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 2019. 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 2018-19, 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

Departments and Schools with Faculty searches
Department or School (A-G) Department or School (H-W)
Art & Art History Health & Human Physiology
Asian & Slavic Languages & Literatures Journalism & Mass Communication
Chemistry Linguistics
Cinematic Arts Mathematics
Classics Music
Communication Sciences & Disorders Physics & Astronomy
Communication Studies Psychological & Brain Sciences
Computer Science Social Work
Dance Sociology
French & Italian Spanish & Portuguese
Gender, Women's & Sexuality Studies Theatre Arts
Geographical & Sustainability Sciences World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures

Art & Art History

Assistant Professor--Asian Art History

Grant Wood Fellow/Visitor in Painting and Drawing

Grant Wood Fellow/Visitor in Printmaking

Asian & Slavic Languages, Literatures, & Cultures




Assistant/Associate Professor--Organic Chemistry

Assistant/Associate Professor--Physical Chemistry

Assistant Professor--Radiochemistry

Lecturer--Introductory Courses

Cinematic Arts

Assistant Professor--Film Studies

Lecturer--Film & Video Production


Assistant Professor--Homer and Archaic Greek

Communication Sciences & Disorders

Assistant/Associate Professor-- Pediatric Audiology

Assistant/Associate Professor--Language and Cognition

Associate/Full Professor--Speech Physiology

Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor--Clinical Audiology

Clinical Assistant Professor-Adult Neurological Disorders--Completed

Communication Studies

Lecturer -- Media Production

Computer Science

Assistant Professor--Resilient Systems and Software

Assistant Professor--Systems

Lecturer--Computer Science or Informatics


Assistant Professor--Contemporary Dance and Choreography

Grant Wood Fellow in Interdisciplinary Performance: Dance

French & Italian



Gender, Women's & Sexuality Studies

Lecturer (75% time)

Geographical & Sustainability Sciences

Assistant Professor--Global Health Studies


Visiting Assistant Professor

Health & Human Physiology

Assistant/Associate Professor--Human Physiology

Assistant/Associate Professor--Health Promotion/Intervention

Lecturer(s)--Health and Human Physiology

Lecturer--Health Promotion

Lecturer--Therapeutic Recreation (50% time)

Journalism & Mass Communication

Lecturer--Strategic Communication Writing (50% time)

Lecturer--Visual Media (75% time)


Assistant/Associate Professor--Acquisition of Syntax



Visiting Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor


Professor-Director of the School of Music

Assistant Professor--Music Education (Jointly appointed with the College of Education)

Assistant Professor--Music Theory

Visiting Assistant Professor of Music--Voice

Visiting Assistant Professor of Jazz - Piano/Bass

Visiting Professor--Interim Director of Orchestral Studies

Physics & Astronomy

Assistant/Associate Professor--Space Physics

Assistant Professor--Condensed-Matter Materials/Optics (CMO)

Psychological & Brain Sciences

Assistant/Associate Professor--Learning & Neuroplasticity

Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor 

Lecturer--Social or Clinical Psychology

Social Work

Assistant Professor--Gerontology--Completed

Lecturer--Des Moines location


Assistant Professor--Criminology--Closed: will be re-advertised in academic year 2019-20

Spanish & Portuguese


Theatre Arts

Associate Professor of Instruction--Voice

Division of World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures

Lecturer--American Sign Language