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Des Moines University
Des Moines, IA, United States
21 days ago
Des Moines University
Des Moines, Iowa, United States
21 days ago


Des Moines University seeks a faculty member in the Department of Specialty Medicine who will be responsible for provision of educational lectures, laboratories and other educational modalities, consistent with the Surgical scope of practice. In addition to the duties assigned by the University, this physician is expected to maintain a clinical practice outside of the University Clinic System. This is a part-time (0.3 FTE) academic Surgery position with the focus entirely on the education of students.  There are no assigned clinical responsibilities with this position.

Founded in 1898 in Iowa’s capital city, DMU is a graduate medicine and health sciences university comprising three colleges – College of Osteopathic Medicine, College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, and College of Health Sciences – that offer nine graduate degree programs. DMU combines the top advantages in medical education: expert faculty, a rigorous and relevant curriculum, a dynamic and diverse research environment and a supportive, inclusive community of students and faculty active in learning and service. By consistently producing outstanding graduates who excel in their careers, DMU maintains one of the strongest reputations in the sphere of American medical and public health education.  In addition, the University will relocate to a new campus in West Des Moines, tentatively in 2023, that will serve as an innovative model for medical and health sciences education for the nation and beyond.

Qualified candidates are invited to apply by submitting a CV, cover letter and contact information for three professional references to  CV review and/or interview scheduling will commence immediately and continue until position is filled.

For a more complete job description, fulltime benefit summary or more information on Des Moines University and/or its programs, visit  Des Moines University is a tobacco- and smoke-free campus environment, and the use of tobacco products anywhere on University/Clinic property is prohibited.

Des Moines University is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, ethnicity, creed, religion, age, disability, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, veteran status, genetic information and other characteristics protected by law (“protected class”). Applications from candidates from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.


Qualifications for this position include but are not limited to:

  • D. O. degree from a COCA accredited college of osteopathic medicine or M.D. degree from LCME accredited school of allopathic medicine.
  • Current board certification in Surgery or Surgical Specialty or appropriate sub-specialty boards.
  • Prior academic experience in a medical school setting or residency training program highly desirable.
  • Four or more years of experience in a surgical practice required.
  • Possess a license to practice in the State of Iowa or be eligible to gain a license to practice in the State of Iowa.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 58066509
  • Location:
    Des Moines, Iowa, United States
  • Position Title: Faculty Surgery 0.3 FTE
  • Company Name: Des Moines University
  • Job Function: Academic Surgery
  • Job Type: Part-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: DO
  • Min Experience: 5-7 Years

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