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Opportunities to join

Current Searches

We currently have open searches for:

  • No current Post-doc searches

  • No current undergraduate searches

  • Our lab is happy to sponsor trainees for research fellowships, e.g., GRFPs (for PhDs), PRFBs, and Hanna Gray (for Post-docs), or similar. Please select "Fellowship Sponsorship." You must ensure that you are eligible to apply for these fellowships!


Please fill out the form next to this post to inquire about open positions. 


Questions? Email Prof. Nunez at:


Are you interested in applying for an open search in our lab? Schedule an interview with Prof. Nunez.

Please fill out the form below (* = required).  There is no need to email Prof. Nunez directly after submitting the form. Once you have submitted the form, Prof. Nunez will reach out with follow-up questions or requests for additional materials. Thank you for your understanding!

Do you have more than one semester of reserarch expereince
Have you taken (currently taking or will take) any of the following courses or programs (at any level). Mark all that apply

UVM Undergraduate applicants: Please upload a PDF with a brief reflection (250-500 words; i.e., a letter of interest) indicating what aspects of our research interest you, and why you wish to join our lab.

All other applicants (Graduate, Post-Doc, and Staff): Please upload a PDF with​ a one-page letter of interest (i.e., cover letter) with a description of:

  • Your general research interest

  • The scientific questions that you want to tackle in your graduate work,

  • A description of why you want to join the Nunez lab specifically, and,

  • Contact information for three academic and professional references

Upload letter of interest

All applicants: please upload an up-to-date copy of your curriculum vitae.

Upload your CV

All applicants: please upload a copy of all unofficial transcripts showing all the courses relevant to this application.

Upload Transcripts

(Optional) Upload a scientific publication authored by you. The paper must be published in an indexed journal, it MUST be peer-reviewed, and it must be in English.

optional: upload publication

Thank you! Your interview request has been submitted.

There is no need to email Prof. Nunez about this request. He will contact you in case of follow-up questions, to request materials, or to schedule an interview.

If you are identified as a potential candidate for any of the open positions, Prof. Nunez will reach out to you with follow-up questions and/or to schedule an interview. 


Please note that this form is only used to schedule an exploratory interview with Prof. Nunez. This form is NOT an official application to UVM.


To formally apply to UVM's graduate program please click here.  

For post-docs and staff positions, Prof. Nunez will provide a corresponding link.

Information for applicants at various professional stages. Please find out more by exploring the options below:


Please find here a copy of the Nunez lab policies and procedures for students joining the lab



The Nunez lab is committed to providing a welcoming and supportive environment. As such, our laboratory is an enterprise that strives to:


(1) Be a space where all folks are treated with dignity and respect regardless of their identity. This includes factors such as age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, marital status, family structure, disability, ethnicity, race, religion, nationality, socio-economic background, etc.


(2) Provide trainees with valuable preparation to meet their career goals. As part of this process, our lab will strive to be respectful and supportive of individual training needs. Furthermore, the lab will help each member identify any tools and resources that are needed to ensure the success of all members in their research and scholarship.


(3) Create a learning environment where we help each other grow both as scholars as well as human beings.

Please learn more about UVM's policies and directives related to the advancement of diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice at our institution:

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