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! 4/21/2024: Laboratory technician position available 

This position is ideal for a recent or soon-to-be graduate interested in gaining research experience before applying to graduate school.

Full job description available here.

> Candidates interested in applying should to so via the UIC job board posting before May 10, 2024:

! 4/21/2024: Postdoctoral position in ECM and cancer biology

A postdoctoral position funded through a sponsored research agreement with the pharmaceutical company Boehringer-Ingelheim is available in our lab!

This position is ideal for a recent or soon-to-be graduate interested in advancing their training in an academic environment while gaining experience with working with a big pharmaceutical company!

Job description available here.

> Candidates should submit their CV, a cover letter and research statement, and contact information for three references to Dr. Naba. 

Competitive compensation commensurate with experience. Qualifying postdoctoral trainees are eligible for full UIC benefits. Relocation package may be available. 

! In addition, we are always looking for outstanding postdoctoral candidates to join our team. Interested applicants should email Dr. Naba with a copy of their CV and cover letter describing briefly their past research experiences and interests.


* Current graduate students enrolled in the GEMS or MST programs and interested in rotating in the Naba lab should contact Dr. Naba and provide a CV and summary of research interest. The list of available rotation projects (as of 07/2022) is available here. 

* Prospective students can find information about our Ph.D and M.D/Ph.D programs here:

Graduate Education in Medical Sciences (GEMS) program

Graduate Program in Biomedical Engineering

Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP)


There are many opportunities for motivated undergraduate students to get involved in research in the Naba Lab. Freshmen and sophomores are encourage to apply via the UIC Undergraduate Research Experience (URE) program. Applicants with expertise or interest  in bioinformatics or biomedical visualization will be given priority.

When applying, please include your CV including GPA, course schedule, and if relevant, a summary of past research experience. Dr. Naba's profile on the URE platform can be found here.


Hourly Research Specialist position to support our research program, ideal for junior candidates looking to gain research experience. To apply, please submit a cover letter, your CV, and contact information of 1 to 2 references via email to Dr. Naba.


The Naba lab occasionally seeks students to assist with the execution of research experiments and lab upkeep.  For current openings, visit the UIC Student Employment Office website.