Join Our Lab


Are you interested in conducting research on addictive behaviors such as e-cigarette and cannabis use? Are you interested in using virtual reality and neuromodulation techniques to help understand and reduce addictive behaviors? We are seeking bright, motivated students to join our Human Behavioral Neuroscience Lab. The position is for one semester, with the potential to renew each semester, and will
be 9 hours/week for 3 credits. You may be a good fit for our lab if:

  • You are interested in using cutting edge techniques to help understand and intervene in addictive behaviors.
  • You are interested in running virtual reality experiments.
  • You are interested in investigating the use of transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) in addictions.

We will provide training in all aspects of conducting experiments and data collection. If you are interested in joining our lab and/or would like additional information, email Dr. Robert Astur at

Undergraduate students interested in working in our lab should please email Dr. Astur with a resume/CV, writing sample, and a completed application.

Further instructions are listed on the application.

NOTE:  There is a one-hour mandatory lab meeting weekly.  For Spring 2023, it will be 10-11am.