Current Opportunities at Hunter Lab

Recruiting for 2022 start date


We are looking for students that have some experience with molecular biology techniques, which may include previous coursework during their undergraduate degree. Previous experience with Drosophila melanogaster is not required. A curious and open mind for scientific challenges is a must!

Clarkson University is a private, national research University leading in technological education and sustainable economic development. Clarkson offers graduate programs in Arts & Sciences, Business, Education, Engineering, and Health Sciences, with onsite, online and hybrid modes of study. We educate 4,300 students and pursue interdisciplinary research, scholarship and innovation.

Clarkson’s main campus is located in Potsdam, New York, on the historic 640-acre wooded homestead of the Clarkson family in the foothills of the Adirondack Park. With roughly 15,000+ year-round residents, the Village of Potsdam is nestled along the Raquette River in the heart of St. Lawrence County.

Graduate Teaching Assistantship (TA) involves about 20 hr of work each week (typically TA for 2 lab sections and oversight of grading) and qualifications include good interpersonal skills and good to excellent command of the English language. The yearly stipend can be as much as $25,000 USD and includes a tuition waiver. Health insurance is provided through the Clarkson Plan which is the same for all Clarkson employees. 

Interested students should: 

(1) contact Dr Ginger Hunter directly. In your introduction email, please include your CV or resume. Email ghunter (at) clarkson (dot) edu.

(2) plan to apply through the Interdisciplinary Bioscience and Biotechnology graduate program. In your application it is helpful if you can identify Dr Hunter as a potential mentor. The application fee may be waived.

For more information about the IB&B graduate program at Clarkson, visit: https://www.clarkson.edu/graduate/bioscience-and-biotechnology