Open positions

Graduate Students

The deadline has passed for admission to the graduate program at North Carolina State University for 2023. Please contact Lily Hughes if you are interested in future projects combining genomics and natural history collections, or working on an application for the NSF GRFP. In your email, please include a CV and a brief statement of your research interests.


We do not currently have funding for a position, but if you are interested in doing a postdoc, contact Lily Hughes to discuss possible external funding sources and grant opportunities.

Opportunities for Undergraduate Research

If you are an undergraduate in the Research Triangle area interested in the systematics, biodiversity and evolution of fishes contact Lily Hughes to discuss potential research opportunities.

We have a paid summer internship opportunity for undergraduates available. Apply by January 9th for full consideration!

Volunteer in the Fish Collection

We love our volunteers who help maintain our valuable research collection! We also have wonderful public outreach opportunities at the museum.