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We are always looking for outstanding science-driven graduate/undergraduate students and postdocs. We are also deeply committed to enhancing participation of students from underrepresented minorities (URM) and women in our research. If you are interested in applying for a position in our lab, please get in touch with Prof. Vivek Prakash.

Postdoctoral Positions: 

Please send:

  •  a recent CV

  •  key publications or preprints (if available) 

  •  a short write-up on your research interests/projects and why you will be a good fit for our lab. 


Graduate Student Positions: 

You can apply to the University of Miami's Graduate Program in:

Physics, Biology, Marine Biology & Ecology, or Biomedical Engineering.

Please send:

  • a recent CV 

  • a short description of your research interests and previous research experience. 

Undergraduate Student Positions: 

Undergraduate positions are dependent upon your proven track record, reliability, your weekly availability and that a PhD student or postdoc in the lab is available and willing to mentor you.

Mentoring takes a substantial commitment of time and energy from the graduate student or postdoc mentor, as well as the PI. This partnership is successful ONLY when the mentee is committed to and passionate about the research they are contributing to, and putting substantial effort and energy into it. So, we request that applicants please seriously consider their personal goals and motivations before applying.

Please contact Prof. Vivek Prakash if you are interested in contributing to our research, and meet these requirements: 

  • Strong academic standing in a STEM major

  • Ample time in weekly schedule to work a minimum of 10-16 hr/week and 3 days/week

  • Availability to work at least one summer (i.e., between years 2-3 or 3-4) 

  • Very reliable and show a commitment to their work

  • Strong written and oral communication skills


Department of Physics
Knight Physics Building
University of Miami



Phone: +1 (305) 284-7121


E-mail: vprakash AT

Mailing address:

Knight Physics Building, Room 307

1320 Campo Sano Ave

Coral Gables, FL 33146

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