Join the Kumar Lab

About JAX 

The Jackson Laboratory offers exceptional opportunities for Ph.D. and postdoctoral research and training in a unique scientific environment. The Kumar Lab is always searching for talented and motivated researchers, graduate students, and postdoctoral fellows. Only a clear focused vision of discovery is required. We value interdisciplinary approaches to study complex biological problems and are particularly interested in those with diverse scientific and cultural backgrounds. Neurophysiologists and behaviorists are particularly encouraged to apply.

Graduate Studies

Graduate students can apply to either of these graduate programs –

Please contact Dr. Kumar to discuss your interests prior to applying.

Postdoctoral Studies

The Jackson Laboratory offers a unique environment for postdoctoral training. We are committed to nurturing and training the next generation of scientists. Recruits can expect a high level of mentorship in science leadership.

Please email CV and cover letter if you are interested in joining the lab.

Staff Openings


Funding Resources

A collection of various funding sources

The Institute of International Education’s Scholar Rescue Fund (IIE-SRF) is the only global program that arranges, funds, and supports fellowships for threatened and displaced scholars at partnering higher education institutions worldwide. At the heart of IIE-SRF is the idea that each scholar we support is a beacon of hope in our world. This program is supported by Simons Foundation. Vivek is an investigator of the Simons Foundation


The Kumar Lab Staff Interest Form

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