Offering prime opportunities to do high-impact work.

Interested in joining our lab? We welcome bright, conscientious, dedicated students at all levels of university study.


Doctoral Students

Dr. Losh mentors graduate students in both the Northwestern Communications Sciences and Disorders program and the Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine’s Clinical Psychology program.

For more information on NU application procedures and these graduate programs, please visit the Communication Sciences and Disorders or Clinical Psychology program pages.

For general program information, please contact:

For interested Communication Sciences and Disorders students:
Cindy Coy, Graduate Admissions Coordinator

For interested Clinical Psychology students:
Dr. Jason Washburn, Director of Education and Clinical Training

For lab-specific information:
Kritika Nayar, Ph.D. Student

Shivani Patel, Ph.D. Student

Master’s Students

For Master’s students wanting to gain research experience, we offer research assistant positions in the Communication Sciences and Disorders program, as well as the opportunity for lab work through the Department of Psychiatry Master’s program. A 10-hour-per-week commitment, for a minimum of three quarters, is required.

For the Communication Sciences and Disorders program, please complete the following application, and submit it to Nancy Dunbar and Shivani Patel.

For the Department of Psychiatry program, please visit their page and follow instructions.


Undergraduate Students

We welcome highly motivated undergraduate students interested in autism-related research to assist in our lab. Undergraduate students will have the opportunity to work directly on many different elements of our research projects, gaining mentorship, experience, and the potential to pursue independent research. Work-study positions and independent study credits are available.

To apply, please complete one of the following applications, and submit it to Nancy Dunbar and Shivani Patel.

Professional Positions

Our lab occasionally has openings for research assistant or project coordinator positions. If you’re interested in these opportunities, please submit your résumé electronically to Dr. Molly Losh, PI, at