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Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine faculty position

by Ed Hagen last modified Oct 03, 2012 07:10 PM expired
The Department of Anatomy at Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine invites applications for a full-time tenure track (or full-time non-tenure track) faculty position. A Ph.D. in anatomy or relevant anatomical science is required. It is preferred that the successful applicant has experience in teaching gross anatomy, histology, and neuroanatomy. In addition, candidates must have excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.

Consistent with the University’s educational mission a commitment to teaching excellence is required.  This position will be filled at the rank commensurate with experience and accomplishments in teaching and scholarly activity.  The successful candidate is also expected to pursue independent scholarly research leading to extramural and/or intramural funding and publication. Candidates whose research interests complement current faculty research in anthropology, morphology or teaching innovation will receive priority. 

Taking great pride in the depth and breadth of its anatomy curriculum, the Department of Anatomy teaching facilities are state-of-the-art and include a recent investment in digitally-equipped dissection laboratory facilities. 

To be eligible for full consideration candidates are requested to submit a cover letter (addressed to Search Chair-Faculty Anatomy) detailing their interest in the position; a current CV; contact information for three professional references and a summary statement regarding their teaching philosophy, scholarly activities and goals using the online applicant tracking system located at   

Des Moines University offers a competitive compensation package and benefits. For a complete job description, faculty benefit summary or for more information on Des Moines University and its various academic programs, please visit 

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Candidates with questions specific to this position may also contact Dr. Donald Matz at 515-271-1653.

“Des Moines University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  The University seeks excellence through diversity among its administrators, faculty, employees and students.  The University prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, creed, religion, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected status.   Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.”

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