Faculty Searches

Current Searches

The College of Liberal Arts and 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 and 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

Departments and Schools with Faculty searches
Department or School (A-G) Department or School (H-W)
CLAS Administration Geographical & Sustainability Sciences
Art & Art History Health & Human Physiology
Chemistry Mathematics
Cinematic Arts Music
Classics Physics & Astronomy
Communication Sciences & Disorders Psychological & Brain Sciences
Computer Science Sociology
English/African American Studies Statistics & Actuarial Sciences
English as a Second Language Theatre Arts
  World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures

CLAS Administration

Associate Dean for Research

Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education

Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives--Complete

Associate Dean for the Arts and Humanities--Complete

Associate Dean for the Natural, Mathematical, and Social Sciences--Complete


Art & Art History

Visitor in Painting & Drawing--Complete

Grant Wood Fellow in Painting and Drawing

Grant Wood Fellow in Printmaking



Assistant/Associate Professor--Physical Chemistry

Assistant Professor--Radiochemistry



Visiting Assistant Professor


Cinematic Arts

Professor (Chair)--Film Studies--In progress


Computer Science

Assistant Professor--Open area

Assistant Professor--Open area


Communication Sciences & Disorders

Assistant/Associate Professor--Speech Science

Professor (Chair)--Speech Development & Disorders--Closed

Open Rank--Audiology/Hearing Science

English/African American Studies

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


English as a Second Language

Director of English as a Second Language Programs


Geographical & Sustainability Sciences

Assistant Professor--Geospatial Data Science--In Progress


Health & Human Physiology

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

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

Lecturer--Sport & Recreation Management

Lecturer--Internship Program Director--Complete

Assistant in Instruction--Health and Physical Activity Skills--Complete



Visiting Assistant Professor

Visiting Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor



Assistant Professor--Music Therapy--Complete

Assistant Professor--Orchestra Director


Physics & Astronomy

Assistant Professor--Condensed Matter Physics (experimentalist)--In Progress

Assistant/Associate Professor--Space Physics--In Progress


Psychological & Brain Sciences

Assistant/Associate Professor--Clinical Science--Complete


Sociology and Criminology

Assistant/early Associate Professor--Criminology--Complete


Statistics & Actuarial Sciences

Assistant Professor--Data Science


Theatre Arts

Visiting Assistant Professor--Grant Wood Fellow in Directing--Complete


Division of World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures

Visiting Instructor or Assistant Professor in ASL