Join the CNRLab

CNRLab Spring 2015

There are a number of ways for students and scientists at different stages of their careers to join our lab. Find your career stage below for more information.

Postdocs Doctoral Students Master’s Students Undergraduates Research Staff

Postdoctoral Researchers

Positions may be available for postdoctoral researchers with exceptional scientific backgrounds and compatible research interests. Postrodcotral training is available through the Advanced Postdoctoral Research Training in Communication Sciences and Disorders T32 at Boston University (see the Program Announcement) and through the Center for Systems Neuroscience Fellows program. Interested scientists are encouraged to contact Dr. Perrachione ( directly to discuss these and other opportunities.

Doctoral Students

We are seeking outstanding scholars to join our research team as PhD students! Dr. Perrachione can mentor students in the Boston University doctoral programs in Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences and the Graduate Program in Neuroscience (including the Computational Neuroscience specialization). Students interested in these programs should contact Dr. Perrachione ( to discuss graduate training opportunities.

MS-SLP students

Master’s students in the speech-language pathology program who have research aspirations can undertake a master’s thesis with Dr. Perrachione in the CNRLab. You can read examples of recent master’s theses from CNRLab students. MS-SLP students who complete a master’s thesis have the option of continuing their research via direct admission to, and an accelerated curriculum in, the combined MS-SLP/PhD program.

Current BU undergraduates

IMG_3380_200pxThe laboratory often has positions for Boston University undergraduate students during the academic year and summer. There are lots of ways that current BU undergraduates can get involved in research in our lab:

  • As a volunteer or for academic credit.
  • Some students may qualify for a stipend or a paid research assistantship in the laboratory, either during the academic year or summer, through the BU Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP).
  • Current Sargent College undergraduates are eligible to conduct research in our laboratory contributing to a Senior Thesis with Distinction.

For more information, contact

Research Staff

There are no other open staff positions at this time. If you would like to be notified whenever other research staff job announcements are posted, please send your CV and brief statement of research interests to