Graduate student position, New Jersey, USA

The Language Behavior and Brain Imaging Lab (LBBIL, at Rutgers University – Newark, directed by Dr. William Graves, is recruiting graduate students interested in a psychology/cognitive neuroscience PhD for the Fall of 2023.

Dr. Graves and LBBIL members study the cognitive neuroscience of language and reading, with potential application to reading disorders. We also study other aspects of brain and language, including concept retrieval and speech production. Research is performed using a variety of techniques such as functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), behavioral responses, brain lesion-deficit studies, and computational cognitive models.

Graduate students in the Department of Psychology typically receive funding for 5 years of study, which includes tuition waivers and stipends through a mix of fellowships and assistantships. For more information about applying to our graduate program, please visit our webpage: Applications are due on December 1.

Rutgers , The State University of New Jersey, is a top-ranked public research university, offering more than 100 graduate academic programs in 16 graduate and professional schools on three campuses in Camden, Newark, and New Brunswick/Piscataway. Rutgers University – Newark is located in the heart of New Jersey’s largest city and is an easy 25-minute train ride from downtown Manhattan.

Neuroscience is a particular strength at Rutgers, with a research-dedicated 3T MRI Siemens Prisma scanner in a building physically connected to our psychology department. Come join us next fall!