If you want to make a difference in this world through science and are interested in joining our team, then please send an email with a statement of interest and a CV along with contact information of 3 references to “firstname.lastname@example.org“.
CURRENT OPENINGS IN OUR LAB
Fall 2023 – Graduate position
One graduate position will be available in Fall 2023 through the HBRS Ph.D. program. Contact Prayag to learn more about this position.
March 2023 – Bioinformatic Position (as a graduate student, or postdoc)
One bioinformatics position is available in our lab. Contact Prayag to learn more about this position.
FOR POSTDOCTORAL CANDIDATES
Although our primary interest remains tissue regeneration and wound healing, projects in our lab spans diverse disciplines of biological science, including but not limited to developmental biology, evolutionary biology, genetics, epigenetics, biochemistry, biochemistry, biophysics, mathematical modeling and even next-generation technologies that push our boundaries. Hence, we are always looking for talented people who can complement our skills and advance our mission. If you are interested please write to us. Together, we can always find source of funding for your stay in our lab.
1) NIH – https://researchtraining.nih.gov
2) NIH – https://researchtraining.nih.gov
3) NSF – https://www.nsf.gov
4) Fulbright – https://us.fulbrightonline.org
5) HFSP – https://www.hfsp.org
6) Ford Foundation – https://sites.nationalacademies.org
7) Helen Hey Whitney Foundation – http://hhwf.org/
8) Hertz Foundation – https://www.hertzfoundation.org
9) JSMF – https://www.jsmf.org
10) LSRF – https://lsrf.org
11) Hanna Gray (HHMI) (underrepresented minorities) – https://www.hhmi.org
12) L’Oreal Woman in Science (Female candidates) – https://www.aaas.org
13) Hunt (Wenner-Gren Foundation) (PhD-Postdoc bridging time for writing) – http://www.wennergren.org
FOR Ph.D. CANDIDATES
– Ph.D. students are selected through the GSBSE, MBS, or HBRS program. The GSBSE and MBS are joint graduate programs between the Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory (MDIBL), the Jackson Laboratory (JAX), Maine Medical Center Research Institute (MMCRI), the University of New England (UNE), and the University of Maine. The University of Maine is a degree-granting institution. Whereas HBRS is a joint graduate program between MDIBL and MHH, and MHH is a degree granting institution.
– If you are already an accepted Ph.D. student at the GSBSE and are interested in rotating in the Murawala lab, send an email to Prayag.
(For American national)
1) NIH – F31 – https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-21-051.html
2) NSF – GRFP – https://nsfgrfp.org/
(For Foreign national)
3) Fulbright – https://foreign.fulbrightonline.org/about/foreign-student-program
4) Ford Simmons Graduate Internship Program – https://www.thehenryford.org/collections-and-research/about/ways-to-get-involved/
5) Travel grant for U Maine students – https://umaine.edu/gsg/individual-grants/
FOR UNDERGRAD CANDIDATES
The MDIBL actively engages with undergraduate research. Every summer, we host a range of students from local institutions (COA), the State of Maine (INBRE), as well as students from all over the country (REU).
For opportunities and fellowships, please click here.
OTHER OPENINGS AROUND MDI
We understand that finding a job for your partner is as important as finding a job for yourself. Check out some of the possible jobs around MDI at the following links.
1. MDIBL, Salsbury Cove
2. JAX, Bar Harbor
3. University of Maine, Orono