Tenure Track Faculty Research Physician, Center for Translational Medicine - Neurodegeneration

Temple University
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (US)
March 31 2017
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Tenure Track Faculty Research Physician for the Center for Translational Medicine - Neurodegeneration 

Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University

The Center for Translational Medicine (CTM) at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University is seeking qualified candidates and candidate nominations for a Tenure Track Faculty Physician-Scientist dedicated to neurodegeneration research. This position will also have clinical responsibilities and a joint appointment in the Department of Neurology.

CTM was established in 2012 and houses twelve (12) independent research labs with stat-of-the-art facilities in a new open-concept research building. The Center currently has multi-disciplinary research interests in gene and stem cell therapy, cardiac and neuronal signaling, heart failure, Alzheimer's disease and mitochondrial pathobiology with research cores supporting imaging, gene therapy/vectors, bioenergetics, and surgery/physiology. This position will complement and synergize with ongoing basic, translational and clinical research programs in the CTM and across Temple's Medical campus.

Successful candidates will hold an MD or MD/PhD degree with the ability to obtain a medical license within the commonwealth of Pennsylvania. A focus in basic science or translational research in adult-onset neurodegenerative diseases including Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, ALS or Dementia is required, as well as a strong academic record. Academic appointment is available at all levels and competitive packages will be offered based on qualifications. Candidates with current independent funding are preferred.

Interested candidates should submit a current curriculum vita with complete contact information, and letters of interest to the address below. Contributions to diversity are strongly encouraged.

Walter J. Koch, PhD, William Wikoff Smith Endowed Chair in Cardiovascular Medicine, Professor and Chair, Pharmacology, and Professor and Director, Center for Translational Medicine; C/O Debbie Hinnerschitz, DASPR, Physician Recruiter, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, 3420 N. Broad Street, MRB 101, Philadelphia, PA, 19140, Email: debbie.hinnerschitz@tuhs.temple.edu. Phone: 215-707-4419Fax: 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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