Job ID: 289386373  |  Last Updated: 6/26/2018

Faculty Opportunity: General Neurology

Employer
Temple University Hospital
Location
Philadelphia, PA
Applicant Contact
Michael Lester
Senior Director
(215) 707-5666
(215) 707-9452

Job Description

Summary of Opportunity

The Department of Neurology at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University is seeking General Neurologists as well as Fellowship trained Neurologists with clinical expertise in Epilepsy, Movement Disorders, Neuromuscular and or Critical Care to satisfy its increased demand for clinical services. Qualified candidates will possess academic credentials that will qualify for a faculty appointment at the minimum level of Assistant Professor. Candidates should have a strong interest growing a clinical practice, medical education and clinical and or basic research. Opportunities exist at the Temples Health Science Campus as well suburban partner sites.

The Neurosciences Center at Temple University Hospital is one of the Philadelphia region's best facilities for the treatment of neurological disorders. A highly skilled and compassionate neurology and neurosurgery staff plus a state-of-the-art diagnostic center means access to advanced treatment options for patients with neurological disorders. At Temple, we possess the knowledge and tools to manage even the most challenging conditions. 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.

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

Interested candidates should submit a current curriculum vita and complete contact information to the address below. Personal statements summarizing teaching experience, clinical and research interests, leadership experience and contributions to diversity are encouraged.

S. Ausim Azizi, MD, PhD, Chairman Department of Neurology, C/O Michael Lester, Senior Director, Physician/Faculty Recruitment & Retention, Lewis Katz School of Medicine, 3420 N. Broad Street, MRB 101, Philadelphia, PA, 19140, Email: michael.lester@tuhs.temple.edu Phone: 215-707-5666 Fax: 215-707-9452.
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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Diversity Statement:
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.

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