Temple University, Office of Physician & Faculty Recruitment

Emergency Medicine - Faculty

Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
Posted Date 1 month ago(1/5/2023 10:22 AM)
Specialty Area
Emergency Medicine

Summary of Position

Temple Health/Lewis Katz School of Medicine (LKSOM), Department of Emergency Medicine is accepting applications from skilled, committed, BC/BE emergency medicine physicians interested in joining the team as faculty.  


LKSOM's Department of Emergency Medicine supports the LKSOM William Maul Measey Institute for Clinical Simulation and Patient Safety, the Global Medicine programs, the Temple Transport Team, Ultrasound education within the medical school and hospital, and the Pre-Clinical Doctoring program. Researchers within the department have been awarded multiple NIH grants for neurological critical care and emerging infectious disease. . It is staffed by 55 board-certified emergency medicine physicians and has 42 emergency medicine residents. Our EM faculty covers three distinct clinical sites: Temple University Hospital (TUH) – Main Campus, a level 1 Trauma Center; the busy inner city emergency department at TUH - Episcopal Campus; and TUH - Jeanes Campus located in the northern suburbs of Philadelphia. All sites are part of the EM residency program and medical student experience so candidates should have a strong interest in clinical teaching. Clinical time distribution will be matched to the candidate’s interest and qualifications in regards to staffing needs at each. The department prides itself on transparency and equitable treatment of faculty. To learn more about Temple’s emergency medicine program, click here.


In addition to a competitive salary and comprehensive suite of benefits – including a generous 403b retirement match, health, dental, vision, life, malpractice, tuition remission, 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 equitable patient care, research, and medical education; individual career development; and collegiality among faculty members.  


Candidate Qualifications

  • M.D., D.O. or foreign equivalent
  • Successful completion of an ACGME accredited residency program in Emergency Medicine prior to start date
  • Board certification or eligibility in Emergency Medicine
  • Ability to obtain an unrestricted DEA and medical license from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania prior to start date
  • A strong commitment to resident and medical student education
  • Sensitivity to the culture, needs, and aspirations of the community
  • Prior experience or training in an urban level 1 trauma center preferred but, not required


Procedure for Candidacy


In order to be considered for this position, you must complete an online application. 


Application materials must include a curriculum vita; 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. 


For confidential inquires and or questions about the opportunity please contact Jessica N. Vega, Senior Physician/Faculty Recruiter, jessica.vega@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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