Recruiting & Training

Graduate Student and Post-Doctoral Training Opportunities

We are always interested to hear from motivated and enthusiastic people for undergraduate, graduate student and post-doctoral fellow positions.

We are a diverse multi-disciplinary research group with an international perspective and there are opportunities for laboratory and field work both locally and internationally. People with any one or more of the following backgrounds are encouraged to apply:


  • Parasitology (Veterinary or Human)
  • Molecular Biology
  • Molecular Diagnostics
  • Genomics /Bioinformatics
  • Molecular epidemiology and/or population genetics
  • DVM graduates interested in pursuing a research career


Full stipend support is potentially available.


Trainees in the group are part of the Host-Parasite Interactions Research Training Network which is a vibrant community of scholars and provides both academic training and professional development opportunities.

+ Graduate Student Positions at UCVM

For general interest in the Gilleard Lab, please contact John Gilleard (