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Faculty Physician Assistant

Company: Des Moines University
Location: Des Moines
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Des Moines University is proud to be a place where people come together to create opportunities. -This Faculty position in the Physician Assistant program will impact the future of medicine and healthcare delivery by cultivating a culture of innovation and excellence through working 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. For over 120 years, we have shared a singular mission to develop distinctive health professionals committed to health promotion, knowledge discovery, and service to the community. This is an exceptional time to join our team as we move to our new state-of-the-art campus in West Des Moines in fall 2023.
All faculty positions include teaching, scholarly activity, and service responsibilities, and may or may not
Education and/or Experience:


  • Physician Assistant candidates must be a graduate from an accredited physician assistant program and currently NCCPA-certified.
  • Physician Assistant candidates must possess or be willing to attain a Master's degree within an agreed-upon time period.
  • Non-Physician Assistant candidates require a minimum of a Master's degree in a health-related field.
  • Candidates should have at least five years of clinical experience, if applicable.
  • Previous academic experience is preferred. -
  • If applicable, candidates must possess or be eligible for Iowa licensure in their respective field and maintain an active license while on faculty at Des Moines University.

    Essential skills:

    • -Read, interpret, analyze and apply scientific and technical literature.
    • Write articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format.
    • Effectively present information to students, peers, administrators, and the community.
    • Constructively respond to inquiries and/or complaints from students, regulatory agencies, and/or members of the professional community.
    • Demonstrate effective written, verbal, and non-verbal communication skills.
    • Demonstrate interpersonal, organizational, and time management skills.


      • Exhibit commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusivity.

        About DMU:
        Our employees are what make DMU special, so we treat them well! - Our Total Rewards reflect this commitment. Qualified faculty and staff enjoy outstanding health/medical benefits, a generous retirement match, flexible work arrangements, tuition assistance, professional development funding, and access to wellness facilities with programs that promote a well-balanced lifestyle. - Visit dmu.edu/employment to learn more about our benefits. - -
        Founded in 1898, Des Moines University is a premier medical and health sciences institution comprising three colleges- College of Osteopathic Medicine, College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, and College of Health Sciences - offering nine graduate degree programs. Join us as we impact the future of medicine and healthcare in our new state-of-the-art campus opening in West Des Moines in 2023.
        Required Documents:
        CV, cover letter, and contact information for three professional references required at time of online submission. Apply at www.dmu.edu/employment.
        Department: Physician Assistant - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
        Status: Exempt
        Work Schedule: -8-5:00 Monday thru Friday
        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"). Applications from candidates from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

Keywords: Des Moines University, Des Moines , Faculty Physician Assistant, Other , Des Moines, Iowa

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