Interested in joining the Qin Lab?

We are actively seeking new undergraduate students, graduate students, and postdocs for both lab studies and field works. Our research applies interdisciplinary approaches, and therefore we welcome lab members from a wide variety of backgrounds, including from microbiology, bioinformatics, molecular biology, ecology, oceanography, environmental science, and environmental engineering. Tons of great opportunities are available, and we are looking forward to more lab members joining us!

Prospective Undergraduates

The Qin lab is always looking for undergraduates who are excited about research to participate in our research facilities. Please contact me to see if there are any positions available at

Prospective Graduate Students

Prospective Graduate students are encouraged to visit the OU Department of Microbiology and Plant Biology website and download an application guideline for graduate students.  Dr. Qin encourages students interested in pursuing graduate research in Qin lab to contact him by email (  Please include a CV and a short description of your research interests.

Postdoctoral Scholars

To find out about available Postdoc opportunities, please email Dr. Qin at, including a CV and a brief research statement (previous research experiences and future research interests). All postdocs are encouraged to apply for own funding.

Lab Address
42 George Lynn Cross Hall
Norman, OK 73019
Phone: (206)-351-0549