Graduate opportunities



Click here for currently available graduate assistantship opportunities

Graduate students in our research group pursue advanced degrees in several programs, including Entomology, Zoology, Molecular and Environmental Toxicology, and the Gaylord Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies.

Graduate positions in our lab are highly competitive; many inquiries are received each year.

Qualifications:  Highly motivated individuals with superior academic credentials are encouraged to apply. Well-developed interpersonal skills are essential.

Stipend/benefits:  50% Research Assistantships currently provide a $20,808 stipend, tuition waiver, and excellent medical/dental health plan at a modest cost.

Inquiry/application procedure:  Send e-mail describing your academic background and research experience/interests to Rick Lindroth (

Ideally, correspondences should occur during October-December. Application deadlines are typically in January with notification of acceptance by March-April.

For more information, see the UW Graduate School electronic application website.