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Thank you for your interest in joining the MIU community. We look forward to your contribution. We’re sure you’ll enjoy the unique atmosphere of living and working in a community focused on developing everyone’s full potential. This is the greatest benefit of working at MIU.

Current job openings at MIU are posted on the Staff Openings page.

Open faculty positions are listed on the Faculty Openings page.

Salary/Benefits Package

The salary/benefits package for each staff member is negotiated individually based on the budget for the position, background and experience. More details can be found in our Employee Handbook.

Contact Us

For more information or to apply for a staff position, please check our online application page at: MIU Job Postings.

Maharishi International University offers a supportive, friendly atmosphere in which faculty, students, staff, and administrators can pursue their academic and personal goals. Carefully designed routines are followed that promote rapid growth in every area of life including the twice-daily group practice of the Transcendental Meditation program.

Campus dining halls serve a rich and wholesome organic vegetarian-and-dairy menu three meals each day. In addition to delicious entrees and fresh vegetables and fruits, an organic salad bar, homemade breads and desserts, ice cream, milk, juices, sandwich counter, and hot soups complement the menu.

MIU is located in Fairfield, a small city in southeast Iowa. Despite the rural setting, Fairfield is a vibrant community and offers many of the advantages of big city life without noise, traffic, and pollution. Fairfield contains 40 restaurants, from fast food to fine food, including a wide variety of international cuisine. The Steven Sondheim Center for the Performing Arts in the heart of the city has weekly performances on stage, including concerts, dance, plays, and comedy (see A monthly street festival called the Fairfield Art Walk is known throughout the region and draws large crowds to the town square.

We are dedicated to providing an optimal working and living experience for our faculty and staff by safeguarding a safe and secure environment. MIU has a number of approaches for creating a secure and safe campus which are explained in more details in the Annual Security and Fire Report. A hard copy of the Annual Security Report is available at the Enrollment Center or you can request that a copy be mailed to you by calling (641) 472-1144.

For more information about Fairfield please visit the Fairfield Landing website. This site has useful information including a map of Fairfield. The Fairfield library also has useful links.

Application Process

For more information or to apply for a staff position, contact the Human Resource office at


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