Our center is part of the Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University, which supports a diversity of interdisciplinary research centers and is well-equipped with state-of-the-art facilities. 

Candidates with documented experience in chemistry, applied microbiology, bioinformatics and risk analysis are encouraged to apply. To be considered, interested candidates should send a pdf of your CV, a brief statement of interest and unofficial transcripts to Erin Driver; [email protected]. For more general inquiries, address them to [email protected].

Current openings 

All open positions are posted on the Biodesign Institute website:

Postdoctoral fellowships

Funding mechanisms exist to support postdoctoral researchers who are citizens (or permanent residents) of the US or the EU. NIH F32 fellowships are available for US citizens or permanent residents to apply. 

Graduate research

Our laboratory group is accepting new doctoral students in the following degree programs.

Undergraduate research

The Biodesign Center for Environmental Health Engineering welcomes undergraduate and Barrett, The Honors College students to work in our lab under the direction of a mentor from our faculty members, postdocs or graduate students.  This internship gives undergraduates the exciting opportunity to perform hands-on and cutting-edge research in analytical chemistry, biochemistry, proteomics, environmental engineering, public health, GIS and bioinformatics.

We do not require previous experience in a research lab, but students should have taken one or more biology/biochemistry or organic chemistry lab courses. Expect to spend at least 10-15 hours per week on your internship, preferably in several contiguous blocks of 3-4 hours. Upon completion of one successful semester, students are eligible to earn credit when continuing their internship.

To apply, send a CV, unofficial transcript and a brief statement of interest to [email protected].

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