For more than a century Simpson College has played a vital role in the educational, cultural, intellectual, political and religious life of the United States. Founded in 1860 and named to honor Methodist Bishop Matthew Simpson (1811-1884), Simpson College is a nationally recognized, regional comprehensive college. Affiliated with the United Methodist Church, the college is non-sectarian in spirit and accepts students without regard for race, creed, or national origin.
Although the heart of the college remains grounded in the liberal arts tradition, Simpson College is dedicated to excellence in higher education in its many contemporary forms. About 1500 students live and attend class on Simpson’s home campus twelve miles south of Des Moines in Indianola, Iowa. An additional five hundred students attend classes at campuses in West Des Moines and Ankeny, Iowa. The college offers B.A., B.M., M.A.C.J. and M.A.T. degrees.
The faculty at Simpson College seek colleagues who share their enthusiasm for liberal learning, critical thinking, teaching innovation, and excellence in the classroom, laboratory, performance hall and studio.
If you have questions about teaching at Simpson College as you tour our website, please contact me.
Vice President and Dean for Academic Affairs
Quick links for prospective faculty:
- Mission Statement
- Quick Facts
- Campus Map
- Employment Opportunities
- International Guide to Iowa
- Relationship to the United Methodist Church