Our Ph.D. and post-doctoral scholars hold positions throughout academia, government research laboratories, and industry. Companies regularly visit campus to recruit our graduate and post-doctoral scholars.


  • Academic Tenure Track: Higher education, tenured or tenure track positions
  • Academic Non-Tenure Track: Higher education non-tenure track positions, excluding administrative and staff positions
  • Post Docs: Post-docs and fellowships
  • Private: Private for profit enterprises
  • Public: Federal, state, local government
  • Other: Higher education (administrative and staff positions only), all other non-profits, self employed, etc.
  • Unknown: We do not have placement information for these graduates

Career Snapshots

Our researchers from the recent past have moved on to positions at:

Universities (post-doctoral positions):   University of Michigan, Caltech, Harvard, MIT, Yale, UC Berkeley, Stanford, Oxford, Columbia, UNC-Chapel Hill, NC State University, UPenn, Wake Forest University, Scripps Research Institute, Stanford, Rensselear Polytechnic Institute, Notre Dame

Companies:  Lockheed-Martin, Bana Pharmacaps, Wyeth Biotech, Ameritox, Bristol Myers Squibb, PharmAgra Labs, Reata Pharmaceuticals, Biocryst, CPS Biofuels, GlaxoSmithKline, Accenture, Paradigm Genetics. KBI BioPharma, Genzyme, Merck, Clorox, GlaxoWellcome, RTI Scynexis, Halliburton, Novartis, Agilent Technologies, Eli Lilly, Dow Chemical, G.E., Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies

National Labs:  NIEHS, Oak Ridge National Lab, EPA,  Los Alamos National Lab, LBL, NREL, NAVSEA, CERM (Italy), Brookhaven, FDA

Faculty positions: Notre Dame, Northern Illinois University, Rollins College, Binghamton College, University of Rochester, Meredith College, Chinese University of Hong Kong, University of Kansas, University of North Florida, Wayne State University, Kansas State University, Appalachian State University, Radford University