About ASM


In Memoriam: C.C. Wang
Molecular parasitologist and founding Editor-in-Chief of the ASM journal Eukaryotic Cell.


ASM's Newsroom is a resource for journalists seeking information relating to the microbiological sciences. Members of the media and the general public can access current and archived press releases highlighting the latest research published in ASM's journals or presented at our meetings.

Careers at ASM

Click here for American Society for Microbiology's employment opportunities. To learn more about ASM's mission and goals, please view ASM's Strategic Plan.

We work in a unique, friendly building and offer excellent employee benefits. We strive to foster a culture of collaboration, innovation, and excellence, and seek highly motivated, bright, inquisitive, and energetic team players who support our mission and strategic plan.

The listing below includes all the currrent employment opportunities available at ASM. To learn about the individual job opportunities please click on each link. To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Thank you for your interest in employment at the ASM.


ASM is committed to equal employment opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee. It has been and will continue to be the policy of the ASM to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, marital or veteran's status, genetic information, gender identity or expression, personal appearance, sexual orientation, family responsibility, matriculation, political affiliation or any other category protected by federal, state or local law. The ASM also is committed to accommodating individuals with disabilities and the religious beliefs and practices of its employees and applicants, as required by law.

The Society maintains an Affirmative Action policy statement designed to ensure equal employment opportunities for minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.

These policies govern all phases of employment at ASM.

What We Do

ASM has various internal departments that work to advance the society's mission. Click here to learn more.

Global Impact Report

The American Society for Microbiology (ASM) is uniquely positioned at the intersection of science and public health to create sustainable solutions for health systems around the world. Our global network of experts works in resource-limited countries to advance the microbial sciences and strengthen health systems by raising awareness of health threats, increasing local expertise, and promoting a culture of responsibility in high-burden areas.

This report highlights ASM's global impact over the past year in four key areas of public health:

  • Addressing critical gaps in HIV detection
  • Advancing diagnostics for tuberculosis
  • Improving global health security
  • Strengthening the healthcare workforce