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Summary of Opportunity

The Department of Dermatology at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University is seeking academically oriented Mohs Surgeon to join its growing faculty.

With the recruitment of a new Chair, the Department of Dermatology is positioning itself to be recognized as a leading academic dermatology department whose mission is to provide outstanding dermatological care for patients, innovative training for future practitioners and advances in research concerning the mechanisms and treatment of skin diseases.
The new faculty members clinical focus will be to aggressively build and grow a robust Mohs and general dermatology practice. The ideal candidate will possess superior communications skills, commitment towards our multicultural underserved patient population and excellence in the areas of teaching, patient care, and research. The successful candidate will have the ability to collaborate and work in a team environment and have a substantial interest in helping to build The Department of Dermatology.

Qualified candidates will be BE/BC by the American Board of Dermatology and must have either completed or are in the process of completing a ACMS (American College of Mohs Surgery) fellowship or ACGME accredited procedural dermatology fellowship. Candidates must also be in possession of or eligible to receive an unrestricted Pennsylvania State Medical License. Leadership opportunities available for qualified candidates.

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.

Procedure for Candidacy

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and current curriculum vita to the address below. Personal statements summarizing teaching experience, clinical and research interests, and contributions to diversity are strongly encouraged.

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: michael.lester@tuhs.temple.edu, Phone: 215-707-5666, Fax: 215-707-5666

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.