Temple University, Office of Physician & Faculty Recruitment

Surgery- Plastic Surgery-Reconstruction

Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(2/27/2023 10:00 AM)
Specialty Area

Summary of Position

The Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery and Reconstruction at Lewis Katz School of Medicine is seeking qualified applicants for an academic Plastic Surgery-Reconstruction faculty opportunity.


The Division is positioned for growth and seeks a dynamic individual to join this collegial group. The mission of the Division continues to focus on excellence in patient care, medical education, while allowing for personal and professional growth. The successful candidate will be academically oriented and have a strong interest in clinical research, medical education and growing strong clinical plastic surgery practice. Training in an ACGME accredited plastic surgery residency program, active board certification in general and plastic surgery and academic credentials that will support a faculty appointment at a minimum level of Assistant Professor is required. Candidates must also be in possession of or eligible to receive an unrestricted Pennsylvania State Medical License. The candidate will be board eligible or board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery.


This is a unique opportunity for someone with an interest and skill set in caring for this patient population, and the candidate would have full institutional support to continue to build upon the already solid infrastructure of the program. Proficiency in all aspects of general and reconstructive plastic surgery required. Experience with general microsurgery is a plus. Additionally, the candidate should be proficient in the surgical management of facial trauma and burns. The position will cover services at Temple’s main and satellite campuses. The Division supports independent plastic surgery residents each year as part of its three-year independent training program, and the candidate should have an active interest in resident teaching and education. In addition, scholarly activity in the form of peer reviewed publications, presentations at regional and national meetings, involvement with local and national societies, and other scholarly activity is encouraged. The candidate will be supported and have mentorship available within a strong Department of Surgery.


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.


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. 


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.

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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