Temple University, Office of Physician & Faculty Recruitment

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Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
Posted Date 12 months ago(10/1/2021 3:27 PM)
Suburban Philadelphia Locations Temple Health has an exciting practice opportunity for general gastroenterologists to be based out of our suburban partner sites. This is a great opportunity to become affiliated with a nationally recognized program with a rich history. The ideal candidate will be interested in working in a private practice setting dedicated to providing the highest quality of clinical care. The opportunity includes both inpatient and outpatient responsibilities as well as routine endoscopic procedures. The selected candidate must have the ability to work cooperatively and collegially within a multidisciplinary, diverse environment.   Successful candidates will have completed training at an ACGME accredited program, BE/BC in gastroenterology and eligible for medical licensure in the commonwealth of Pennsylvania.   In addition to a competitive salary, and comprehensive suite of benefits – including health, dental, vision, life, malpractice, paid vacation, CME and much more, – the position offers: • Adjunct Faculty Appointment – Assistant Professor • Surgical Support Staff – Cert RN, GI Surgical Tech • Dedicated GI Suite in OR – Guaranteed Block Time • Ambulatory Surgical Center • Office space on hospital campus • Established referral network • Advanced Provider – NP/PA   The Gastroenterology Section at Temple is one of the nation’s most comprehensive centers for the diagnosis and treatment of digestive disorders, covering the full breadth of gastrointestinal diseases and liver disorders. We utilize some of the most advanced diagnostic technologies available in the country and specialize in advanced therapeutic endoscopic procedures that are only available in select centers. Our large and varied clinical practice takes advantage of the peerless state-of-the-art facilities of our Digestive Disease Center equipped with the latest diagnostic and therapeutic technologies for the management of everything from complex motility disorders and pancreatico-biliary diseases, to small intestinal conditions requiring deep, device-assisted enteroscopy and advanced endoscopic surgical techniques like POEM (Per oral Endoscopic Myotomy). In addition to our varied clinical activities, we are committed to the education and training of physicians. We offer a three-year fellowship that reflects the clinical activities of a large urban tertiary care referral hospital with the research opportunities provided by an outstanding faculty of recognized experts.   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.   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. All documents must be in PDF format.   Application materials should include a curriculum vita, personal statement stating your qualifications, professional goals and research/teaching interests, 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: Frank Friedenberg, MD, Professor of Medicine, Chief Section of Gastroenterology, C/O Michael Lester, Assistant Dean, Physician Faculty Recruitment and Retention, 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.   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.
Job ID
2021-1551
Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
Posted Date 1 year ago(8/18/2021 12:48 PM)
Nocturnist at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia   Summary of Opportunity The Lewis Katz School of Medicine is seeking a BC/BE internist to join the Department of Thoracic Medicine and Surgery in the role of nighttime hospitalist. Although an ideal opportunity for Internists looking to pursue thoracic medicine specialization in the near future, this interest and/or additional trainign is neither required nor expected.The position will be fully supported by an in-house critical care attending and fellow, who will be readily available for consultation as needed.    The successful candidate must be BC/BE in Internal Medicine. They will provide inpatient service, including weekend coverage, from 7 pm to 7 am for a minimum of 23 weeks per year. They will serve as the attending physician, managing admissions and supervising our phenomenal team of advance providers on the uncovered unit and floor service for the Department of Thoracic Medicine and Surgery. Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.   Unlike any other academic department in the country, the Department of Thoracic Medicine and Surgery is comprised of physicians and scientists from a wide variety of disciplines focused on the treatment of lung disease – including pulmonary and critical care medicine, allergy, thoracic surgery, lung transplant surgery, sleep medicine, diagnostic imaging and interventional thoracic radiology, pulmonary pathology, clinical/scientific research and medical education. This unique multi-disciplinary center provides synergy for cutting edge therapies and novel basic and clinical research, as well as educational activities that span the continuum of medical and surgical care of patients with common to rare lung disorders.   In addition to a highly competitive salary and a comprehensive suite of benefits– including a generous 403b retirement match, health, dental, vision, life, malpractice, CME, a Tuition Remission Program 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, medical education and research. Candidate Qualifications - M.D., D.O. or foreign equivalent - Board Certified or Eligible in Internal Medicine - Unrestricted medical license from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, or the ability to obtain one prior to their start date - Must demonstrate sensitivity to the culture, needs, and aspirations of the diverse community we serve   Watch this quick video to learn more about Temple Health - Leading Academic Medical Center in Philadelphia: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vbaX5n7hfZ4    Temple University School of Medicine The Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University is comprised of: 20 clinical departments (all of which are engaged in patient care education and research;) more than 550 full-time faculty; 50+ part-time faculty; 800+ volunteer faculty; and 1000+ employees. According to U.S. News & World Report, LKSOM is also among the top 10 most-applied-to medical schools in the nation. The school is fully accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education and takes pride in the excellence of its teaching, service and research programs. Based on its level of funding from the National Institutes of Health, LKSOM is the second-highest ranked medical school in Philadelphia and the third-highest in Pennsylvania. Each year it admits 210 medical students and approximately 25 graduate students.   Procedure for Candidacy To be considered for this position, please complete the online application avove.   Application materials must be submitted in PDF format and should include: a cover letter, an updated curriculum vitae with contact information and three professional references (names w/contact information.) 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: Nathaniel Marchetti, DO, Medical Director, Respiratory Intensive Care Unit, C/O William Mawhinney, Senior Physician/Faculty Recruiter, Physician/Faculty Recruitment & Retention, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University.   For confidential inquires and or questions about the position please contact Bill Mawhinney at William.Mawhinney@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.  
Job ID
2021-1533
Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
Posted Date 1 year ago(8/13/2021 4:02 PM)
The Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University is announcing the search for an MFM physician to join the team.     Be part of an extraordinary clinical team of perinatologists who serve as consultants for all high-risk obstetrical patients within the Temple University Health System, conducting non-invasive and invasive fetal evaluations and studies. This position includes an active clinical practice and teaching responsibilities with medical students and residents (21 residents in PGY I, II, III and IV). Research and mentorship are part of this position.     The Division of Obstetrics and Maternal Fetal Medicine is one of five clinical divisions including General Obstetrics and Gynecology, Women’s Pelvic Health Program, Reproductive Endocrinology and Gynecologic Oncology. There are approximately 30 MDs or MD/PhDs in the department plus supporting administrative, nursing and research staff.   In addition to a competitive salary, and comprehensive suite of benefits –including a generous 403b retirement match, health, dental, vision, life, malpractice, paid vacation, CME, a tuition remission program and more – the position offers a uniquely supportive practice environment strengthened by Temple’s mission-driven culture to provide and promote world class patient care, research, and medical education.   Candidate Qualifications - MD, DO or Foreign Equivalent - Fellowship trained in Maternal-Fetal Medicine - Board Certification or Active Candidate in OB/GYN and MFM  - Must have an unrestricted medical license and DEA in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, or the ability to obtain one prior to employment Temple University School of Medicine The Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University is comprised of: 20 clinical departments (all of which are engaged in patient care education and research;) more than 550 full-time faculty; 50+ part-time faculty; 800+ volunteer faculty; and 1000+ employees. According to U.S. News & World Report, LKSOM is also among the top 10 most-applied-to medical schools in the nation. The school is fully accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education and takes pride in the excellence of its teaching, service and research programs. Based on its level of funding from the National Institutes of Health, LKSOM is the second-highest ranked medical school in Philadelphia and the third-highest in Pennsylvania. Each year it admits 210 medical students and approximately 25 graduate students.   Watch this short video and take this scrolling tour to learn more about Temple - Leading Academic Medical Center in Philadelphia.   Procedure for Candidacy To be considered for this position applicants must complete the online application.   Please note that your application will not be considered complete until you have submitted all the required documents and information including: Curriculum vitae with personal contact information; and a letter of interest (stating your area of expertise and qualifications, a synopsis of accomplishments and professional goals, and research and/or teaching interests as applicable.)  A statement describing participation in activities that promote diversity and inclusion, and/or plans for future contributions is strongly encouraged.   Please address your application to: Enrique Hernandez, MD, Chairman, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, C/O Jessica N. Vegas, Senior Physician/Faculty Recruiter, Physician/Faculty Recruitment & Retention, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University.   For confidential inquires and or questions about the position please contact Jessica at jessica.vega@tuhs.temple.edu   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 on our commitment to diversity at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine please visit our OHEDI.   COVID-19 vaccinations are required for employment at Temple University, unless granted a religious or medical exemption (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.
Job ID
2021-1530
Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
Posted Date 1 year ago(8/5/2021 11:16 AM)
The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine is seeking qualified candidates for a full-time faculty position in Consultation and Liaison Psychiatry (CLP). The inpatient CLP service provides psychiatric consultation and follow up to Temple University Hospital a 515- bed, award-winning academic medical center with a wide variety of tertiary and quaternary programs. The team consists of two board-certified, nationally recognized attending faculty, psychiatry residents and medical students. Residents from other subspecialties also rotate on the service. PGY4 psychiatry residents participate in the TUH CLP inpatient administrative elective to further advanced clinical experience and master liaisons skills. The outpatient CLP service operates half a day a week treating and evaluating patients in collaboration with residents in the CL Psychiatry subspecialty track. The faculty attending will participate in the development and accreditation of a Consultation and Liaison Psychiatry Fellowship (anticipated opening July 2023). The faculty attending will take weekend call evaluating consults at TUH with a 3rd year resident in a rotating basis averaging 1:19 weekends per year. The position requires a strong interest in teaching including bedside and didactic teaching and resident supervision. An interest in publishing or participating in research is preferred. The Department is also involved in collaborative, multidisciplinary research efforts throughout Lewis Katz School of Medicine. An interest in publishing, participating in research, or developing novel educational curricula is preferred but not required. Current expansion projects include development of a comprehensive women’s mental health program, growing an established integrated/collaborative mental health care to primary care practices throughout the Temple health system, and development of a Consultation Liaison Psychiatry Fellowship program (anticipated start July 2023). Temple has a thriving residency program. Click on our link to learn more about our psychiatry residency. Applicants should be an M.D. or D.O. with psychiatry board certification or board eligibility. Candidates with subspecialty interest and fellowship training are encouraged to apply. Rank and compensation will be commensurate with experience. Ability to obtain a medical license in the Commonwealth of PA prior to start date is also required.   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. All documents must be in PDF format.   Application materials should include: a curriculum vita, personal statement stating your qualifications, professional goals and research/teaching interests, 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 encouraged Please address all applications to: Dr. Jessica Kovach, Chairperson, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, C/O Jessica VegaSenior Physician/Faculty Recruiter, Physician Recruitment, 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 inquires and or questions about the position please contact Jessica Vega.     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.  
Job ID
2021-1524
Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
Posted Date 1 year ago(4/30/2021 2:12 PM)
The Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University is currently seeking BC/BE anesthesiologists with subspecialty training in anesthesia for cardiothoracic surgery for full-time faculty positions within the Temple Health System. We are particularly interested in dynamic individuals from diverse backgrounds and under-represented groups.   The anesthesiology department delivers care to patients in a variety of locations throughout the healthcare system including service at Temple University Hospital, Fox Chase Cancer Center and CT Anesthesiology at Jeanes Hospital.   The cardiac surgical service encompasses both the main Temple University Hospital campus as well as a secondary surgical site at Jeanes Hospital.   In addition to traditional revascularization and open valve surgery, a significant number of patients are treated each year with percutaneous valve placements, endovascular stent procedures, pulmonary thromboendarterectomies, VAD placements, total artificial heart support, and heart and / or lung transplantation. Currently Temple is one of the busiest lung transplant centers in the northeastern United States completing roughly 120 transplants per year. A similar number of patients are treated annually with ECMO for either surgical or medical indications. Duties of new faculty will include patient care, teaching of medical students and residents, and supervision of CRNAs. Opportunities for scholarly effort and clinical research are available and participation in the academic mission of the department is required. Rank is commensurate with experience.   Candidate Qualifications An M.D., D.O. or foreign equivalent with active board certification in Anesthesiology. Board Eligible candidates are also welcome to apply.TEE Certification or the ability to obtain this certification prior to the end of the first year of employment. Ability to obtain medical licensure in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania prior to start date.   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.   Credentials should include board certification in thoracic surgery by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery or foreign equivalent, and be eligible for a Pennsylvania Medical License.   Appointment as Assistant Professor or Associate Professor of Surgery at Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University will be commensurate with experience, training and teaching activities.   Procedure for Candidacy To be considered, please complete an online application.   Application materials should include the following: a cover letter stating your qualifications, synopsis of accomplishments and professional goals, research/teaching interests, curriculum vitae, and contact information. 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: Gordon Morewood, MD, Division of Anestehsiology., C/O William Mawhinney, Sr. Physician/Faculty Recruiter, Physician Faculty Recruitment and Retention, Email: william.mawhinney@tuhs.temple.edu,  Phone: 267-454-1996   These are exciting times at Temple- Watch this short video to learn more: Temple Health - Leading Academic Medical Center 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 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.
Job ID
2021-1496
Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
Posted Date 1 year ago(4/30/2021 10:50 AM)
Department of Anesthesiology at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine and Temple Health is recruiting for a General Anesthesiologist for a full time faculty position. Temple’s Anesthesiology Residency program provides exceptional clinical and academic training, offering an environment for residents to reach their maximum potential. Residents are exposed to diverse groups of patients who present with complex medical and social issues in both elective and emergent scenarios. The outstanding clinical experiences of the Temple Anesthesiology resident have created confident anesthesiologists and critical thinkers who stand their own on any ground.   Position Specifics:   • High volume inpatient and outpatient procedural anesthetic service • Resident/CRNA supervision 85%, Own case 15% • Case mix: trauma, vascular, transplants, orthopedic and neurosurgical cases • Support the region’s busiest lung transplant program • Participate in bedside teaching/didactics/simulations for residents & medical students • Opportunity to conduct clinical research   Candidate Qualifications: - Applicants must possess an M.D., D.O. or foreign equivalent.   - Completion of an ACGME-accredited anesthesiology residency or comparable internationally training 4+ years (at least 3+ years of anesthesiology-specific training) of post-graduate medical education may be considered in lieu of an ACGME residency prior to start date. . - BE or BC by the American Board of Anesthesiology or Board Certified in anesthesiology from an ABA-approved certifying body, or eligible for entry to the ABA Alternate Entry Path program - Ability to obtain an unrestricted medical license in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania prior to employment.     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.   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. All documents must be in PDF format.   Application materials should include a curriculum vita, personal statement stating your qualifications, professional goals and research/teaching interests 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: Gordon Morewood, MD, Chair and Professor, Anesthesiology, C/O William Mawhinney, Senior Recruiter, Physician/Faculty Recruitment & Retention, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, 3420 N. Broad Street, MRB 101, Philadelphia, PA 19140, Email: william.mawhinney@tuhs.temple.edu.     For confidential inquires and or questions about the position please contact William Mawhinney.   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.
Job ID
2021-1495
Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
Posted Date 1 year ago(4/27/2021 3:35 PM)
Critical Care Anesthesiologists – Temple Health – Philadelphia, PA   The Department of Anesthesiology at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University is seeking qualified candidates for several outstanding Faculty Opportunities at one of Philadelphia's leading and fastest growing academic medical centers.   Position Specifics • Busy inpatient and outpatient procedural anesthetic service • Resident / CRNA supervision 85%, Own cases 15% • Anesthetic support to 63 locations daily across three campuses – Temple University Hospital, Temple-Jeanes Campus and Fox Chase Cancer Center • Case mix includes: trauma, vascular, transplants, orthopedic and neurosurgical cases • Large volume of complex cardiac cases, including the region’s busiest lung transplant program and the largest PTE referral center in the Eastern US • Critical Care coverage for the Neurosurgical and Trauma / Surgical ICU • Participate in bedside teaching / didactics / simulations for residents and medical students • Opportunities to conduct clinical research   Candidate Qualifications • M.D., D.O. or Foreign equivalent • Academic credentials suitable to the faculty appointment sought – positions available for appointment at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Professor • In possession of or eligible to receive and unrestricted medical license for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. • Board Certified or Board Eligible in Anesthesiology. Completion of an ACGME approved fellowship in Critical Care Medicine or Adult Cardiothoracic Anesthesia.   Candidates in final year of training may apply. • Support and promulgate diversity among faculty, staff, students and patients. • Level 1 Trauma Center experience preferred.   Benefit Highlights/Summary • Generous Vacation, Holiday, Sick and CME Time • CME Stipend & Allowance • Health Insurance (Independence Blue Cross), Delta Dental and Vision • Tuition Remission • 403b – defined contribution with generous employer match   Temple Health, is home to more than 1,000 physicians and scientists who share the mission of bringing innovative treatments to patients. Giving its patients access to some of the world's most advanced therapies — and helping them achieve outcomes once thought i   impossible — is the driving force for its clinical care, research, and medical education.   Procedure for Candidacy   To be considered, please complete an online application by applying online.   Application materials should include the following: a cover letter stating your qualifications, synopsis of accomplishments and professional goals, research/teaching interests, curriculum vitae, and contact information. 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:   Gordon Morewood, MD, Chair, Department of Anesthesiology, C/O William Mawhinney, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, 3420 N. Broad Street, MRB 101, Philadelphia, PA, 19140, Email: william.mawhinney@tuhs.temple.edu Phone: 267-454-1996   The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until these positions are filled. Only complete applications will be considered.   These are exciting times at Temple- Watch this short video to learn more: Temple Health - Leading Academic Medical Center 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 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.      
Job ID
2021-1490
Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
Posted Date 2 years ago(7/30/2020 2:15 PM)
The Department of Neurology at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University is actively recruiting qualified General Neurologists to join our rapidly expanding program in the role of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor and/or Professor. Opportunities available for full-time and part-time work. We are particularly interested in dynamic individuals from diverse backgrounds and under-represented groups.   The Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University is one of Philadelphia's leading academic medical centers. Temple Health is home to more than 1,000 physicians and scientists who share the mission of bringing innovative treatments to the diverse communities we serve. Giving our patients access to some of the world's most advanced therapies to help them achieve outcomes once thought impossible, is the driving force for all our clinical care, research, and medical education.   The Neurosciences Center at Temple University Hospital is one of the Philadelphia region's best facilities for the treatment of neurological disorders. Its mission-driven culture, state-of-the-art diagnostic center, and wide range of clinical trials and basic science/translational research in the areas of Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, AIDS dementia, Stroke, Neurovirology, Substance Abuse and more, mean access to advanced treatment options for our patients.   Our highly skilled neurology and neurosurgery faculty are committed to providing: • education that is patient-centered, instilling in learners the School’s ethic of human service and lifelong learning; • research that advances and integrates basic and clinical science; and • patient care that is administered with compassion and understanding, utilizing contemporary knowledge and techniques.   Several of our physicians have been consistently selected by their peers as "Top Doctors," both locally and nationally. Working together, our neurologists and neurosurgeons use the latest protocols and state-of-the-art equipment, including the Leksell Gamma Knife® 4C and the Elekta Synergy® S, to diagnose and develop individualized treatment plans for the full range of neurological problems.   What the Job Offers: In addition to a competitive salary, and comprehensive benefits – including health, dental, vision, life, malpractice, paid vacation, CME and disability at group rates, and more – the position offers: • a uniquely supportive practice environment with an emphasis on quality patient care, research, teaching; • individual career development, and collegiality among faculty members and hospital leadership; • the opportunity to influence the development of the service line during a period of rapid growth; with • flexibility to create your own areas of focus within the program; • leadership roles for qualified candidates; and a • predictable schedule. • Temple Health Science Campus as well suburban partner locations.   Candidate Qualifications: • The successful candidate will be an MD, DO or foreign equivalent with active Board Certification or Eligibility in Neurology. • Eligibility for unrestricted medical licensure in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. • A strong interest in developing a vibrant clinical practice, medical education and clinical research. • Demonstrates sensitivity to the culture, needs, and aspirations of the community. • Rank and compensation commensurate with experience.   Diversity Statement Located in the heart of an economically distressed and diverse urban area, the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University is acutely aware of the impact of the national systemic problems related to the lack of health equity and access to affordable, culturally responsive healthcare. In response, we will address issues to promote health equity through education, care delivery, workforce development, and research. We recognize that an environment enriched with persons from varied backgrounds working to address health disparity enhances scholarly work and the development of a culturally aware and responsive healthcare workforce. The Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University values and embraces a diverse community reflected by individuals’ race, ethnicity, culture, gender, sex, sexual orientation, sexual identity, gender identity and expression, socioeconomic status, language, national origin, religious affiliation, spiritual practice, mental and physical ability/disability, and age. In response to the needs of our local community and patient population, we will concentrate our recruitment and retention efforts on students, residents, and faculty who identify as Black/African American, Hispanic/ Latino, and/or educationally and economically disadvantaged, while also being intentional in our efforts to create an inclusive and welcoming environment for women and LGBT students, residents, faculty, and staff. We are committed to achieving a climate of inclusion that respects and affirms diverse backgrounds and life experiences. We recognize that excellence in all aspects of education, training, research, and care delivery can only be achieved when all students, faculty, staff, community members and patients experience authentic connection and engagement; feel supported; and are encouraged to participate and contribute to creating health equity.  For more information about diversity at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine, please visit the Office of Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion. Take a scrolling tour of TempleHere   Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, current curriculum vita and three professional reference names/contact information online. Personal statements summarizing teaching experience, clinical and research interests, and contributions to diversity are strongly encouraged.   Please address all applications to: Paul M. Katz, M.D., Interim Chair, Department of Neurology, Director, Temple Stroke Program, C/O Jessica N. Vega, Senior Physician/Faculty Recruiter, Department of Physician/Faculty Recruitment & Retention Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, Email: jessica.vega@tuhs.temple.edu   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.
Job ID
2020-1403