Job ID: 289537791  |  Last Updated: 6/26/2018

TT Faculty – Alzheimer’s Center at Temple (ACT)

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 Alzheimers Center at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University is currently seeking an outstanding scientist for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant, Associate or Professor level whose research program investigates mechanisms relevant to the pathogenesis of Alzheimer's disease and related neurodegenerative conditions.

Qualified applicants will have expertise in one or more of the following areas: 1) molecular biology using animal models and cell culture systems; 2) histopathology and biochemical analysis of human and non-human brain tissue; 3) biochemistry and molecular biology. Applicants should have a proven track record of consistent publications and independent funding in these areas. Successful candidates should have an MD, PhD or MD/PhD degree, and a strong academic record in neurobiology or neuroscience with an emphasis on Alzheimers and related neurodegenerative diseases.

The recently established Alzheimers Center at Temple occupies space in the Medical Education and Research Building, a new state-of-the-art building fully dedicated to basic and clinical research and medical education. This position will complement and synergize with ongoing basic and clinical research programs within the Departments of Pharmacology, Neurology, Neuroscience and Medicine.

Interested candidates should submit their applications including curriculum vitae and letter of interest to: Domenico Pratic, M.D., Director Alzheimers Center At Temple, 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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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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