The Cardiovascular Research Center (CVRC) at the Temple University’s Lewis Katz School of Medicine is currently seeking candidates for tenure-track faculty positions in the basic sciences with a focus on cardiovascular health and disease and/or aging. Both, qualified early-career applicants seeking opportunities at the Assistant Professor level, as well more experienced candidates interested in pursuing an Associate Director role are encouraged to apply.
Temple’s CVRC occupies more than 25,000 sq ft of open lab space on the 10th floor of the Medical Education and Research Building. The CVRC has been at the forefront of cardiac and vascular research for several decades and houses a cutting-edge molecular medicine research unit. Its multi-disciplinary research interests span several areas including vascular, cardiac, neuronal, and metabolic pathophysiology. The successful candidates’ research portfolios will complement and synergize with ongoing basic, translational, and clinical research programs in the LKSOM and FCCC at Temple University. Academic appointments are available at all levels based on qualifications.
In addition to a competitive salary, start-up funds, newly renovated laboratory space and comprehensive suite of benefits – including a generous 403b retirement match, health, dental, vision, life, tuition remission, paid vacation and more – the position offers:
Job Qualifications: PhD, M.D., MD/PhD or equivalent degree and a strong academic record. Only high-impact scientists with robust research programs and a track-record of acquiring fellowship funding will be considered for this position.
Temple Health is one of Philadelphia's leading academic medical centers, with 20 clinical departments; 8 Basic Science Departments; 13 Research Centers (all of which are engaged in research, education, and patient care) and more than 1,000 scientists and physicians sharing the mission of performing world-class research and translating the innovative discoveries to the bedside.
Procedure for Candidacy
In order to be considered for this position, you must complete an online application. Your application will not be considered complete until you have submitted all of the required documents and information. All documents must be in PDF format.
Application materials should include: a cover letter stating area of expertise and qualifications; a current curriculum vitae; synopses of research and teaching interests, accomplishments, and professional goals; and three letter of reference or contact information for 3 professional references (name, title, email address and phone number for each). 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: John W. Elrod, PhD, Director, Cardiovascular Research Center, C/O Jessica Vega, Sr. Physician/Faculty Recruiter, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University.
For confidential inquires and or questions about the opportunity please contact Jessica N. Vega, Senior Physician/Faculty Recruiter, at email@example.com
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.
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