Submitted: 5 January 2023
Department: Anatomy
Institution: Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine
Job type: Tenure-track
Apply by: 1 March 2023
Application URL:

Summary: The Department of Anatomy in the College of Osteopathic Medicine at Des Moines University is is seeking a qualified individual for a 12-month, open-rank, tenure-track faculty member. This individual will participate in teaching graduate-level students in various medical and allied-health fields, maintain scholarly activity and/or seek extramurally funded independent research, and serve in academic governance responsibilities.

The successful candidate must have a PhD in Anatomy or related field (by anticipated start date July 1, 2023). Candidates must also have at least one year of experience teaching in the anatomical sciences, including cadaver-based gross anatomy. Preference will be given to those with neuroanatomy experience. Scholarly activity in the form of educational research would also be considered beneficial. To learn more about the anatomy department faculty and curriculum visit: The full job description, additional benefits information, and application portal is available at

To apply: All applications must go through DMU’s online submission portal: A curriculum vitae, cover letter, contact information for three professional references (letters may be requested at a later date), and a one-page teaching philosophy are required at time of online submission. The teaching philosophy should provide evidence of the candidate’s effective teaching practices as well as their demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusivity in teaching and mentoring students. Application review will begin immediately, and position will remain open until filled.

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, or other characteristics protected by law (“protected class”). Applications from candidates from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

Questions regarding the position can be directed to the Chair of the search committee: [email protected].

Copyright © 2024 American Association of Biological Anthropologists.
Site programming and administration: Ed Hagen, Department of Anthropology, Washington State University