Join our lab

The Penick lab is currently recruiting Undergraduate, Masters, and PhD students to join our research on social insect ecology and evolution. Ongoing projects include research on urban ecology, thermal biology, antimicrobials, and nest architecture.

Potential Undergraduate students – If you have an interest in insects and/or working in urban or forest ecosystems, please send me a brief message describing your background and why you are interested in research in the Penick lab.

Potential Masters & PhD students – If you would like to join the lab as a Masters or PhD student, please send a copy of your CV and a brief description of your past research experience and your future research interests.

Potential Postdocs – I do not currently have funds to support postdocs, but I would be happy to seek and apply for funding togeth

    Auburn University

    Entomology & Plant Pathology

    Auburn, AL 36849

    Funchess Hall

    Office: 346

    Lab: 377

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