Applying to the Simon Lab

We are always looking for creative, technically capable, driven young scientists to lead our efforts, and push our science in new directions. The University of Chicago provides a fantastic intellectual environment, while the Institutes on campus provide wonderful interdisciplinary opportunities, and the departments rigorous and classic training.


For potential undergraduates

Our undergraduate program is among the best in the world. UChicago is an amazing place to be a student as you enjoy the rigorous inquiry, culture of discovery, and metropolitan environment that is Chicago. Undergraduates should apply through the College's application portal.

For potential graduate students

To join the group, you must first apply (and be accepted) to one of our PhD programs. The Simon Lab draws students primarily from The Physics Department and the The Institute of Molecular Engineering . Applications are typically reviewed each December.

For potential postdoctoral scholars

Prospective postdoctoral scholars may contact Prof. Simon directly to apply. We review applications constantly, and we are always searching for stellar candidates who can help the group to propel its science and its people forward.