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The Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery and Reconstruction at Lewis Katz School of Medicine is seeking qualified applicants and candidate nominations for an academic Plastic Surgery-Reconstruction faculty opportunity.

The Division is positioned for growth and seeks a dynamic individual to join this collegial group. The mission of the Division continues to focus on excellence in patient care, medical education, while allowing for personal and professional growth. The successful candidate will be academically oriented and have a strong interest in clinical research, medical education and growing a strong clinical plastic surgery practice. Training in an ACGME accredited plastic surgery residency program, active board certification in general and plastic surgery and academic credentials that will support a faculty appointment at a minimum level of Assistant Professor is required. Candidates must also be in possession of or eligible to receive an unrestricted Pennsylvania State Medical License.

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. Temple Health refers to the health, education and research activities carried out by the affiliates of Temple University Health System and by the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University (LKSOM). Temple University Health System (TUHS) is a $1.8 billion academic health system dedicated to providing access to quality patient care and supporting excellence in medical education and research.

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, l and contributions to diversity are encouraged.

James Fox, MD, Division Chief, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, C/O Michael R. Lester, Senior Director, Physician Faculty Recruitment and Retention, 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.
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.