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Kelley Lab Prospective Lab Members

If you are interested in joining the lab:

Postdoctoral Researchers

There is a postdoctoral position available in the Kelley laboratory! We welcome applications from candidates with diverse educational backgrounds. Please email a cover letter, CV including a list of publications and names of three references to Informal inquiries are also welcome. The position is partially funded by the National Science Foundation and WSU.

The ideal candidates will have recently completed or be completing a PhD degree in Genetics, Genomics, Computational Biology or related disciplines. Applicants must have a strong publication record. A computing background is desired, especially experience with Linux, and knowledge in at least one programming language. Prior experience with handling large-scale data and with the use of bioinformatics and statistical tools would be an advantage. Salary is competitive. Applicants will be encouraged to develop and lead independent projects.

Graduate Students

My group has available positions for graduate students interested in pursuing a PhD starting Fall 2020. Email me your CV, transcripts and GRE scores (if available) and a brief outline of your research interests. We are interested in enthusiastic scientists to join the research team!
Applications to the School of Biological Sciences are available at:


Undergraduate research experience is a valuable experience! My lab is open to independent study projects, hourly positions and work study. Email me a resume and a brief outline of your research interests. Students are expected to commit to two semesters of research in the laboratory. Students may take the course for BIO499 credit. Students are expected to be full participants in all laboratory activities, including presenting lab meetings, writing and running computer programs, spending at least ten hours per week on research related activities, including laboratory maintenance and animal care.
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