Temple University Posted Jan 4, 2023

Philadelphia , PA

Trauma, Critical Care Surgeon

Department of Surgery
Lewis Katz School of Medicine
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Our Mission, Your Future

The Opportunity

The Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine (LKSOM) is seeking a fellowship-trained Trauma, Critical Care Surgeon to join its team-oriented faculty. The successful applicant will provide state-of-the-art care for the critically injured throughout all recovery phases at Temple University Hospital (TUH), a 746-bed tertiary facility Level I trauma center adjacent to the Medical School on the Health Science Campus. The new faculty member will be expected to develop an elective surgical practice, perform general emergency surgery and share equitable on-call call with the group, including the possibility of burn call. The hospital is fully committed to providing the highest level of care for its trauma and surgical critical care patients. The new faculty member will be expected to make clinical, academic, and research contributions to the department. The Department of Surgery offers potential candidates a uniquely supportive practice environment with an emphasis on quality patient care, research, education, individual career development, and collegiality among faculty members.

Applicants must possess an MD or MD/Ph.D. with active board certification in General Surgery, BE/BC in Trauma, Surgical Critical Care, in possession of or eligible for medical licensure in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and credentials that will qualify for a faculty appointment at the rank of Assistant/ Associate Professor.

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.

Your application will not be considered complete until you submit all the required documents and information. All documents must be in PDF format.

Application materials should include a curriculum vitae, a personal statement stating your qualifications, professional goals, and research/teaching interests, three professional references, names/contact information, and a statement describing participation in activities that promote diversity and inclusion and/or plans to make future contributions are strongly encouraged.

For confidential inquiries or questions about the position, don't hesitate to contact Michael Lester, Assistant Dean, Physician/Faculty Recruitment & Retention, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University; email: michael.lester@tuhs.temple.edu.

We are especially interested in qualified candidates from diverse backgrounds and under-represented groups. For more information about our commitment to diversity at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine, please visit OHEDI.

COVID-19 vaccinations are required for employment at Temple University unless granted a religious or medical exemption (see www.temple.edu/coronavirus).

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.

How to apply

Procedure for Candidacy

To be considered for this position, you must complete an online application, which is available here: https://bit.ly/3VFhAt6


Philadelphia , PA 19122

Temple University
Trauma, Critical Care Surgeon
Philadelphia , PA

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