From the health sciences to the arts, our aim is to provide a diverse and technologically advanced community where all can work together to achieve excellence. On our beautiful campus spanning the Iowa River, our faculty and staff enjoy access to an array of cultural, educational, and recreational activities.
The University of Iowa welcomes and encourages applications from women, minorities, veterans, mature workers and persons with disabilities. If assistance is needed with completion of the application, please use the Contact Us form so your questions can be directed to the appropriate department, and we may assist you in the most efficient manner possible.
Faculty members at The University of Iowa are distinguished scholars, teachers and researchers. Iowa has a traditional tenure track, clinical track and shorter term positions.
Merit employment at The University of Iowa includes clerical, technical, craft, trade and service area jobs. Qualifications for these positions range from the ability to read, write and follow instructions, to specific licenses, educational requirements and/or specified years of prior related experience.
Postdoctoral Scholars at The University of Iowa are recognized as persons engaged primarily in research, as part of a continuum of post-Baccalaureate education and training, unique from either students or faculty members. Opportunities are available for Postdoctoral Research Scholars and Postdoctoral Research Fellows.
Professional & Scientific employment at The University of Iowa requires skills and advanced knowledge gained through higher education or specific work experience. This category encompasses a broad range of positions including, but not limited to, Accounting, Administration, Engineering, Information Technology, Health Care, Research and Management.
Research Interns at the University of Iowa are those individuals who seek training, experience and mentoring in a research setting; plan to pursue a graduate or professional degree in science, medicine or a related field; and have US citizenship or permanent residency. The internship allows them to work in the lab of a distinguished PI at a major national research institution, providing invaluable experience and preparation for commencement of advanced studies.
Professional & Scientific employment available only to existing P&S or Merit staff. The category encompasses a broad range of positions in Accounting, Administration, Engineering, Information Technology, Research and Management.
Students who wish to work while attending The University of Iowa will find many job opportunities both on the University campus and in the Iowa City/Coralville community.
Nearly 14,000 full-time staff and about 2,500 part-time employees have made The University of Iowa their employer of choice. Each of these extraordinary people has a unique story to tell.
Ombudsperson: it's not a name that slides easily off the tongue. And it's a position about which there are many misconceptions. But Cynthia Joyce, the University's full-time professional ombudsperson, wants to make it clear that those seeking assistance resolving conflicts can be assured of confidentiality and neutrality from her and her colleagues in the Office of the Ombudsperson.
Law professor John-Mark Stensvaag has a theory about career direction: that people often pursue jobs in their parent's second-favorite subject area.
For someone who as a youth couldn't unload her Girl Scout cookies, Jane Schildroth seems to have gotten the hang of making a strong sales pitch. "It is somewhat funny--I was never able to sell my allotment of tickets to the high school play, that kind of thing," says Schildroth, director of corporate and community relations in the University of Iowa Pomerantz Career Center. "Now my job is to sell The University of Iowa to employers."