Iowa State University

About Us:

With 25,000 undergraduates, almost 5,000 graduate students, and 6,200 faculty and staff, ISU is a strong land-grant and Research I university. ISU has extensive shared facilities for biological research, including ‘omics technologies for genetics, genomics and microbiome studies and high-performance computing. The collaborative environment is enhanced by interdisciplinary and disciplinary graduate majors that promote cross-fertilization within labs. The successful candidate will have an office and laboratory in one of the newest buildings on campus, which was designed for collaborative research and teaching and has in-house chambers and greenhouses for insect and plant growth. Highlighted aspects of the departments are the ISU Plant and Insect Diagnostic Lab, an active Insect Zoo for youth outreach, numerous field research facilities, co-administration of a vibrant and experiential Microbiology program for undergraduates, faculty strengths in extension, teaching, and the scholarship of teaching and learning, and research across the full spectrum from fundamental to applied. Ames is a community of about 67,000 that is close to the Des Moines metropolitan area. Ames is home to several federal labs, including the National Laboratory for Agriculture and the Environment and numerous USDA Agriculture Research Service labs. Ames is ranked as a top town to live in and has received awards recognizing the high quality of its public schools, amenities, and commitment to the environment and quality of life.

Benefits:

ISU is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, ethnicity, religion, national origin, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, sex, marital status, disability, or status as a U.S. Veteran. ISU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of family-friendly policies, and was the recipient of a National Science Foundation ADVANCE Award for gender equity.

Current Job Openings

Our Locations:

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Plant Pathology & Microbiology
2213 Pammel Drive
Ames , IA 50011-1020
US
Iowa State University
Plant Pathology, Entomology & Microbiology
2213 Pammel Drive
Ames , IA 50011
US