Postdoctoral Scholars

2015 Postdoc Symposium

The Graduate College is the administrative home for hundreds of postdoctoral scholars. We are committed to creating an environment in which discovery, learning, and professional development are promoted and recognized.

Postdocs at Iowa State are...

  • valued members of the academic community.
  • being trained by our best research faculty and engaged in cutting-edge research in outstanding facilities with the latest technology.
  • making important contributions to research, outreach, and teaching missions.
  • found throughout campus in disciplines such as:
    • Agricultural Sciences
    • Biology
    • Engineering
    • Physical Sciences
    • Social Sciences
    • Veterinary Medicine
    • Ames Laboratory, a research facility of the U.S. Department of Energy

Postdoc Office Mission Statement - A postdoc appointment is a brief, intense, and pivotal time in one’s career. We provide postdocs with support and professional development as they continue on successful career paths.