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Established in 1898, Des Moines University is a health sciences university with an inclusive culture of strong shared governance and community involvement.  Des Moines University offers eight graduate programs in its three colleges and state-of-the-art facilities where faculty and staff have exceptional opportunities to learn and collaborate.  Our mission is to improve lives in our global community by educating diverse groups of highly competent and compassionate health professionals.


Learn more: Why DMU? –  Benefits – Living in Des Moines



Equal Opportunity and Nondiscrimination

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”).   For more information please view the EEO is the Law poster.  Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

The University is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities.  If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an email to humanresources@dmu.edu or call 515-271-1484 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

Annual Security Report

In accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), Des Moines University publishes an annual security report and makes it available to all current and prospective students and employees.  The report contains a description of DMU’s safety and security related policy statements and procedures and includes statistics of crimes reported over the past three years to DMU officials about incidents occurring on campus or nearby public property.  The report also includes information about ways to stay safe and report security related incidents.  You may view the current annual security report online or request a printed copy of the report by contacting the building services manager at 515-271-1471.