Current Job Openings

We have openings for both computational and experimental applicants, to apply please fill out this form.

  • Computational positions: Applicants should have a strong background in computer science (programming, statistics and machine learning algorithms) and computational biology (genomics, population genomics, regulatory genomics, statistical genetics and large scale data analysis). You can find this listing in the Washington University Jobs site (jobs.wustl.edu) by searching for job id 51583 (Postdoctoral Research Associate – Infectious Diseases). Or you can jump directly to that posting using this link.
  • Experimental positions: Applicants should have a strong background in phenotypic screening assays, biochemical assays, assay development and optimization, CRISPR-Cas9, cell culture and animal models for helminth infections. You can find this listing in the Washington University Jobs site (jobs.wustl.edu) by searching for job id 51842 (Postdoctoral Research Associate – Infectious Diseases). Or you can jump directly to that posting using this link.

We focus on parasitic nematodes and trematodes, thus experience with these infections is welcome.

By joining Mitreva Lab you will become a member of a highly interdisciplinary team, and will have opportunities to contribute to ongoing projects and design new ones within the framework of our broad research portfolio.

Be aware that ‘jobs.wustl.edu‘ and the ‘link‘ URL redirects provided above may not work if you are logged into the Washington University HRMS. If the above redirects are not working you can instead use this link to be taken to your HRMS homepage. In the search field at the top of the page select ‘Job Posting’ and enter the job ID for the position in which you are interested (51583 or 51842) to be taken to that description

Post-doctoral researchers

To enquire about the availability of a Postdoctoral position please email mmitreva@wustl.edu:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Summary of graduate research (up to one page)
  • Future plans (up to one page)

Graduate students

a) Please apply through one of the three Biology & Biomedical Sciences (DBBS) PhD graduate programs:

b) For prospective MA/MD graduate degree (one-year research during your MD program) please contact Dr. Mitreva directly at mmitreva@wustl.edu to discuss possibilities based on your interests.

Graduate student rotations

Laboratory rotations are available for first-year graduate students and occur on a quarterly basis.  Rotation projects are ~10-week projects and can be tuned to a student’s skills and interests.  If you are interested in rotation in our lab please contact Dr. Mitreva at mmitreva@wustl.edu to discuss projects and plans.

Undergraduate and intern researchers

Undergraduates that can devote at least 12 hours per week during the academic year or full-time during the summer can work in the lab.  Freshmen/sophomores are able to experience the excitement of doing science by being involved in ongoing projects and juniors/seniors can be involved in ongoing or start new projects.  To explore availability, email your CV and statement of research interests to mmitreva@wustl.edu.