Information for Prospective Students

Our laboratory studies attention and memory in normal, college-age subjects, and we also study psychiatric and neurological patients in collaboration with other laboratories.  We use a combination of traditional behavioral methods, cognitive modeling, eye tracking,  and brain wave (EEG/ERP) methods.

Ph.D. Students

It is anticipated that there will be several positions for the 2015-2016 academic year, starting in the fall. Students interested in joining the lab must apply through UCR Graduate Admissions.  Students should specifically indicate their interest in joining the Zhang Lab in the appropriate locations in their application and in their personal statement.

It is recommended that you send Professor Zhang an email stating your interest as early as possible.

Undergraduate Research Assistants

Undergraduate research assistants needed for the laboratory of Professor Weiwei Zhang in the Department of Psychology.  Duties will include scheduling subjects, running experimental sessions, preparing new experiments, conducting data analyses, etc. The position will involve 9 hours per week of laboratory work, including a 1-hour weekly lab meeting, and the student will receive 3 units of credit.

We are looking for enthusiastic, well-organized students with excellent interpersonal skills.  You must have an excellent academic record, including some psychology coursework and an overall UCR GPA of at least 3.2. Computer experience is a highly desirable, but previous research experience is not required.

This is a great opportunity for highly motivated and responsible students who are interested in applying to graduate school, medical school, optometry school, etc.

Interested students should complete the application form and email it to zhanglab.ucr@gmail.com

Application Form

Post-Doctoral  Positions

There are currently no funded post-doctoral positions availiable, however we are always accepting applications. Please contact Professor Zhang If you need help finding funding sources. Interested candidates should send inquiry to zhanglab.ucr@gmail.com (please attach C.V. detailing your training background, research interests, publications, and references.