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Faculty Osteopathic Manual Medicine

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Work type: FT
Location: Des Moines
Categories: Clinical Faculty and Staff, Faculty

Des Moines University brings their core values of honesty, accountability, inclusiveness, wellness, and collaboration to create and support the medical and health science leaders of tomorrow.  

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.


  • 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.

About DMU:

Our employees are what make DMU special, so we treat them well.  Qualified faculty and staff enjoy a generous retirement match, insurance benefits, flexible work arrangements, professional development funding, tuition assistance, access to wellness facilities and programs and so much more. Visit to learn more about our benefits.  

Founded in 1898 in Iowa’s capital city, DMU is a graduate medicine and health sciences university comprising three colleges – College of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine, and College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery – that offer nine graduate degree programs. DMU combines the top advantages in health sciences 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’s DPT Program continues to embrace their mission of preparing graduates as applied movement specialists responsive to the health care needs of diverse populations. 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.

Required Documents:

CV, cover letter, and contact information for three professional references required at time of online submission.  Official transcripts required at time of hire.

Department: Osteopathic Clinical Medicine          Status: Exempt       

Work Schedule: M - F Daytime Hours

Advertised: Central Daylight Time
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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”). The EEO is the Law poster is available here. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

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