Temple University, Office of Physician & Faculty Recruitment

Infectious Disease- Faculty Opportunities

Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
Posted Date 1 week ago(9/19/2022 10:15 PM)
Specialty Area
Infectious Disease-Medicine

Summary of Position

The Department of Medicine at Temple Health is seeking qualified candidates for faculty positions in the Section of Infectious Diseases. Successful candidates must be fellowship trained in Infectious Diseases from an ACGME accredited program. Preference will be given to applicants with a specific interest in transplant ID, antibiotic stewardship, and/or infection prevention.


The Section of Infectious Diseases at Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University is dedicated to the highest ideals of teaching, clinical care, and advancement of the science of Infectious Diseases. The eleven faculty members and seven fellows see patients at Temple University Hospital, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Temple University Hospital Bone Marrow Transplant Center, and various clinics on the Temple campus. The Section has broad expertise in all aspects of Infectious Diseases, including HIV care and infectious complications of transplantation. The Section offers potential candidates a uniquely supportive practice environment emphasizing mentorship, individual career development, and collegiality among faculty members.


Clinical responsibilities include but are not limited to inpatient ID consultations and outpatient ID clinics. In addition to teaching Infectious Diseases in the hospital, there will be some teaching of preclinical medical students.


Candidate Qualifications

• M.D. or D.O.
• Completed a residency in Internal Medicine and a fellowship in Infectious Diseases
• Board Certified in Internal Medicine and BE/BC in Infectious Disease
• Qualified candidates at the Assistant and Associate Professor levels will be considered
• Possession of or eligible to receive an unrestricted medical license in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania


Temple Health, one of Philadelphia's leading academic medical centers, is home to more than 1,000 physicians and scientists who share the mission of bringing innovative treatments to patients. Giving our patients access to some of the world's most advanced therapies — and helping them achieve outcomes once thought impossible — is the driving force for all our clinical care, research, and medical education.


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Procedure for Candidacy

To be considered for this position, you must complete an online application. Your application will not be complete until you submit all the required documents and information. All documents must be in PDF format.


Application materials should include a curriculum vitae, a personal statement stating your qualifications and professional goals, three professional references, names/contact information, and 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 Rafik Samuel, MD, Professor of Medicine, Section Chief, Infectious Disease, C/O Michael R. Lester, Assistant Dean, Physician/Faculty Recruitment & Retention, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, Email: michael.lester@tuhs.temple.edu


Dr. Samuel will attend Infectious Disease week in Washington, DC, and will be available to interview candidates on-site from October 19-21.


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).

The University is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute through their research, teaching, and/or service to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. 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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