Hettiaratchi Lab

Join Our Team

We are currently seeking bright and enthusiastic
scientists and engineers to join our team!

Graduate Students

Prospective graduate students should contact Dr. Hettiaratchi with their CV and research interests and can apply through the Department of Biology or Department of Chemistry at the University of Oregon or the Joint Bioengineering Graduate Program with Oregon State University.

Undergraduate Students

We are actively recruiting undergraduate researchers to start working in Fall 2023.

We have two positions for undergraduate researchers posted through the Center for Undergraduate Research & Engagement (CURE). Please apply through the CURE website links below.  

Hettiaratchi Lab Injectable Hydrogel Project

Hettiaratchi Lab Protein Binding Project

Undergraduate students interested in working in the lab should plan to commit to at least 3 quarters of part-time research (~10 hours/week) and 1 summer of full-time research (40 hours/week). In addition to applying to the CURE posting above, students can also contact Dr. Hettiaratchi directly with their CV, unofficial transcripts, and research interests. The Knight Campus Undergraduate Scholars Program provides UO students with funding to conduct research for a full year in a Knight Campus-affiliated lab.

Post-doctoral Scholars

Prospective post-doctoral scholars should contact Dr. Hettiaratchi with their CV, research interests, and contact information for three references.