Temple University, Office of Physician & Faculty Recruitment

Emergency Medicine - Faculty

Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
Posted Date 5 months ago(5/8/2023 7:59 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.


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

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.


Temple Health is one of Philadelphia's leading academic medical centers, with 20 clinical departments; 8 Basic Science Departments; 13 Research Center (all of which are engaged in patient care education and research) and more than 1,000 physicians and scientists sharing the mission of bringing innovative treatments to patients.


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Procedure for Candidacy

To be considered for this position applicants must complete the online application.


Application materials should include a current curriculum vita (CV) and contact information for three professional references. Personal statements summarizing teaching experience, clinical and research interests, and contributions to diversity are strongly encouraged.


Please address your application to: Robert McNamara, MD, FAAEM, Professor & Chair, Emergency Medicine, C/O Jessica Vega, Senior Recruiter, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, 3420 N. Broad Street, MRB 101, Philadelphia, PA, 19140, Email: Jessica.Vega@tuhs.temple.edu


For confidential inquiries and/or questions about the opportunity, please contact Jessica Vega. 


The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.


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 students, faculty and staff working in healthcare settings 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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