Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm. Call every six weeks
Summary: As faculty member in the College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery will participate in academic, clinical patient care, scholarly, and service activities within the College, University and community.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities: Duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Provide academic instruction to students of the College and other programs in the University.
Direct and administer courses including the submission of grades in the College curriculum.
Supervise and provide student clinical education and instruction in the University clinic (DMU Foot and Ankle Service) and affiliated patient care facilities.
Maintain a clinical practice affiliated with the University in support of the educational requirements of the College and the clinic.
Participate in the call and coverage requirements of the clinic's outpatient and in-hospital patients as assigned by the Dean or designee.
Complete academic and clinical evaluations of students on a timely basis.
Direct research of students working for advanced clinical degrees.
Conduct research and present findings in professional publications, poster abstracts and podium abstracts.
Perform related duties such as: advising students on academic requirements and continued medical education; serve as an advisor to student organizations; and participate in community outreach programs and functions.
Serve on faculty and/or professional or other committees as appropriate to advance the business of the College and the University, as approved by the Department Chair and Dean, and in alignment with faculty FTE assignment.
Present topics of interest at professional meetings.
Participate in the interview process for candidates submitting application to the College.
Submit quarterly work effort reports and submit an annual summary report of work effort related to faculty performance elements to the Office of the Dean.
Advance scientific and educational expertise by attending continuing scientific education activities and faculty development programs on a continuous basis.
Complete an annual self-appraisal including achievement of goals and establishing goals for the forthcoming academic year. The faculty member will meet with the Dean to finalize annual goals.
Participate in and successfully complete all DMU Clinic and University required training including, but not limited to discrimination/harassment and code of conduct, BLS, Mandatory Reporting, Bloodborne Pathogens, etc.
Performs other job related duties and special projects as assigned.
Participate in College strategic planning, assessment and accreditation activities.
Potential for administrative role in the College.
Supervisory Responsibilities: Directly supervise students within the College and other programs in the University. Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.
Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience: Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree required.
Must be residency trained; must possess board qualification or certification by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery (ABFAS) or the American Board of Podiatric Medicine (ABPM).
Prior academic experience desirable. Must be in good standing among all professional and governmental organizations.
Must be eligible for malpractice coverage by the guidelines of the University's malpractice carrier.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Must possess a current license or be able to gain licensure to practice podiatric medicine in the state of Iowa.
Must have a valid state and federal narcotics license or be eligible to gain license.
Essential Skills: Excellent communications, interpersonal, organizational, time management and presentation skills.
Commitment to diversity and inclusivity.
Participate in and successfully complete all University required training including, but not limited to discrimination/harassment and code of conduct. Demonstrated commitment to the principles of diversity and inclusivity.
Required Documents/Other Requirements: CV, Cover Letter and Contact Information for Three References required at time of submission.
Internal Number: 492356
About Des Moines University
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 – that offer eight graduate degree programs. Des Moines University combines the top advantages in medical education available today: an expert faculty, a rigorous and relevant curriculum, state-of-the-art facilities, a dynamic and diverse research environment, and a supportive, inclusive community of students and faculty active in learning and service. By consistently producing outstanding graduates who excel in their careers, DMU maintains one of the strongest reputations in the sphere of American medical education.