• Tenure Track Faculty- Center for Inflammation, Translational & Clinical Lung Research (CILR)

    Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
    Posted Date 4 months ago(9/20/2018 1:27 PM)
    Specialty Area
    Center for Inflammation, Translational and Clinical Lung Research-Basic Science
  • Summary of Position

    Center for Inflammation, Translational & Clinical Lung Research (CILR)
    Tenure Track Faculty Opportunity
    Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    The Center for Inflammation, Translational and Clinical Lung Research (CILR) at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, located in Philadelphia, PA, invites applications for a full time, tenure-track appointment at the Full, Associate or Assistant Professor level. The CILR is undergoing a substantial expansion, and we are currently recruiting a faculty investigator. Faculty candidates will be considered in all areas of immunology, physiology, biochemistry and/or molecular biology with an interest in the pathogenesis of chronic lung inflammation. The position will be supported by a competitive start up package.

    Applicants must have a Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent degree, post-doctoral experience, excellent communication skills and a record of productivity in the study of inflammatory disease states. Candidates at the Assistant Professor level should have federal funding, and a substantial trajectory toward developing a rigorous, stable externally-funded research program. Candidates at the Associate or Full Professor level should have a national scientific reputation, current research funding and a history of mentorship and leadership. Candidates should be eager to participate in a highly collaborative environment, which includes significant interactions with clinical research investigators. In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the development of Fellows in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine. Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

    The Center for Inflammation, Translational and Clinical Lung Research (CILR):
    The Center is an integral part of the newly established Department of Thoracic Medicine and Surgery at Temple University. The Department encompasses research and patient care in pulmonary medicine, and brings together clinical and basic science investigators who are committed to a better understanding of pulmonary disease, and a determination to promote the development of novel therapeutic approaches to patient care. Research core resources include flow cytometry, histology, two-photon confocal, live-cell imaging, advanced small and large animal facilities including BSL-3 housing space, micro-CT analysis, respiratory physiology assessments, and use of BSL-3 laboratory facilities for the study of highly pathogenic microbes.


    Interested candidates should send a cover letter, summary of present and future research plans, curriculum vitae, and the names/email addresses of four references to:

    Gerard J. Criner, MD, Chairperson, Department of Thoracic Medicine and Surgery, Temple University School of Medicine, C/O Julie Brissett, Assistant Director, Physician/Faculty Recruitment & Retention.


    Please submit your application by clicking on the link above. 


    The 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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