Current Job Openings

We currently have two openings, one for a computational biologist and the other for a molecular biology/genetics position. If interested please visit our official Washington University listings and Apply:

  • Computational position: Applicants should have a graduate degree (Ph.D.) in computational biology or a related field and a solid background in molecular biology/genetics techniques and biostatistics. For more information about this full-time job opportunity please visit the Washington University job listing at this LINK (JR71214)
  • Molecular biology/Genetics position: Applicants should have a graduate degree (Ph.D.) in molecular biology/genetics or a related field and a solid background in computational biology and biostatistics. For more information about this full-time job opportunity please visit the Washington University job listing at this LINK (JR71204)

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.

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.