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Resident Assistant West Des Moines
Des Moines University hosts the Health P.A.S.S. (Health Professions Advanced Summer Scholars) program for undergraduate students from underrepresented/disadvantaged backgrounds who are interested in pursuing medical/health professions. Ten individuals will be identified for the 2024 Health P.A.S.S. class. The Resident Assistant serves as a DMU representative, mentor evening/weekend on-site contact person, and van driver while the participants are in West Des Moines.
Faculty Physician Assistant West Des Moines
Work collaboratively with the Program Director, program faculty and staff, and other university departments to create and maintain an exceptional educational program for physician assistant students. All faculty positions include teaching, scholarly activity, and service responsibilities, and may or may not include clinical opportunities.
Assistant/Associate Professor Microbiology and Immunology West Des Moines
Participate in college or university courses for students, conduct research or other scholarly/creative endeavors, and participate in academic governance/service responsibilities.
Administrative Assistant West Des Moines
This position provides administrative support to the COM Associate Dean of Academic Assessment, Quality and Improvement. Duties include but are not limited to: schedule/calendar management, meeting coordination, record keeping, database management, travel arrangement, assistance with collecting data and putting together reports and compliance tracking. This position also supports coordination of COM development events and document management related to COM professional development events. In addition to the support role, this position tracks and creates reports that are essential for assessment and accreditation. It requires a high level of organizational skills with the ability to coordinate and lead projects as well as data analysis with advanced skills in Excel, database construction and creating forms in Adobe, Google and Word. Some experience with PowerBI and Tableu is preferred.
Grants Specialist and Partnership Manager West Des Moines
The position supports the Executive Director of Research in managing internal grant programs and partnerships. The incumbent manages the lifecycle of sponsored program administration, including identification of funding sources, grant, and contract proposal assistance, grant writing assistance, development and review, proposal submission, grant and contract negotiation, sub-award issuance, and post-award administration (both financial and non-financial) related to funding provided in the form of gifts, grants, cooperative agreements, and contracts from external funding sources (e.g., federal agencies, state agencies, private companies, or foundations) that provide support for research, teaching, and learning, and service mission of the University.
Physical Therapy Assistant PRN Des Moines
Perform physical therapy treatments and services as established by a physical therapist. Provide education to patients and caregivers, students, and the community on the profession of physical therapy.
Postdoctoral Researcher West Des Moines
The Postdoctoral Research Assistant will work under the direction of PI Heather Garvin, PhD, D-ABFA on a project focused on saw mark analyses on bone, as it relates to dismemberment trauma. This full-time position is funded by NIJ-award (15PNIJ-23-GG-04215-SLFO) for two years calendrical years (April 1, 2024 start date, but start date is negotiable).
Faculty Internal Medicine (.6) West Des Moines
Position is for a part-time academic Internal Medicine position. The position would average anywhere between 12 and 24 hours per week (up to .6 FTE) depending on the availability and preference of the candidate(s). Position reports to the Chair of the Department of Osteopathic Clinical Medicine. This physician is responsible, along with the Osteopathic Clinical Medicine faculty, for provision of educational lectures, laboratories and other educational modalities to support the educational priorities of the department and University.
Faculty Public Health West Des Moines
Teaches courses in the MPH and/or MHA program curricula, conducts research, and participates in academic governance responsibilities.
Faculty Emergency Medicine (.5) West Des Moines
Position is for a part time (0.5 FTE) academic Faculty position. Position reports to the Chairperson of the Department of Osteopathic Clinical Medicine. This position is responsible for supporting the educational priorities of the department and University.
Standardized Patient West Des Moines
In a clinical-like setting (in-person or online), portrays cases similar to what learners would encounter in actual clinical settings. Simulated patients are expected to consistently and accurately portray trained cases including typical emotions, behaviors and symptoms. Responsible for memorizing a script and recalling actions performed by learners to document performance and skill level of each learner consistently and accurately. Case portrayals may include communication, physical examination or both. Simulated patients may also provide feedback and/or assess learners using specific measurement tools. Participation in group or individual training is expected in order to prepare for case portrayal. Work hours are variable and on an on-call basis.
Athletic Trainer PRN West Des Moines
Athletic Trainers are healthcare providers who specialize in providing primary care, injury and illness prevention, wellness promotion and education, emergent care, examination and clinical diagnosis, and rehabilitation of injuries and medical conditions.
Associate Dean Clinical Affairs West Des Moines
The position of Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs will oversee all aspects of student clinical activities including 3rd- and 4th-year clinical rotation management. The position requires oversight and execution of academic, administrative, financial and public relation functions of the College of Osteopathic Medicine (COM) Clinical Affairs department that includes recruitment of new sites, student placement at clinical rotation sites, assisting in preceptor professional development, securing/renewing affiliation agreements, and ensuring compliance with Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA) standards related to student clinical rotations. This position will oversee the Clinical Affairs staff and will provide direction of continuous quality improvement plans. This position reports directly to the COM Dean and is subject to an administrative contract.
Dean College Osteopathic Medicine West Des Moines
The Dean of the College of Osteopathic Medicine (COM) provides collaborative and consultative leadership and management in all facets of College operations. The Dean's primary responsibilities include the academic oversight of faculty, staff, and educational programming, including curriculum, planning, and management of the operating budget. The Dean develops and implements innovative strategies and policies to promote the growth of the College's prestige and recognition in medical, biomedical, research, and clinical program excellence. Reporting to the President, the Dean serves as a member of the Executive Leadership Team, ensuring the development and implementation of the strategic plan for the College in alignment with the academic enterprise as outlined by the Board of Trustees and the President. The Dean represents the College and University in the public and professional community.
Faculty Basic Sciences (Anatomy) West Des Moines
Participate in college or university courses for students, seek extramurally funded independent research and participate in academic governance responsibilities as elected by the faculty or to which appointed.

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Nonexempt employees applying for permanent positions please review the Union Contract, Article XVIII (18) Seniority, Section 5: Work Force Change

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