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Associate Professor or Professor

The University of Iowa
Iowa City, Iowa
Posted Date
Jul 28, 2023

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The University of Iowa College of Law anticipates hiring multiple entry-level or lateral faculty members, in a search that considers candidates specializing in a broad range of first-year and advanced subjects.

QUALIFICATIONS: Consistent with the mission and responsibilities of a top-tier public research university, we are interested in candidates who are (or have the potential to become) recognized scholars and teachers and who will participate actively in the intellectual life of the College of Law.   In addition, we desire candidates who would bring valuable depth or breadth to the College of Law’s curriculum and to our institutional scholarly profile. We also desire candidates with a demonstrated ability to maintain effective and respectful working relationships with the campus community to uphold a standard of cultural competency and respect for differences in identity and perspective.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Candidates should apply either through the AALS Faculty Recruitment Services or by submitting a letter of interest, CV, a list of three references, and a law school transcript through Jobs@UIOWA, (refer to Requisition #74858).  When submitting their application materials, we invite candidates to draw attention to their strengths with respect to all the qualifications we are seeking.

ABOUT UIOWA: Iowa Law provides the ideal setting for professional growth as a law teacher and legal scholar. As a small school within a Big Ten university, we offer an environment that values community and civility, maximizes collaboration, and encourages exploration across legal fields. As a result, Iowa Law produces graduates who are grounded, collegial, and effective leaders. Iowa Law students learn how to work together and communicate clearly with one another—crucial skills in the legal profession. And as part of a world-class research university, our students and faculty can partner with experts across campus in fields as varied as engineering, the liberal arts, health care, and more—a significant advantage in preparing for legal issues that cross fields of expertise and global borders.

The University of Iowa is a comprehensive public research university known for excellence in research, teaching, and engagement at all levels. A member of the Association of American Universities since 1909 and the Big Ten Conference since 1899, the University of Iowa is home to one of the most acclaimed academic medical centers in the country and is a global leader in the study and craft of writing. Iowa is known for excellence in both the arts and sciences, offering world-class undergraduate, graduate, and professional academic programs in a wide variety of fields. Importantly, the University of Iowa is committed to recruiting and retaining the most talented and diverse faculty and staff, which involves providing opportunities for employees to “Build a Career | Build a Life.” For more information about local work/life resources, including dual-career support, please see:

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth and related conditions), disability, genetic information, status as a U.S. veteran, service in the U.S. military, sexual orientation, gender identity, or associational preferences.

ABOUT IOWA CITY: Founded in 1847, the University of Iowa is located alongside the picturesque Iowa River in Iowa City. The town has a rare combination of urban, metropolitan offerings and affordable, tree-lined neighborhoods. You will find people here who are genuinely interested in each other and in their community. As a UNESCO-designated “City of Literature,” Iowa City attracts renowned authors and up-and-coming writers from all over the globe. Iowa City routinely receives top rankings in multiple categories: one of the top smart places to live; one of the best cities in America for singles; and one of the best small metropolitan areas for doing business. The city is home to numerous Big Ten sporting events. And of course, Iowa City is a site of presidential politics; various points around town are regular stops for candidates during the Iowa Caucuses. For more information about Iowa City, visit Think Iowa City:

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