Temple University, Office of Physician & Faculty Recruitment

Anatomy- Educator/Scholar

Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
Posted Date 9 months ago(9/19/2023 2:08 PM)
Specialty Area
Cancer and Cellular Biology- Basic Science

Summary of Position

The Department of Biomedical Education and Data Science at Temple University’s Lewis Katz School of Medicine in Philadelphia is accepting applications for a full-time non-tenure-track Anatomical Sciences Faculty opportunity.


The Department is currently made up of 24 exceptional faculty members who are responsible for teaching professional level courses in three different colleges – the Schools of Medicine, Dentistry and Podiatric Medicine. The department has a strong teaching program and faculty members play a major role as educators and directors of multiple courses in the curricula of these three professional schools. They provide gross anatomy, microanatomy, embryology and neuroanatomy curriculum content at all three, as well as numerous elective courses in specialized areas to students at the School of Medicine.


In addition to a competitive salary and a comprehensive suite of benefits, this Anatomy Educator/Scholar position offers a uniquely supportive academic environment strengthened by Temple’s mission-driven culture to provide and promote world class equitable patient care, medical education and research.



  • Terminal doctoral degree (Ph.D., D.O., M.D. or equivalent)
  • Training and experience teaching in the anatomical disciplines, including human anatomy, histology (microanatomy), neuroanatomy and/or embryology.
  • Recent graduates of teaching track PhD programs in the anatomical sciences are encouraged to apply. 

Lewis Katz School of Medicine


Established in 1901, Temple University’s Lewis Katz School of Medicine is one of the nation’s leading medical schools and Pennsylvania’s first co-educational medical school. Based on its level of funding from the National Institutes of Health, it is the second-highest ranked medical school in Philadelphia and the third-highest in Pennsylvania; and according to U.S. News & World Report, it is among the top 10 most-applied-to medical schools in the country. It educates approximately 840 medical students and 140 graduate students annually.


LKSOM has attained a national reputation for training humanistic clinicians and biomedical scientists, The school’s home base in Philadelphia is a spectacular 11-story, 480,000 square-foot medical education and research building that feature state-of-the-art facilities and technologies for medical education and research. With specialized research centers focused on population health, metabolic disease, cancer, heart disease and other strategic priorities, the school conducts investigations to break new ground – and trains future generations of researchers to follow suit. Fully accredited, LKSOM takes pride in the excellence of its teaching, service and research programs.


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Procedure for Candidacy


To be considered for this position, you must complete an online application. 


Application materials must include a curriculum vitae (CV); 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. All documents must be in PDF format.


Please address your application to: Dr. Steven Popoff, Professor and Chair, Department of Biomedical Education and Data Science, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University (LKSOM), C/O Jessica N. Vega, Senior Physician/Faculty Recruiter, LKSOM, 3420 N. Broad Street, MRB 101, Philadelphia, PA, 19140, Email: jessica.vega@tuhs.temple.edu  


The review of applications will begin immediately and 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.


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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