Join the lab

The Rudman Lab is dedicated to conducting rigorous and relevant science and to maintaining a supportive lab environment.

WSU Vancouver and, our lab in particular, highly encourages scholars from underrepresented populations and offers graduate opportunities for STEM applicants from underrepresented groups including those who identify as Black/African American, Hispanic/Latinx, Native American, Alaskan Native, Native Hawaiian, Native American, Asian, Pacific Islanders.

Laboratory Technician

I have funding for a laboratory technician (preferred start date Sept. 1, 2022) with good organization skills and experience managing multiple tasks independently. Experience or a graduate degree in Biology are preferred, but not essential. Experience with the analysis of population genomic data and/or animal care would be considered strong assets. Position is funded for 5 years and offers competitive pay and benefits. Interested candidates please email (

Postdoctoral Researcher and/or Bioinformatician

I have funding for a postdoctoral candidate or lab bioinformaticianwith strong skills and experience in the analysis of population genomic data. Position could be partially remote for exceptional candidates. Competitive pay and good benefits with funding secured for at least 4 years. Interested candidates please email (

Graduate Students

Graduate students are admitted through the Natural Sciences Graduate Program at WSU Vancouver, and can earn M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Biology.

Prospective graduate students with interest in evolutionary genetics, evolutionary ecology, or population genetics are encouraged to email ( with a brief statement of interest and a CV. The program application deadline is January 10th for Fall start dates. 

Undergraduate Students

WSUV undergraduates interested in our lab’s research are encouraged to contact me to talk about ways to participate.