Joining the Whitehead Lab
We are seeking exceptionally enthusiastic, creative, and driven researchers with a passion for good science and a desire to apply their unique talents to high-impact work. Since our research spans multiple disciplines, working with us will develop your skills in a variety of areas, including chemical synthesis, nanomaterial characterization, molecular biology, and preclinical testing.
Ph.D. students **must first be accepted into the Department of Chemical Engineering** at Carnegie Mellon University before joining the lab during the fall of their first year. At this time, we are not accepting Ph.D. students from any other program (e.g. Biomedical Engineering). Our lab currently accepts M.S. students from both ChE and BME departments. Please see ChE website or the BME website for application information. All Ph.D. graduate students are strongly encouraged to compete for graduate fellowships prior to and after joining CMU (these are terrific both for the student and the lab).
Undergraduates must be willing to commit 12-15 hours per week to research during the semester. Please email Prof. Whitehead if you are interested in conducting research, keeping in mind that we have open positions only from time to time.
with excellent credentials and relevant research experience are encouraged to email their CV, a short description of previous work and the names/contact information of three references to Professor Whitehead. Although postdoc positions are not always available, flexibility may be afforded to candidates with external funding sources.