Faculty Searches

Current Searches

The College of Liberal Arts & Sciences is currently or will be searching for the tenure-track, clinical-track, and Instructional-track faculty positions listed below, with appointments to begin in January or August 2020. The list below is linked to the full texts of position announcements, with directions for applying.

Liberal Arts & Sciences is the largest college in the University, which also includes colleges of Business, Dentistry, Education, Engineering, Law, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, and Public Health. The University of Iowa is located in Iowa City, a community of about 80,000 with a cosmopolitan atmosphere, exceptional cultural resources, excellent public schools and libraries, and outstanding medical care.

The College conducts affirmative action searches and particularly seeks applications from women and minority candidates. The University of Iowa is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

All faculty searches in 2019-20, tenure-track and non-tenure-track, are listed online at Jobs@Uiowa.  All candidates will apply through the online site; some position announcements also specify materials to be submitted on paper.

Departments or Schools with Faculty Searches

CLAS Administration Health & Human Physiology
Chemistry Music
Cinematic Arts Physics & Astronomy
Communication Sciences & Disorders Psychological & Brain Sciences
Computer Science Sociology
English/African American Studies Statistics & Actuarial Sciences
Geographical & Sustainability Sciences  


CLAS Administration

Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives

Associate Dean for the Arts and Humanities

Associate Dean for the Natural, Mathematical, and Social Sciences



Assistant/Associate Professor--Physical Chemistry

Assistant Professor--Radiochemistry


Cinematic Arts

Professor (Chair)--Film Studies


Computer Science

Assistant Professor--Open area

Assistant Professor--Open area


Communication Sciences & Disorders

Assistant/Associate Professor--Speech Science

Professor (Chair)--Speech Development & Disorders

Open Rank--Pediatric Audiology

English/African American Studies

Assistant/Associate Professor--African American Literary & Cultural Studies


Geographical & Sustainability Sciences

Assistant Professor--Geospatial Data Science


Health & Human Physiology

Open Rank (tenure-track)--Health Promotion Intervention

Lecturer--Human Physiology, Biomechanics, Exercise Science, Motor Control, Nutrition, or related disciplines

Lecturer--Human Physiology, Biomechanics, Exercise Science, Motor Control, Nutrition, or related disciplines



Assistant Professor--Music Therapy

Assistant Professor--Orchestra Director


Physics & Astronomy

Assistant Professor--Condensed Matter Physics (experimentalist)

Assistant/Associate Professor--Space Physics


Psychological & Brain Sciences

Assistant/Associate Professor--Clinical Science


Sociology and Crimonology

Assistant/early Associate Professor--Criminology


Statistics & Actuarial Sciences

Assistant Professor--Data Science