The Department of Physiology & Pharmacology at Des Moines University invites applicants for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. Qualifications include training and expertise in physiology or a closely related field. Desirable applicants should be able to compliment the current departmental teaching and research emphasis in CARDIOVASCULAR SCIENCEand/orNEUROSCIENCE.
The department seeks candidates with an interest in contributing to the university’s mission of educating diverse groups of highly competent and compassionate health professionals. The successful candidate must possess the knowledge and skills necessary to contribute to this mission through the teaching of physiology to medical and health professional students.
Des Moines University is also committed to advancing its research enterprise and fostering an environment conducive to individual and collaborative scholarly success. Therefore, desirable applicants should be able to demonstrate the potential to develop an innovative and extramurally funded research program and provide research training to students enrolled in the Master’s in Biomedical Sciences graduate program.
Please submit a (1) letter of application, (2) CV, (3) concise statement of teaching interests/educational philosophy, and (4) well-defined research plan including specific aims/research objectives to www.dmu.edu/employment. Review of applications will begin 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 an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, ethnicity, creed, religion, age, disability, sex, 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.
Candidates should have a Ph.D. or equivalent in physiology or a related field plus a minimum of three years of postdoctoral training. Compensation and lab start-up costs are funded by the University and are not dependent on grant funding.
Founded in 1898 in Iowa’s capital city, Des Moines University is a postgraduate medical university comprised of three colleges – College of Osteopathic Medicine, College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery and College of Health Sciences– offering a total of eight graduate degree programs. Des Moines University combines the top advantages in medical education available today: an expert faculty, a rig...orous and relevant curriculum, state-of-the-art facilities, a dynamic and diverse research environment, and a vibrant community of students and faculty active in learning and service. Named a “Great College to Work For” by the Chronicle of Higher Education and a “Top Iowa Workplace” by the Des Moines Register in 2016, Des Moines University continues its vision of being a leader in innovative health education that promotes life-long learning.
We believe that good health is the cornerstone of progress. We are firm in our resolve to make exemplary health care accessible and affordable to all, dedicated to lowering the high rate of cardiovascular disease, including stroke, in minority populations and committed to advocacy and diversity. We are guided by ethical principles in all transactions and strive for excellence in our training and skills.