Monday, February 22, 2021

Lateral Hiring Announcement: Iowa Law - Health Law/Policy and Environmental Law

The University of Iowa College of Law anticipates hiring one lateral faculty member in the Health Law and Policy area and one lateral faculty member in the Environmental Law area.

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 life of the College of Law.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: To apply, candidates should submit a letter of interest, CV, a list of three references, and a law school transcript through Jobs@UIOWA,, refer to Requisition #74104.  The University of Iowa College of Law is deeply committed to a community of excellence, equity, and diversity and welcomes applications from women, underrepresented minorities, persons with disabilities, LGBTQI+ individuals, and other candidates who will contribute to the diversification and enrichment of ideas and perspectives. Candidates who can contribute to these goals are encouraged to apply and to identify their strengths in this area.

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 quietly effective leaders. Iowa Law students learn how to work together and communicate effectively 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, public policy, 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, as well as globally recognized leadership 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, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

ABOUT IOWA CITY: Founded in 1847, the Universe 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’ll find people here who are genuinely interested in each other and their community. It’s invigorating—and a wonderful place to live. Iowa City routinely receives top rankings in multiple categories: one of the best small metropolitan areas for doing business; one of the best cities in America for singles; and one of the top smart places to live. In Iowa City there’s always something to do. The city is home to numerous Big Ten sporting events. Known for renowned authors and up-and-comers from all over the globe, UNESCO has designated Iowa City a “City of Literature”—one of only seven in the world. 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:

For questions, please contact Faculty Appointments Committee at:

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