TenureTrack Faculty(Biomedical Science)-Cardiovascular Science/Center for Metabolic Disease Research

Temple University
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (US)
Commensurate with experience
November 11 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

Tenure Track Faculty Position

Department of Cardiovascular Science/Center for Metabolic Disease Research

 Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Biomedical Scientist /Tenure Track Faculty within the Lewis Katz School of Medicine Center for Metabolic Disease and Research

Summary of Position

The Department of Cardiovascular Science/Center for Metabolic Disease and Research (CMDR) at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine (LKSOM) at Temple University invites applications from qualified candidates for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor levels whose research program is in the field of biomedical science.

Candidate Qualifications

  • M.D., Ph.D., or M.D. /Ph.D. in the field of Biomedical Sciences. 
  • Rigorous training and demonstrated ability to develop an independent, extramurally funded research program.
  • Expertise and experience applying cutting-edge approaches in studying biochemical, molecular, and cellular basis of metabolic disorders and chronic brain, kidney/liver/vascular diseases.
  • Academic credentials for a faculty appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor.

Faculty members in CMDR come from the LKSOM with the common bond being overlapping interests in metabolic disease research. All CMDR faculty members have academic appointments within a basic science or clinical department. CMDR also has adjunct faculty members, who are our close collaborators in research, from other centers/departments, universities or institutions. The CMDR has extensive research and education programs, and will facilitate collaboration and promote excellence in research, education, and service.

Additional information about the Center for Metabolic Research Center can be found at CMDR

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.  

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Procedure for Candidacy

In order to be considered for this position, you must complete an online application which is available at https://bit.ly/3DaszCd Your application will not be considered complete and until you have submitted all of the required documents and information.  All documents must be in PDF format.

Application materials should include the following:  a cover letter stating area of expertise and qualifications, synopsis of accomplishments and professional goals, research/teaching interests, curriculum vitae, and contact information including e-mail addresses for three references. A statement describing participation in activities that promote diversity and inclusion and/or plans to make future contributions is strongly encouraged. 

Please address your application to Hong Wang, MD/PhD, Director of CMDR, C/O Jessica N. Vega, Sr. Physician/Faculty Recruiter, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, 3420 N. Broad Street, MRB 101, Philadelphia, PA, 19140.

For confidential inquires and or questions about the position please contact Jessica N. Vega at Jessica.Vega@tuhs.temple.edu  

The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  

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.

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