RA Position @ Rutgers University

The Memory Optimization Lab at Rutgers University, New Brunswick directed by Dr. Qiong Zhang is looking to recruit a graduate research assistant to begin around September 1st, 2022. We are a team of psychologists, computer scientists and engineers who are passionate about the computational principles that make human memory efficient. The graduate research assistant will build computational models of how human search their memories, and design methods to further improve their recalls by conducting behavioral and EEG experiments. For more information on research in Dr. Qiong Zhang’s lab, see https://sites.rutgers.edu/memory-optimization-lab/research/

You can find more information about the PhD cognitive psychology program at Rutgers here: https://psych.rutgers.edu/academics/graduate/graduate-program-overview#how-to-apply

Rutgers provides a range of multi-disciplinary training opportunities. Past graduates students in Psychology have obtained a certificate in Cognitive Science, a MS in statistics or a MS in computer science along with their PhD degrees.

Please email qiong.z@rutgers.edu if you are interested in applying!

Requirements: A bachelor's degree in psychology, neuroscience, computer science, or a related quantitative field (e.g., physics, engineering, math) is required. 


Preferred Qualifications:  Familiarity with computational modeling, neural data, strong programming skills.  

  • Paid job
  • Post-graduation