We are recruiting!

As a CAMPOS Faculty Scholar Dr. Maldonado is committed to promoting multicultural perspectives and diversity in STEM. We strongly encourage under-represented minority candidates to apply.


Postdoctoral candidates

Oct 2023: We’re recruiting a postdoc! Please see the full position description here.

Please email Dr. Maldonado your CV, a statement of purpose detailing experience/career goals/why you are interested in the position,  as well as contact information for 3 referees. Applications will be evaluated on a rolling basis.


Undergraduate students
We are eager to provide research experience to undergraduate students throughout the academic year.

Please email Dr. Maldonado to arrange a 1-on-1 discussion.

Resources on undergraduate research at UC Davis can be found at the Undergraduate Research Center and the College of Biological Sciences. Great tips on how to write the email here, here and here.

If you are not a UC Davis student, see below.


Graduate students admitted to the one of the UC Davis graduate programs
Please email Dr. Maldonado to learn about rotation opportunities.

We are currently affiliated with BMCDB, BPH and PBGG but welcome enquiries from other graduate groups as well.



Summer/Master’s students

There may be opportunities for summer or Master’s placements.

Please email Dr. Maldonado your CV, a short description of your research interests and contact information for 3 referees.


Interested in respiration in non-photosynthetic organisms? Check out the Letts lab at UC Davis.