Join the Lab!

We are actively recruiting motivated students, postdocs and technicians interested in microbiology and environmental science. We are committed to fostering a supportive research environment where every member of our lab group family can achieve their individual goals. All are welcome here. If interested, please contact Prof. McRose directly: dmcrose [at] with information about your scientific background and your interest in our work. Prospective students and postdocs are also encouraged to look through the various fellowships listed under links.

Graduate Students: I can accept graduate students through the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and through the Microbiology Program. Deadlines for both are December 1st, 2022. MIT offers application fee waivers for students with financial need.

Postdocs: Please contact me directly if you are interested in a postdoc position in my group.

Technicians: We currently have an opening for a technician position, apply here.

You can also find us at: 15 Vassar St. Cambridge, MA 02139