A great place to advance your career
At Des Moines University, we are proud to be a partner in our local community and a global leader in health sciences education. We emphasize an inclusive culture and strong shared governance to amplify each of our employees’ voices and work. The University offers nine graduate programs within three colleges 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.
Named one of The Des Moines Register's Top Workplaces for 2021
At Des Moines University, you can personally impact the future of health care.
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The DMU Experience
Employee benefits: We take care of our own
Our employees are what make DMU special, so we treat them well! Staff and faculty enjoy a 10% retirement match, flexible work arrangements, professional development funding, tuition assistance and waivers, on-site Wellness Center and so much more.
Diversity at DMU: Your culture creates ours
Cultural competency is part of the personal and professional development that happens at DMU. Our campus environment is shaped by individuals who bring cultural differences, life experiences and distinct characteristics.
The health care provider students are gathered around the patient, who came into the emergency room complaining of heartburn and chest discomfort. They are beginning to feel anxious because the patient said her discomfort is becoming worse, and she now has …
Maranda Chapin Stohr, D.P.T.’19, ATC, was in the second grade when initial news of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on the twin towers of the World Trade Center in New York City and the Pentagon just outside Washington, DC, came …
The bottom line of an article by a DMU faculty member and students recently published in the Journal of Forensic Sciences, “Sex estimation of the subadult ilium prior to acetabular fusion,” is that in in the forensic skeletal analyses of …
A health profession that helps individuals develop, adapt, recover, improve and maintain the skills to allow them to live life to the fullest has pushed Diana Feldhacker, O.T.D., out of her comfort zone more than once. It’s led her to …
Becoming a physician was always the long-term plan of Adam Bertroche, D.O.’17. After graduating from Luther College in Decorah, IA, with a bachelor of science degree in biology and working for a year for a medical electronic records company, he …
“For literally half of my life, DMU has been a constant for me. It has given me so much. It's been said that it is every man's obligation to put back into the world the equivalent of what he takes out of it. I will never be able to give back to DMU what it has given me, but I will continue to share how special Des Moines University is to me.”
Traci Bush, D.P.T., OTR/L, DHS
Chair, Program Director and Associate Professor, Doctor of Physical Therapy Program
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, 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. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.