Located in a wooded residential area of Des Moines, Iowa, the Anatomy Department at Des Moines University is currently seeking qualified applicants for its open Faculty Anatomy position.
The Anatomy Department faculty engages our graduate health sciences students in a dynamic evidence-based discipline that fosters a professional environment of scholarly activity and service. Offering instruction in courses and systems in gross anatomy, histology, embryology and neuroanatomy, the Anatomy Department provides the foundation for basic medical sciences and is the keystone of physical diagnosis.
In summary, the expectation for an Anatomy faculty member is to participate in college/university courses for students by teaching or functioning as course coordinator for one or more subjects within the curriculum; seek extramurally funded independent research and participate in academic governance responsibilities. Compensation and lab start up costs are funded by the University and are not dependent on grant funding.
Qualifications include an earned doctorate from an accredited university in a relevant field required; postdoc experience preferred; record of teaching experience in anatomical sciences; demonstrated or potential for successful independent scholarly activity including ability to sustain extramurally funded research program; an excellent communicator both verbally and in writing; basic PC knowledge and skills. Gross anatomy and histology experience highly desirable.
To be eligible for consideration candidates are asked to provide (a) a complete CV (b) detailed letter of interest addressed to the Anatomy Department Chair (c) full contact information for 3 professional references –email, phone and cel phone (d) detailed “statement of teaching philosophy and research interests”. All documents must be submitted online at www.dmu.edu/employment only.
Candidates with questions specific to this position may call Dr. Donald Matz, Department Chair, 515-271-1653.
Resume review and/or interview scheduling will commence immediately and continue until the position is filled.
“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.”