We currently have the following open positions:


We seek individuals proficient with the development and testing of novel transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) and other stimulation methods to evaluate research questions related to free will, consciousness, sense of agency, and higher brain functions.

The preferred applicant will have a doctoral degree in the areas of human motor neurophysiology, motor systems neuroscience or motor control. Experience in the use of non-invasive brain stimulation techniques (e.g. TMS, tDCS, tES, Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS)) is preferred.

Contact us at brain@chapman.edu for more information.

We seek individuals with expertise in sleep EEG, sleep medicine and sleep neurophysiology. Ideal candidates would have a PhD (or MD/PhD) in neuroscience, psychology, engineering or a related discipline.

In addition, expertise in data analysis, a background in computational neuroscience and/or signal processing, proficiency in Matlab/Python/R and method/algorithm development are preferred. The following are also beneficial: experience with EEG data analysis/methodology, background in cognitive neuroscience, experimental psychology and sleep; interest/experience with clinical populations; and experience in task design and analysis for cognitive experiments.

Contact us at brain@chapman.edu for more information.

The Brain Institute at Chapman University is looking for a postdoctoral fellow with expertise in psychophysics, eye tracking, gaze analysis, vision science, micro-saccades, and pupillometry with a special interest in and experience with concurrent eye-tracking + ERP experiments, eye-movements in neuroimaging devices, and hyper-scanning.


Strong data analysis skills and familiarity with Bayesian statistics, advanced analytical methods, and computational models. M.D., Ph.D. or equivalent in neuroscience, psychology, engineering, or a related discipline.

We prefer individuals with knowledge of signal processing, Matlab/Python/R, and coding proficiency to develop pipelines/methods/algorithms alongside a strong familiarity with the cognitive sciences, neurophilosophy, and higher brain functions.

Please email brain@chapman.edu for more information.

Graduate Student

The Maoz Lab is seeking two motivated PhD students for Fall 2023.

If you are interesting in joining the lab as a PhD student and have a background in one or more of the following, please send an inquiry to Dr. Maoz at maoz@chapman.edu with your CV and transcripts included –

  • Computational neuroscience and/or psychology
  • Research in volition, consciousness, moral responsibility and/or free will
  • Experience in EEG, TMS and/or Eye-Tracking
  • Experience with real-time signal processing¬†
  • Strong programming skills in Python, C++, C# and/or Matlab


We are seeking multiple post-baccalaureate research assistants in various projects in the field of cognitive neuroscience and psychology.

Ideal candidates should have a Bachelor’s Degree and have experience in one or more of the following scientific tools:

  • EEG
  • TMS
  • tDCS
  • Eye-tracking
  • Driving simulation
  • Virtual reality
  • Real-time signal processing (BCI)

and experience in one or more of the following programming languages/software/techniques:

  • Matlab/Psychtoolbox
  • Python/PsychoPy
  • C/C++
  • Unity/C#
  • FieldTrip
  • Brainstorm
  • Lab-Streaming-Layer (LSL)

Contact us at brain@chapman.edu for more information.