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Visiting Assistant Professor in Photography 2021-22

The University of Iowa School of Art and Art History seeks applications for a 75% Visiting Assistant Professor of Photography for the 2021-22 academic year.  The position receives full benefits.  The successful candidate will teach three courses per semester in The University of Iowa School of Art & Art History, Studio Art Division.    

Required Qualifications:

The applicant will have received an MFA in photography in hand by the start date, have evidence of a national exhibition record, and demonstration of a promising program of creative development using photography as a mode of creative expression and experimentation. Applicant will have university level teaching experience as either a graduate Instructor of Record or college/university instructor, and the ability to teach introductory courses in both darkroom and digital technologies.

Desirable Qualifications:

Understanding of a variety of conceptual approaches in the teaching of photography; proficiency in critical theory 


Candidates should submit applications online at: https://jobs.uiowa.edu/

Search Requisition number 74216

Review of applications will begin on July 27th, 2021. 

Applications must include:

  • C.V. including phone number, email, mailing and website addresses, as well as courses taught.
  • Letter of interest
  • One-page artist’s statement
  • Link to artist’s website providing digital documentation of recent work(at least 20 images with slides/description of work)
  • 3 professional references – names and contact information only

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. The University also affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities and equal access to University facilities. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply for all employment vacancies.

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