How to Apply

Prospective Postdoctoral and Graduate Students

If you are interested in working in the Developmental Psychopathology Lab as a postdoctoral or graduate student, please contact Dr. Brian D'Onofrio. Openings in the lab change from year to year, so please inquire about the possibility.

Prospective Undergraduate Research Assistants

The Developmental Psychopathology Lab only takes a couple of Research Assistants (RAs) each semester and over the summer. RAs typically engage in the following activities in the lab, which includes a commitment of 10 hours/week for 3 credits:

If you are interested in applying for a RA position in the lab, please complete the following Lab Application form and email it to Dr. Brian D'Onofrio. We will start evaluating RAs on October 15th (for the spring semester) and March 15th (for the summer and following fall semester).

Because we can only take a couple of RAs in the lab each semester, competition for the spots is very competitive. There are a number of phenomenal labs in the department (Department Research Labs) that are conducting research on related topics, including research in developmental psychology, clinical psychology, and neuroscience. Some of these labs are doing research with children, adolescents, and young adults. We, therefore, encourage you to take a look at other labs in the department when applying.

Here are some practical suggestions that may be helpful as you look for research opportunities: