Neuro 2022

Institution (PI/Faculty Advisor Name; Lab Website; Areas of research, and research topics listings application info; deadline 12/1/21)

Auburn University (Sara Blaine; Auburn University Brain Imaging and Ethanol Lab); Fully funded PhD positions, Lab interests include the biobehavioral and neurological mechanisms contributing to the development of Alcohol Use Disorders. Lab uses fMRI, EMA, genomic testing, and laboratory stress manipulations. Interested applicants should apply to the Cognitive and Behavioral Science PhD program; Application deadline 12/1/2022.)

Auburn University (Samantha Fede; Social Cognition & Affective/Moral Processing Imaging Research Lab; Fully funded PhD position. Lab works with substance use disorder populations using MRI and TMS. Email ude.nrubua|edefjs#ude.nrubua|edefjs if interested, and apply to the Cognitive and Behavioral Science PhD program; GRE optional. Application deadline 12/1/2022).

Baylor University (Elisabeth Vichaya; The Baylor Psychoneuroimmunology Lab is accepting applications for Fall 2022 to explore the neurobiology of fatigue and depression in murine models. The position is funded for 5 years). (Application link; Application deadline 12/1/21. The GRE is not required.)

Binghamton University – State University of New York (https://www.binghamton.edu/psychology/graduate/behavioral-neuroscience/index.html. The Behavioral Neuroscience Program in the Psychology Department is actively recruiting PhD students. Our fully-funded program has a particular emphasis on delineating neural substrates of behavior, as related to addiction, stress, developmental neurobiology, neurodegeneration & brain aging, learning & memory, neuropharmacology, neural coding & sensory neuroscience, and neurogenetics.
Numerous grant-funded faculty are seeking motivated students to join their labs. Application deadline is 12/1/21; apply at https://www.binghamton.edu/grad-school/. No GREs required.)

North Dakota State University Dr. Pan Liu, the Emotion, Neuroscience, and Development Lab. Our research takes a multi-method (EEG/ERP, eye-tracking, behavioral) approach to exploring the neurocognitive mechanisms of emtion processing in children and adolescents, especially how emotion processing biases are associated with the development of internalizing outcomes (anxiety and depression) in youth. Ph.D. students will receive full tuition waiver and a 12-month stipend; GRE not required; Application Information; Deadline 1/15/22.

Oklahoma State University (Jennifer Byrd-Craven; The Developmental Psychobiology Lab, part of the Oklahoma Center for Evolutionary Analysis (OCEAN); Psychobiology of close relationships, with a focus on female relationships, Parenting/fatherhood, Sex differences; Stress response; More Information & Application Link. Fully funded with stipend & tuition waived—no GREs required, and interviews may take place virtually; Application Deadline: 12/1/21)

Oklahoma State University (Juliana French; Evolution & Relationships at Oklahoma State Lab, part of the Oklahoma Center for Evolutionary Analysis (OCEAN) and the OSU Brain Initiative; Biological and evolutionary processes underlying romantic attraction, long-term relationship maintenance, and intrasexual competition; More Information & Application Link Here. Fully funded with stipend & tuition waived—no GREs required, and interviews may take place virtually; Application Deadline: 12/1/21)

Stony Brook University (Ryan Parsons; Parsons Lab, part of the Integrative Neuroscience Program in the Department of Psychology. Neurobiology of learning and memory, sex differences, neural circuits; More Information & Application link Fully funded with stipend and tuition waived; Application Deadline: 12/1/22)

University of Connecticut (Ian Stevenson; Statistical Neuroscience Lab, part of the University of Connecticut Behavioral Neuroscience program and Institute for the Brain and Cognitive Sciences; Data science, computational neuroscience, and statistical analysis of neural data and behavioral data; More Information & Application Link. Fully funded with stipend & tuition waived; Application Deadline: 2/1/22)

University of Massachusetts Boston (UMass Boston Baby Lab; Tashauna Blankenship, Zsuzsa Kaldy, Vivian Ciaramitaro, Erik Blaser); Research expertise areas: developmental neuroscience of visual attention, working memory, and executive functions. Students in the Developmental & Brain Sciences program gain a strong neuroscience education. More info and application here. Deadline 12/15/2021. No GREs in the admissions process. All incoming students are funded through TAships. If interested, feel free to contact Dr. Blankenship! Virtual Open House: Nov 10, 3-4.30 pm. zoom link: https://umassboston.zoom.us/j/99086686554

University of Texas at El Paso (Travis Moschak; Moschak Lab, our lab uses electrophysiology, calcium imaging, and optogenetics to investigate the neurobiology underlying motivation, stress, and drug use. The position is funded for 3+ years; Application Link; Application Deadline: 2/1/22)

University of Texas at El Paso (Katherine Serafine (she/her); Serafine Behavioral Pharmacology Lab; 1-2 PhD or MS students interested in studying the overlap between substance use disorders and obesity using behavioral pharmacology techniques; Apply to the Psychology Program; deadline 12/1/21) Prospective students are encouraged to contact Dr Serafine, and list her name in their personal statement as a potential mentor.

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (4-5 funded positions; application link; deadline 12/1/21)

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