Seeking a Budding Fungal Biologist

The Smith Fungal Biology Lab at the University of Florida is looking for a full-time research technician to work on several ongoing projects related to fungal systematics, ecology, and evolution. Ongoing projects in the lab include studies on the systematics and evolution of truffles and other Pezizomycete fungi and the CLIMUSH project on the distributions and ecological responses of macrofungi at a continental scale. The technician will also support the fungal collection at the Florida Museum of Natural History. More about the Smith Fungal Biology lab and the FLAS fungal collection can be found on the Smith Lab website:

The position is ideal for recent graduates who eventually wish to pursue a graduate career in fungal biology.

To be considered for this position please submit: 1) a brief cover letter indicating why you are appropriate for the position, 2) a CV or resume, 3) transcripts of academic degrees, and 4) the names of 3 professional references. Send application package as a single PDF via email to Dr. Matthew Smith ( Review of applications will begin 8 May 2023 and continue until the position is filled. Informal inquiries or questions? email

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