• Academic Radiologist - MSK

    Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
    Posted Date 5 months ago(6/7/2018 2:44 PM)
    Specialty Area
  • Summary of Position

    Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University

    Department of Radiology

    Section of Musculoskeletal Radiology

    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania



    The Lewis Katz School of Medicine seeks qualified applicants for a faculty position in the Section of Musculoskeletal Radiology.


    The selected candidate will be responsible for reading MSK studies as well as additional plain films.  The ideal candidate will be proficient in reading X-Ray, CT, MRI of the musculoskeletal system and spine, and have experience in  musculoskeletal Ultrasound. Minimal interventionalist skills also required for arthrograms. Special emphasis in MSK ultrasound is preferred.


    A successful candidate will be expected to spend the majority of their clinical time functioning as an academic musculoskeletal radiologist on the Temple University campus and may be occasionally assigned to work at our nearby community hospital setting performing some non-MSK related imaging services, including chest xrays.

    There are approximately 42 FT clinical faculty members within Temple University Health System who specialize in the following areas: abdominal imaging, mammography, neuroradiology, interventional radiology, interventional neuroradiology, nuclear medicine, musculoskeletal radiology, general radiology, and chest and cardiac imaging.  The Department has vibrant clinical and educational programs.  The clinical radiology service is based out of Temple University Hospital and also serves the Episcopal Hospital Campus, Northeastern Campus, and the Jeanes Hospital Campus. At the Fox Chase Cancer Center Campus there are currently 9 diagnostic radiologists that are employed by the Fox Chase Cancer Center Medical Group that provide all of the imaging services. The interventional radiology section serves all of the hospitals in the TUHS.  The ACGME accredited Diagnostic Radiology Residency Program has been in continuous existence since 1932 and has trained more than 350 radiologists.


    Candidate Qualifications  

    • An M.D., D.O., or foreign equivalent with fellowship training in Musculoskeletal Imaging.
    • Board Certification or Eligibility.
    • Proficiency in reading X-Ray, CT, MRI of the musculoskeletal system and spine, and MSK Ultrasound required as are minimal interventionalist skills required for arthrograms. Candidates with a special emphasis in MKS ultrasound strongly preferred.
    • Academic credentials for a faculty appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor


    Procedure for Candidacy

    Interested candidates should apply above.  Application materials should include a current curriculum vita and a comprehensive letter of interest summarizing all relevant experience, clinical, educational, and research interests.


    Please address your application to Gary Cohen, MD, Professor and Chairman, Department of Radiology, Radiologist –in-Chief, Temple University Health System, C/O Julie Brissett, Assistant Director, Physician/Faculty Recruitment & Retention, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, 3420 N. Broad Street, MRB 101, Philadelphia, PA, 19140.  


    Should you have any questions regarding the procedure for candidacy please contact Julie Brissett, Assistant Director, Physician/Faculty Recruitment and Retention, LKSOM, Email: julie.brissett@tuhs.temple.edu Phone : 215-707-5665


    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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