• Neurology- Dimentia

    Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
    Posted Date 2 months ago(9/27/2018 9:28 AM)
    ID
    2018-1225
    Specialty Area
    Neurology
  • Summary of Position

    Department of Neurology

    Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases

    Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University

    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    www.temple.edu/medicine

    Summary of Opportunity

     

    The Department of Neurology at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, announces the search for an academic neurologist, fellowship trained in Cognitive Disorders to join its growing Neurodegenerative disease program.   Applicants must have a strong interest in patient care, basic or clinical research, and the teaching of medical students and residents. Qualified applicants will possess an M.D. or M.D./Ph.D. with BE/BC in Neurology along with additional training from an ACGME accredited cognitive disorder  fellowship program.   The successful candidate will be in possession of or be eligible to obtain an unrestricted medical license from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

     

    Temple University Hospital Neurodegenerative Disease Center is developing a multidisciplinary approach with wrap around care for evaluating and treating patients with all forms of Neurodegenerative Diseases with an established program in ALS and motor neuron diseases and programs in movement disorders and cognitive disease under development.  The candidate for the position in Cognitive Disorders will help build the multidisciplinary approach for cognitive disorders including a skilled medical team of neurologists along with physical therapists, case management, clinical nurse educators, and mental health specialists. This will enable a comprehensive diagnostic and treatment approach that is designed to provide patients with the most advanced treatments available today in a compassionate one stop setting. The Center not only is dedicated to excellence in diagnosis, treatment, and education, but is committed to clinical research including trials, patient registries, and tissue banking of samples. The clinical enterprise will be actively engaged with our Neuroscience Institute to promote collaborative and translational research. Candidates for this position will have an opportunity to play an integral role in the design and implementation of the Cognitive Disorder program at Temple Health.

     

    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.  

     

    Procedure for Candidacy

     

    Interested candidates should submit a current curriculum vita and complete contact information to the address below. Personal statements summarizing teaching experience, clinical and research interests, leadership experience and contributions to diversity are encouraged.

     

    Please address all applications to: S. Ausim Azizi, MD, PhD, Chairman Department of Neurology, C/O Michael Lester, Senior Director, Physician/Faculty Recruitment & Retention, Lewis Katz School of Medicine, 3420 N. Broad Street, MRB 101, Philadelphia, PA, 19140. Email:  michael.lester@tuhs.temple.edu Phone: 215-707-5666 Fax: 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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