Temple University, Office of Physician & Faculty Recruitment

  • Surgical Oncologist

    Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
    Posted Date 9 months ago(11/14/2018 11:25 AM)
    Specialty Area
  • Summary of Position


    Academic- Surgical Oncologist

    Department of Surgery

    Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University

    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


    Summary of Opportunity


    The Department of Surgery, at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine (LKSOM) is seeking a fellowship trained surgical oncologist to join its team oriented faculty. We are particularly interested in candidates who are motivated to build and grow a dynamic, all encompassing, surgical oncology practice.


    The new faculty member will be based out of Temple University Hospital (TUH), a 746-bed tertiary facility Level I trauma center located adjacent to the Medical School on the Health Science Campus.  The successful candidate is expected to augment an established hepatobiliary practice, aide in the functioning of a busy breast practice, and develop the regional reputation of Temple for surgical oncology approaches to cancer.


    The Department of Surgery has approximately 45 full-time clinical faculty members in eight Divisions and 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. The Department of Surgery offers potential candidates a uniquely supportive practice environment with an emphasis on quality patient care, research, teaching, individual career development, and collegiality among faculty members.    


    Qualified applicants will possess an MD or DO with active board certification in General Surgery, BE/BC in Surgical Oncology, medical licensure in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and credentials that will support a faculty appointment at the rank Assistant Professor.  Lastly, applicants will have excellent verbal and written communication skills; strong interpersonal, organizational and problem-solving skills and strong commitment to diversity and inclusivity.


    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.

    Giving our patients access to some of the world's most advanced therapies — and helping them achieve outcomes once thought impossible — is the driving force for all our clinical care, research, and medical education. 


    Additional information about LKSOM can be found at www.temple.edu/medicine


    Procedure for Candidacy


    To be considered, please complete an online application by clicking on the link above. 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 preferred.


    Please address all applications to: Amy J. Goldberg, MD, Chair, Department of Surgery, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, C/O Michael R. Lester, Senior Director Physician/Faculty Recruitment and Retention, LKSOM, Email: michael.lester@tuhs.temple.edu


    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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