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Current Openings

Undergraduate Students

We welcome the participation of undergraduate students in our lab. Here you will gain experience in valuable research techniques, such as developing research tools and designing and running laboratory experiments. The lab also welcomes independent projects pursued in the field of decision making (course credits can be arranged).

Graduate Students

Our laboratory welcomes graduate students. As part of the laboratory you will have the opportunity to conduct multidisciplinary research with a dynamic team of researchers. You need to apply to a PhD program at CMU. The PhD programs directly related to our research are:

  1. Behavioral Decision Research (SDS, Heinz, Tepper)
  2. Engineering and Public Policy
  3. Human-Computer Interaction
  4. Psychology

Through combinations of departmental funding, grants, and outside fellowships and scholarships, all students admitted to either program receive full tuition and a living stipend.

If you are interested, please contact Professor Cleotilde Gonzalez for more information about available opportunities. You can contact her via e-mail at, or by phone at (412) 268-6242. Thank you for your interest.

Post-doctoral Fellows

We are often seeking postdoctoral applicants with expertise in cognitive psychology, decision making, or other closely related fields. Postions are full-time, 12-month appointments with excellent University benefits. Contact Professor Gonzalez for current openings.