Faculty Searches

Current Searches

The College of Liberal Arts & Sciences is currently searching for the tenure-track, clinical-track, and Lecturer faculty positions listed below, with appointments to begin in January or August 2017. The list below is linked to the full texts of position announcements, with directions for applying. This list includes searches that are part of University-wide cluster initiatives in the aging mind and brain, genetics, digital arts, digital humanities, informatics, and obesity, among other positions.

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 2016-17, tenure-track and non-tenure-track, are listed online at http://jobs.uiowa.edu/.  All candidates will apply through the online site; some position announcements also specify materials to be submitted on paper.

Tenure-track, clinical-track, and Lecturer searches are underway in the following departments:

Department or School
Art & Art History Health & Human Physiology
Asian & Slavic Languages & Literatures French & Italian
Biology German
Chemistry Music
Communication Studies Physics & Astronomy
Cinematic Arts Psychological & Brain Sciences
CLAS Administration Social Work
Communication Sciences & Disorders Sociology
Computer Science Rhetoric

Art & Art History

Assistant Professor in Painting/Drawing

Asian & Slavic Languages & Literatures

Lecturer in Chinese

Lecturer in Japanese


Assistant Professor in Informatics (Informatics Cluster)

Lecturer in Non Majors Biology (Large Lecture)


Assistant Professor--Physical/Computational (Informatics Cluster)

Communication Studies

Assistant or Associate Professor--Interpersonal, relational, or family communication

Cinematic Arts

Associate Professor--Film & Video Production

CLAS Administration

Associate Dean of Graduate Education & Outreach (Internal Search Only)

Communication Sciences & Disorders

Associate Professor--Autism Spectrum Disorder (joint appointment with Education)

Clinical Assistant Professor--Child Language

Computer Science

Assistant Professor--Text Analytics (Informatics Cluster)

Assistant Professor--Device Security (Informatics Cluster)

Health & Human Physiology

Full Professor--Exercise Science

French & Italian

Lecturer in Long 18th Century




Assistant Professor--Clarinet

Physics & Astronomy

Assistant Professor--Space Physics

Assistant Professor--Space Based Astronomy

Psychological & Brain Sciences

Assistant Professor--Developmental Science



Social Work

Clinical Assistant Professor--Director of Field Study


Assistant Professor--Criminology