Temple University, Office of Physician & Faculty Recruitment

Otolaryngologist - Comprehensive with Otology Interest

Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
Posted Date 2 months ago(12/6/2022 11:08 AM)
Specialty Area

Summary of Position

The Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University is seeking a comprehensive otolaryngologist with a strong interest in otology.  The successful candidate will be board eligible or board-certified in otolaryngology-head & neck surgery.  Applicants with advanced otology fellowship training are encouraged to apply. 


A strong commitment to patient care, resident & medical student education, as well as clinical research is required.  This individual has the opportunity to grow a robust comprehensive otolaryngology practice to include a 50% appointment at the Wilmington Veteran’s Administration Hospital and assuming an established otology practice.  The position provides a leadership role as Chief of Otolaryngology-HNS at the VA with exciting opportunities for programmatic builds, leadership development, and community outreach.


The successful candidate will be joining an exceptional otolaryngology program steeped in history dating back to the early 1900’s when Dr. Chevalier Jackson emerged as the “father of endoscopy”, pioneering the field of laryngology to include foreign body removal.  This innovative spirit, dedication to clinical excellence, commitment to teaching, and pursuit of knowledge continues in the Department today.  Our faculty spans the entire depth and breadth of the field to include head and neck surgery, laryngology, otology, neurotology, skull base surgery, rhinology, allergy, sleep medicine, facial plastics & reconstructive surgery as well as pediatric otolaryngology. Many are recognized as national and international experts in their respective subspecialty.  Together Temple Otolaryngology provides personalized, compassionate, and cutting-edge, multi-disciplinary care to patients and their families. 


Additional information about Temples Department of Otolaryngology – H&N Surgery can be found HERE


Minimum Candidate Qualifications

  • M.D., D.O. or foreign equivalent
  • Board certification or eligibility through the American Board of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery.
  • Ability to obtain an unrestricted medical license from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania prior to employment
  • Credentials for appointment at the level of Assistant/Associate Professor

In addition to a competitive salary and comprehensive suite of benefits – including a generous 403b retirement match, health, dental, vision, life, malpractice, tuition remission, CME, and more – the position offers a uniquely supportive practice environment strengthened by Temple’s mission-driven culture to provide and promote world class equitable patient care, research, and medical education. The program also provides mentorship opportunities for new faculty.  Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.


Procedure for Candidacy


In order to be considered for this position, you must complete an online application. Your application will not be considered complete and until you have submitted all of the required documents and information. 


Please address all applications to: Cecelia Schmalbach, MD, MSc, FACS, M.D., David Myers, MD Professor and Chair, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University (LKSOM), C/O Michael Lester, Assistant Dean, Physician/Faculty Recruitment and Retention. 


For confidential inquires and or questions about the opportunity please contact Michael Lester, Assistant Dean, Physician/Faculty Recruitment and Retention, LKSOM, Email: michael.lester@tuhs.temple.edu


Temple Health refers to the health, education and research activities carried out by the affiliates of Temple Health and by the Katz School of Medicine. Temple University Health System (TUHS) is a $2.5 billion academic health system dedicated to providing access to quality patient care and supporting excellence in medical education and research. TUHS is a progressive and innovative organization. Within the past year, it has earned national and regional accolades for excellence in healthcare. Among these recognitions are the Philadelphia “Employer of Choice” (the only healthcare provider named), Forbes “Best in State”, Healthcare Equality Index Leader, Nursing Magnet, and Leapfrog “A” Safety Grade. These honors speak to the proud team culture of TUHS.


The Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University is dedicated to excellence in education, research, and patient care, achieved by faculty, staff, and learners who represent and serve its diverse society. With more than 13,000 alumni, LKSOM has trained a significant proportion of the physician base in the Pennsylvania-New Jersey-Delaware region. Reflecting the excellent quality of a Temple medical education, the MD graduates are highly regarded by competitive residency training programs. They have made significant career contributions to both medical practice and medical research. Many have become department chairpersons, deans, and vice presidents of major academic medical centers.


Katz School of Medicine has 27 basic science and clinical departments, comprising over 900 full-and part-time faculty, over 900 volunteer faculty, and more than 500 additional staff.


Temple Faculty Physicians is made up of more than 500 dually employed physicians who are the cornerstone of clinical care and teaching for Temple’s healthcare enterprise. These physicians practice in 20 academic departments encompassing every subspecialty in modern medicine.


Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: located in the heart of a diverse urban area, the Katz School of Medicine is acutely aware of the impact of the national systemic problems related to the lack of health equity and access to affordable, culturally responsive healthcare. In response, Katz works to address issues that promote health equity through education, care delivery, workforce development, and research. LKSOM recognizes that an environment enriched with persons from varied backgrounds working to address health disparity enhances scholarly work and the development of a culturally aware and responsive healthcare workforce.

We are especially interested in qualified candidates from diverse backgrounds and under-represented groups. For more information about diversity at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine, please visit the Office of Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion.


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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