Tenure Track Faculty Translational Medical Researcher - Neurodegeneration

Temple University
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (US)
Competitive salary
August 11 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

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 Medical Researcher in the area of Neurodegeneration.

CTM was established in 2012 and houses a cutting-edge molecular medicine research unit, and occupies the 9th floor (over 25,000 square feet of open lab space) of the Medical Education and 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, PhD or MD/PhD degree and a basic science or translational research focus in adult-onset neurodegenerative diseases including Alzheimer's, Dementia or ALS. 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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