graduate students are admitted to the Clinical Psychology Program as a whole, and must meet all the basic requirements for admission. Please refer to this page describing UVic’s Clinical Psychology program for further details.


For more information about our current research, please see our Research and Publications pages.


Join Us as an Undergraduate Student

Our Lab IS NOT CURRENTLY ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS for research assistant positions. If you are interested in applying, you may download and fill out the application form here, and email it along with a CV/resume and unofficial transcript to our Lab Coordinator at If selected for an interview, you will be contacted when space is available. We anticipate accepting applications again in August, 2023.

The Risky Behaviour Lab welcomes applications from undergraduate students who are interested in gaining additional research and clinical experience. A variety of positions are available, including full-year volunteer research assistantships, work-study placements, independent studies projects and honours thesis opportunities.
Students who are seeking more immersive research training in advance of applying to graduate school can find out more about the Psychology Honours program here.