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Join The Lab


If you are interested in research on autism and developmental disorders, we would love to hear from you. Volunteering is a great way to gain experience in and contribute to research. Volunteers help with a variety of functions in the lab - interacting with participants, running experiments, literature searches, and data entry.

In order to start the application process, please send your CV and a cover letter describing why you are interested in working in the lab, what your future goals are, and what you hope to gain from this position. Please also include a short paragraph summarizing what you know about autism. We will also need a copy of your transcripts, an unofficial copy is acceptable. Once you have emailed your CV, cover letter, and transcripts to, we will review you application and let you know if there is a position available for you in our lab. Please be aware that most successful volunteers have a CGPA of 3.0.

Graduate Students

Dr. Iarocci is a member of the Developmental Area and the Clinical Science Area. She is most interested in supervising students who wish to pursue a research related career. Dr. Iarocci will be accepting new students for the upcoming year. 

Postdoctoral Fellows

Dr. Iarocci welcomes Postdoctoral Fellows. There are many agencies that provide funding for specializations in autism. For more information on funding sources and training opportunities please see the Autism Research Training (ART) Program and the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research. Please contact Dr. Iarocci ( to discuss your interest in a Postdoctoral position at the ADDL.