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Research Opportunities

For Research Experience Seekers:

If you are looking for research positions in the field of psychology, then you have come to the right place! Below you will find a spreadsheet where researchers in the Department of Psychology and beyond advertise their most recent research position openings. Positions vary in their research topics, eligibility, compensation, and responsibilities. To find the perfect one for you, you can use the filter function in the spreadsheet. 

How to Use the Link: 

  • Click on the “Filter views” button

    Filter View Icon
  • “Create new filter view”
  • Some popular filters include “Area”, “Compensation”, and “End Date for This Recruitment”

Position “Listing” Link

Tips for Getting Positions

  • Once you have found the right position(s), you may directly contact the researcher(s) using the “Contact” information listed on the form.
  • Sign up for the research position opening listserv (psych-research-op [at] (psych-research-op[at]stanford[dot]edu)) to receive notifications of new position openings. 


  • We encourage everyone from any socio-demographic background to participate in and conduct research! For more information, please refer to the departmental Diversity Statement.
  • Should I get involved in research?: A collection of interviews from current and former undergraduate/postgraduate/postdoctoral researchers, research staff, and faculty members about why early involvement in research is important.
  • How to get involved in research?: A collection of tips and tricks for more successful research position applications.

For Research Position Recruiter:

If you are a researcher hoping to advertise the position openings in your group, you can fill in the forms below. Your postings will be immediately available to interested research experience seekers. While the positions do not need to be in the Department of Psychology, please note that most research experience seekers are looking for research experience related to psychology and neuroscience (broadly defined).

How to Use the Link: 

  • You are more than welcome to make multiple postings. 
  • If you made a mistake in the posting, you can edit your response in the form using the link (a red box that says “Edit response”) in the automatically generated email.
  • Postings will be removed after the indicated “End Date for This Recruitment”, but please feel free to repost, if needed.

Position “Posting” Link

Tips for Posting Opportunities

  • Please keep the application process equal and inclusive. For more information, please refer to the departmental Diversity Statement.
  • Prompt replies to applicants are encouraged upon receiving their application and keeping applicants informed of the interview/lab visit schedules.