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

Departments and Schools with Faculty searches
Department or School (A-G) Department or School (H-W)
CLAS Administration Health & Human Physiology
Art & Art History Music
Chemistry Physics & Astronomy
Cinematic Arts Psychological & Brain Sciences
Classics Sociology
Communication Sciences & Disorders Statistics & Actuarial Sciences
Computer Science Theatre Arts
English/African American Studies  
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


Art & Art History

Visitor in Painting & Drawing



Assistant/Associate Professor--Physical Chemistry

Assistant Professor--Radiochemistry



Visiting Assistant Professor


Cinematic Arts

Professor (Chair)--Film Studies


Computer Science

Assistant Professor--Open area


Communication Sciences & Disorders

Assistant/Associate Professor--Speech Science

Professor (Chair)--Speech Development & Disorders

Open Rank--Audiology/Hearing Science


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--Sport & Recreation Management

Lecturer--Internship Program Director

Assistant in Instruction--Health and Physical Activity Skills



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 Criminology

Assistant/early Associate Professor--Criminology


Statistics & Actuarial Sciences

Assistant Professor--Data Science


Theatre Arts

Visiting Assistant Professor--Grant Wood Fellow in Directing