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Our research program is well-funded and we have several openings for trainees at all levels.

 

We celebrate the diversity of all our investigators.

We value mentorship and team science.​

Graduate Students

We welcome Ph.D., M.D./Ph.D. and Master's students from the Rutgers School of Graduate Studies. A number of projects are available spanning microbiology to immunology and experimental to computational biology. We will work together in identifying projects of mutual interest and a training plan towards equipping you for your research. The most important quality we seek in our graduate students is the eagerness to learn and work as part of a team.

Interested students are encouraged to email Dr. Yang (jason.y@rutgers.edu) with a CV and a paragraph describing your background and research interests. Please use the subject line: "GRADUATE STUDENT APPLICATION". Prospective Ph.D. students are encouraged to apply to the Multidisciplinary Ph.D. Program in Biomedical Sciences.

Postdoctoral Fellows

We have openings for 1-2 postdoctoral fellows with 0-2 years of previous postdoctoral training. We are specifically seeking candidates with an interest in systems biology and infectious disease, with prior research experience in microbiology, immunology or computational biology.

Prospective candidates are encouraged to email Dr. Yang with a CV, a brief cover letter describing long-term career goals and research interests, PDFs for 3 representative and relevant publications (submitted preprints are encouraged), and contact information for 3 references. Please use the subject line: "POSTDOCTORAL FELLOW APPLICATION". 

 

Candidates must also formally apply through one of the following job postings. We are able to sponsor work visas for qualified candidates. Incomplete applications without a CV, cover letter, publications and references will not be considered.

Lab Technicians

We have openings for 2-3 lab technicians with 0-2 years of prior experience. Prospective candidates should possess a Bachelor's or Master's degree in a science-related field and be interested in pursuing advanced degrees in graduate or medical school. Lab technicians must be capable of making a 2-3 year commitment.

 

Prospective candidates are encouraged to email Dr. Yang with a CV, a brief cover letter describing long-term career goals and research interests, and contact information for 2 references. Please use the subject line: "LABORATORY TECHNICIAN APPLICATION". 

 

Candidates must also formally apply through one of the following job postings. Incomplete applications without a CV, cover letter and references will not be considered.

Undergraduate Students

Please email Dr. Yang with a paragraph describing your background and research interests. Please use the subject line: "UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT APPLICATION".