Join The Social Relations Labratory

Post-Doctorate Fellows & Research Scientist

In order to become a Postdoctoral Fellow or Research Scientist of the Social Relations lab, please contact Professor Geraldine Downey directly at

Graduate Students

To become a graduate student in the Social Relations Lab, interested students must apply through the doctoral program in psychology. To learn more about the application process, program and department please visit the psychology department's website at

Undergraduates & Interns

As a research assistant in the Social Relations Lab (SRL), you will be working closely with other members of the laboratory (including other research assistants, graduate students and post-doctorate fellows) on one or more of our on-going research projects. Your involvement may include subject scheduling and running studies. In addition, you may be asked to enter or code data, conduct basic data analysis, prepare stimuli for projects, or do literature searches.

To apply for a research assistant position, please complete an application. Upon completion, please return the application to the Social Relations Lab mailbox (please seal applications in an envelope and address them to the SRL lab) or e-mail the application to


Note: When inquiring about research assistant positions or submitting applications, if you do not receive a reply from us within a week, please email the SRL lab at Generally, we recruit and interview potential research assistants toward the beginning of each semester but you can submit an application at any time. Applications are reviewed on a first-come first-served basis.

Please click here to download the SRL Research Assistant Application

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