Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (OMM) Faculty

Des Moines University is proud to be a place where people come together to create opportunities.  DMU seeks a faculty member in the Department of Osteopathic Clinical Medicine (OCM), Section of Osteopathic Manual Medicine (OMM) who will participate in clinical patient care, academic, scholarly, and service activities.

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.

Qualifications for this position include but are not limited to:

  • Have earned a Doctor of Osteopathy or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from an AOA-accredited college of osteopathic medicine.
  • Hold board eligible status or board certification in OMM/NMM or be board eligible or board certification in another specialty field and possess significant experience in OMM (e.g. completion of an undergraduate OMM fellowship, 0.5 cumulative FTE of teaching in another OMM department).
  • Possess an unblemished professional record for clinical skills/practice and ethical conduct.
  • Be a member in good standing in all appropriate professional and governmental organizations.
  • Possess license to practice in the State of Iowa or be eligible to gain license to practice in the State of Iowa.
  • Have valid state and federal narcotics license or be eligible to gain these licenses.
  • Meet the eligibility requirements for malpractice coverage by the University malpractice insurance carrier.

Qualified candidates are invited to apply by submitting a CV, cover letter and contact information for three professional references to www.dmu.edu/employment.  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 www.dmu.edu/employment.  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


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