Temple University, Office of Physician & Faculty Recruitment

Surgery - Trauma/Critical Care - Faculty

Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
Posted Date 1 month ago(1/3/2023 10:31 AM)
ID
2023-1697
Specialty Area
Surgery

Summary of Position

The Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine (LKSOM) is seeking a fellowship-trained Trauma, Critical Care Surgeon to join its team-oriented faculty. The successful applicant will provide state-of-the-art care for the critically injured throughout all recovery phases at Temple University Hospital (TUH), a 746-bed tertiary facility Level I trauma center adjacent to the Medical School on the Health Science Campus. The new faculty member will be expected to develop an elective surgical practice, perform general emergency surgery and share equitable on-call call with the group, including the possibility of burn call. The hospital is fully committed to providing the highest level of care for its trauma and surgical critical care patients.  The new faculty member will be expected to make clinical, academic, and research contributions to the department. The Department of Surgery offers potential candidates a uniquely supportive practice environment with an emphasis on quality patient care, research, education, individual career development, and collegiality among faculty members.    

 

Applicants must possess an MD or MD/Ph.D. with active board certification in General Surgery, BE/BC in Trauma, Surgical Critical Care, in possession of or eligible for medical licensure in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and credentials that will qualify for a faculty appointment at the rank of Assistant/ Associate Professor.

 

Procedure for Candidacy

 

To be considered for this position, you must complete an online application. Your application will not be considered 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, professional goals, and research/teaching interests, 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 are strongly encouraged. 

 

For confidential inquiries or questions about the position, don't hesitate to contact Michael Lester, Assistant Dean, Physician/Faculty Recruitment & Retention, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University; 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).

 

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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