Job Posting

Undergraduate Research Assistant

Biomedical Sciences

Position Information


This position includes all aspects of laboratory work in an integrative cardiovascular physiology lab mainly focused on the cardiovascular consequences of obesity. Our work involves rodent and swine models and a variety of experimental techniques. The student in this position will assist with general lab duties, ongoing research projects, and may have the option to take on their own project, depending on interest and aptitude. Opportunities available to apply for research fellowships.

Required Skills

Driven, self-motivated, and team-oriented. General biology/biochemistry courses completed, advanced biology or equivalent courses preferred.

Preferred Qualifications

3.3 or higher GPA in a science program (bio, biochem, etc). Some weekend availability. Prior work in/exposure to experimental biology lab. Desire to pursue a science/medical career.

Faculty Mentor or Sponsor

Other Comments

Please submit current CV/resume, including current GPA and science courses completed with grades, and spring semester class schedule with application. Please submit materials to Dr. Shawn Bender by email,

We encourage students to include a resume or transcript when e-mailing a faculty mentor to apply for a posted position.