Job ID: 289489219  |  Last Updated: 6/26/2018

Tenure Track-Faculty Scientist-Open Rank, Center for Metabolic Research Center (CMDR)

Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University
Philadelphia, PA
Applicant Contact
Michael Lester
Senior Director
(215) 707-5666
(215) 707-9452

Job Description

The Center for Metabolic Disease Research (CMDR) at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University to recruit faculty scientist at the levels of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Full Professor.

Qualified applicants will have M.D., Ph.D., or M.D./Ph.D. degrees, have completed rigorous training and demonstrated the ability to develop an independent, extramurally-funded research laboratory. The ideal candidate will have expertise and have applied cutting-edge approaches in studying biochemical and molecular-cellular basis of metabolic disorders.

The Center for Metabolic Disease Research (CMDR) is designed to conduct basic science and clinical relevant research to discover new knowledge about metabolic disease. The CMDR will support and promote multidisciplinary research to study mechanisms underlying metabolic diseases, including hyperhomocysteinemia, hyperlipidemia, hyperinsulinemia, obesity, diabetes, obesity, vascular inflammation, hypertension, cardiovascular disease (CVD), and chronic kidney disease (CKD), hypothalamic microinflammation and aging.

Faculty members in CMDR come from the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University with the common bond being overlapping interests in metabolic disease research. All CMDR faculty members have academic appointments within a basic science or clinical department. Any interested faculty member can join the CMDR. We invite adjunct professors, who are our close collaborators in research, from other University or Institution to join our faculty team.
The CMDR has extensive research and education programs, and will facilitate collaboration and promote excellence in research, education, and service.

Interested candidates should submit their applications (including curriculum vitae, a concise research summary, and names and contact information for three references) to: Wenhui Hu, MD/PhD, Chair of the Search Committee C/O Michael R. Lester, Sr. Director Physician/Faculty Recruitment, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, 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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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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