Open positions

We are always looking for talented students and researchers to join our lab.

We are an inclusive and supportive team of people. Bonus points: unlimited sunshine, top notch research, awesome weather, friendly atmosphere and proximity to the beach :)

You can reach us by email.

Current open positions

We are currently recruiting a postdoctoral researcher to work on computational mental health research. The job posting is available here

Applications for PhD

We do not directly admit PhD students. If you are interested in doing a PhD with us you should apply through the USC CS doctoral program. You should indicate Mohammad Soleymani as one of your preferred supervisors and indicate why you are a good fit in your statement.

BSc and MSc directed research

We accept a limited number of directed research students. If you are a USC undergrad or masters student in CS and interested in our research please send an email and express your interest.


We recruit US-based undergraduate summer interns through USC SURE and NSF REU programs.

We are also looking for talented graduate interns who can contribute to our research (3~6 months). Typically, you should be working in a similar field and have a demonstrated track record (publications). We are particularly interested in candidates with machine learning background and ability to code in C++/C#. If you meet the criteria and interested, please get in touch.

Visiting researchers

We can host qualified academic or PhD student visitors who are interested in collaboarting with us on our research. Hosting researchers from industry is possible but requires additional contractual arrangements.