Join Our Team
The Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology (IGB) at the University of Illinois is hiring several research technicians to assist the RIPE project. Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit http://go.illinois.edu/EEO.
Contact the RIPE project’s Senior Project Manager Lisa Emerson at firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more upcoming technical positions (to assist with the genetic transformation of crops) that will be posted in the coming weeks.
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
The Illinois Summer Fellows (ISF) program brings first and second-year students studying biological sciences at the University of Oxford to the University of Illinois to contribute to plant science research throughout the summer months, generally from the beginning of July through the third week of September. Fellows work alongside a postdoctoral researcher mentor to support larger research projects, like RIPE, that are working toward increasing food and bioenergy production. Applications for the 2021 ISF program will open in January. Learn more about the program and how to apply.
- Check out this story on the 2018 Illinois Summer Fellowship.
- Read more about the 2019 Illinois Summer Fellowship.
If you are interested in joining a specific lab on the project, we encourage you to reach out to the lab's principal investigator directly to inquire about future openings. If you need help identifying a lab that aligns with your skills and interests, please contact us.