Job ID: 289483803  |  Last Updated: 9/10/2018

Dermatologist- Academic Opportunity

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

Job Description

General Dermatology
Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Summary of Opportunity
The Department of Dermatology at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University is seeking academically oriented general dermatologists to join its growing faculty.

Temple's Department of Dermatology offers patients with all types of skin conditions some of the latest medical and surgical treatment options, as well as the opportunity to enroll in therapeutic clinical trials. Our dermatologists are leaders in the field and are committed to increasing our understanding of dermatologic diseases through clinical practice and innovative research. The new faculty member will be responsible for building a robust clinical practice while playing an integral role in the Dermatology Residency program.

We provide a full spectrum of comprehensive dermatology services in a variety of hospital and outpatient settings throughout the Philadelphia region including; Temples Health Science Campus, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Fort Washington and Center City.

The ideal candidate will have completed an M.D. or M.D. /Ph.D. along with training from an ACGME-accredited residency program. Candidates must be board-certified or board-eligible (for graduating residents). Candidate should also have excellent communications skills, commitment towards our multicultural underserved patient population, and a strong interest in teaching, patient care.

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 letter of interest and current curriculum vita by clicking on the following link:

Personal statements summarizing teaching experience, clinical and research interests, and contributions to diversity are strongly encouraged.

Please address all applications to: Sylvia Hsu, MD, Professor and Chair, Department of Dermatology, the Lewis Katz School of Medicine, C/O Michael Lester, Senior Director, Physician/Faculty Recruitment and Retention, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, 3420 N. Broad Street, MRB 101, Philadelphia, PA, 19140, Email:

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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