Temple University, Office of Physician & Faculty Recruitment

Stroke/Vascular Neurologist

Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
Posted Date 7 months ago(5/10/2022 4:09 PM)
Specialty Area

Summary of Position

The Department of Neurology at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University is accepting applications from fellowship trained Stroke/Vascular Neurologists interested in joining a newly appointed Stroke Services Director within a rapidly expanding program in the role of Academic Stroke/Vascular Neurologist. Academic rank and compensation commensurate with experience.


In addition to a competitive salary, and comprehensive suite of benefits – including a generous 403b retirement match, health, dental, vision, life, malpractice, paid vacation, CME, and more – the position offers:

  • a uniquely supportive practice environment strengthened by Temple’s mission-driven culture to provide and promote world class patient care, research, and teaching;
  • individual career development, and collegiality among faculty members;
  • a predictable schedule with flexibility to create your own areas of focus within the program; and
  • the chance to influence the development of the service line during a period of rapid growth.

 The Temple University Stroke program is a Joint Commission Comprehensive Stroke Center that participates in the Get With The Guidelines Stroke Program and has consistently achieved Gold Plus and Target Stroke Honor Roll Elite status. It has an active program of clinical trials though its affiliation with STOKENET (NIH funded). The Stroke Service sees 800-1000 cerebrovascular related admissions per year; the formal stroke prevention clinic uses evidenced based guidelines for risk factor modification; and a Telestroke/Telemedicine network for acute stroke consults provides coverage to neighboring community and rural hospitals.   


The Neurosciences Center at Temple University Hospital is one of the Philadelphia region's best facilities for the treatment of neurological disorders. The mission-driven culture, state-of-the-art diagnostic center, clinical trials and basic science/translational research all contribute to a wide range of advanced treatment options for patients.  The incoming Stroke/Vascular neurologist would work closely with a collaborative team that includes other vascular neurologists, neurology trained neuro-critical care providers, vascular neurosurgeons, advanced practice nurses, and neurology residents. 


Our highly skilled neurology and neurosurgery faculty are committed to providing:

  • education that is patient-centered, instilling in learners the School’s ethic of human service and lifelong learning;
  • research that advances and integrates basic and clinical science; and
  • patient care that is administered with compassion and understanding, utilizing contemporary knowledge and techniques.

 Several of our physicians have been consistently selected by their peers as "Top Doctors," both locally and nationally. Working together, our neurologists and neurosurgeons use the latest protocols and state-of-the-art equipment, including the Leksell Gamma Knife® 4C and the Elekta Synergy® S, to diagnose and develop individualized treatment plans for the full range of neurological problems. 


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Candidate Qualifications:

  • M.D., D.O. or Foreign Equivalent
  • Board Certification or Eligibility in Neurology, and Stroke/Vascular Neurology
  • Unrestricted medical license and DEA in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, or the ability to obtain one prior to their start date
  • A strong interest in developing a vibrant clinical practice, medical education and clinical research.
  • Demonstrates sensitivity to the culture, needs, and aspirations of the community.

 Procedure for Candidacy

To be considered for this position applicants must complete the online application.


Please note that your application will not be considered complete until you have submitted all the required documents and information including: a curriculum vitae; a personal statement summarizing your experience, qualifications, and career goals; and three professional references, including names and contact information.  A statement describing participation in activities that promote diversity and inclusion and/or plans to make future contributions is strongly encouraged. 


Please address your application to:  Paul Katz, MD, Chair of Neurology, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University C/O Jessica N. Vega, Senior Physician/Faculty Recruiter, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University.


The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.


We are especially interested in qualified candidates from diverse backgrounds and under-represented groups. For more information about our commitment to diversity at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine, please visit OHEDI


COVID-19 vaccinations are required for employment at Temple University, unless granted a religious or medical exemption (see www.temple.edu/coronavirus)


Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities.




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