Our lab is always interested in recruiting motivated, bright, curious researchers and students. Undergraduates, graduate students, and postdoctoral fellows are all welcome to contact April directly by email (aprilgu@cornell.edu).

Lab Manager and Research Operation Specialist Recruitment

A Lab manager/Research Operation Specialist brings together their managerial skills and knowledge of safety and lab procedures to ensure that laboratories operate smoothly.  He/she manages all the equipment and operations related to research activities in the lab. A 4-year bachelor degree or MS degree in engineering, biology, chemistry, biochemistry or other health and science fields,  and several years of experience is preferred. The array of duties include equipment maintenance, lab supply purchasing, safety management and research activities coordination. He/she trains students on the correct use of lab equipment, in addition to mentoring and disciplining lab members. They may also participate in research.

Postdoctoral Applicants

Please submit a CV and the names and contact information for at least three references.

Graduate Applicants

April is the graduate field member of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Biological and Environmental Engineering, and Microbiology. Please contact April in advance if you are unsure about which program is right for you. Note that funding to support graduate studies is extremely limited, so you should plan ahead and apply early.

We highly and strongly encourage exceptional candidates to apply for graduate fellowships.

Undergraduate Applicants

We are always looking for motivated undergrad for REU programs in our inclusive lab! Please directly shoot an email to professor Gu with your CV and your research interests. We are most interested in enthusiastic and motivated students who can commit at least one full year to research (freshmen and sophomores are encouraged to apply), with a minimum of 5-10 hours per week during the academic year.