Contact and Opportunities


We are always interested in adding highly motivated graduate students and postdoctoral scholars to our team.

Graduate students: Graduate students currently at The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign who are interested in rotating or joining our lab should contact Prof. Mehta by email. Prospective graduate students should apply to the Department of Chemistry Ph.D. program.

Postdoctoral researchers: If you are interested in joining our team, please email your application to Prof. Mehta ( – include one page summary of your past research accomplishments and your CV. Please arrange two letters of references to be sent on your behalf.

Job Requirements:
– PhD or equivalent doctoral degree in chemistry, molecular biology, microbiology, biochemistry or chemical/biochemical engineering
– Highly motivated and independent scientists
– Excellent interpersonal skills

Undergraduate researchers: If you are a junior or a senior undergraduate student interested in doing research in the Mehta lab, reach out to Prof. Mehta directly via email (include your GPA and CV).


Prof. Angad P. Mehta
Phone: +1 (217) 300-9925

173 Roger Adams Laboratory

Mailing Address:
Department of Chemistry, University of Illinois
600 South Mathews Ave.
Urbana, IL 61801