Temple University, Office of Physician & Faculty Recruitment

Physiology Educator/Scholar

Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
Posted Date 1 month ago(4/17/2024 10:35 AM)
Specialty Area
Department of Bioemdical Education and Data 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 Physiology 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. In addition, the faculty serve the post-baccalaureate pre-medical and health professions programs at the School of Medicine and the College of Science and Technology. 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 schools. They provide physiology curriculum content expertise to these programs.


In addition to a competitive salary and a comprehensive suite of benefits, this Physiology 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 physiological disciplines, including human physiology and cell physiology.
• Recent graduates of teaching track PhD programs in physiology 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.


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 curriculum vita, personal statement that summarizes your teaching philosophy and experience, professional goals, three professional references names/contact information and 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: 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 will continue through July 31, 2022. Only complete applications will be considered.


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.


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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