• Division Chief, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

    Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
    Posted Date 10 months ago(3/19/2018 12:04 PM)
    Specialty Area
  • Summary of Position


    Division Chief, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


    The Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University (LKSOM), a nationally renowned, top-tier medical institution invites applications and nominations for the position of Division Chief, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.


    Reporting to the Chair of Surgery, the Division Chief will promote a strong culture of institutional stewardship and collaboration throughout one of the region’s top academic health systems, Temple Health. It is expected that the new Chief will continue to build on the division’s strengths; positioning it for future growth through the continued development of the clinical enterprise, pursuit of new business opportunities and partnerships, heightening of scholarly activity and enhancement in medical education.   It is strongly preferred that candidates possess prior leadership and program development experience, with demonstrated fiscal and administrative responsibility.  Lastly, it is expected that the successful candidate will have proven leadership in areas contributing to diversity, equity, and inclusion, as well as a commitment to advancing these principles within the Department and the School.


    The Department of Surgery at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University has approximately 45 full-time clinical faculty members in eight Divisions.  The Department provides the highest quality, most compassionate care to its patients, utilizing state-of-the-art and minimally invasive technologies and techniques to achieve successful surgical outcomes.


    Currently, the Division of Plastic and Reconstruction Surgery consists of 3 full time clinical faculty members.  The Division offers a full spectrum of cosmetic, plastic and reconstructive surgery including surgery.  In addition the Division currently includes an accredited plastic surgery fellowship with six fellows.


    Successful candidates will possess an M.D. with active certification by the American Board of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery is required and credentials that will support a faculty appointment at the rank of Associate Professor/Professor are strongly preferred.  Candidates with additional pertinent degrees (Ph.D., M.B.A., and M.P.H.) and fellowship training are encouraged to apply.  Candidates will have excellent verbal and written communication skills; strong interpersonal, organizational and problem-solving skills and strong commitment to diversity and inclusivity. Lastly, candidates should be active participants in specialty organizations/committees at the regional and national levels and have the ability to obtain medical licensure in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.


    Temple has invested heavily in new clinical programs, technology and facilities in recent years. The School of Medicine has also recruited renowned physicians from around the country who have enhanced Temple’s capacity to expand its clinical mission well beyond its traditional boundaries. This growth and dynamism is transforming Temple from a leading Philadelphia academic medical center into a nationally renowned, top-tier medical institution.

    Procedure for Candidacy


    Interested candidates should apply online using the button above.  Application materials which should include the following:  a current curriculum vita and a comprehensive letter of interest summarizing all relevant experience, clinical, educational, and research interests. A statement describing participation in activities that promote diversity and inclusion and/or plans to make future contributions are required. The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.


    Please address your application to Amy J. Goldberg, MD, FACS, Search Committee Chairperson, Professor and Chairperson, Department of Surgery Lewis Katz School of Medicine (LKSOM), C/O Michael R. Lester, Senior Director, Physician/Faculty Recruitment & Retention, LKSOM, 3420 N. Broad Street, MRB 101, Philadelphia, PA, 19140.   Should you have any questions regarding the procedure for candidacy please contact Michel R. Lester, Senior Director, Physician/Faculty Recruitment and Retention, LKSOM, Email: michael.lester@tuhs.temple.edu


    For more information about diversity at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine, please visit the Office of Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion.

    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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