Open Positions

We currently have two PostDoc positions and a research assistant/study coordinator position:


  1. Racism Burden, Cardiovascular Disease Risk, and Neurocognitive Aging
  2. Racism Burden, Mental Health, and Brain Function in Emerging Adults

For the PostDoc positions, please send all application materials directly to Dr. Schon at

Graduate Research Assistants (PhD Students):

Email Professor Schon at for more information.

Our lab’s primary affiliation is with the Department of Anatomy & Neurobiology located in the Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine on the Boston University Medical Campus. We are additionally affiliated with the Graduate Program in Neuroscience, the Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences, the Cognitive Neuroimaging Center, the Alzheimer’s Disease Center, the Center for Systems Neuroscience, and the Center for Antiracist Research at BU.

Undergraduate Research Assistants (RAs):

We are accepting undergraduate RAs for the upcoming 2023-24 school year! If you are interested in being an RA with the lab, please send Lea Stith at an introduction regarding who you are and why you are interested in working in the lab, along with your CV/resume. Contact for more information regarding undergrad RA positions is also Lea Stith at


This page was last updated: 09/13/2023