• NTT-Faculty-Sol Sherry Thrombosis Research Center

    Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(11/29/2018 9:22 AM)
    Specialty Area
    Sol Sherry Thrombosis Research Center-Basic Science
  • Summary of Position


    NTT- Faculty

    Sol Sherry Thrombosis Research Center

    Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University

    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania



     Summary of Opportunity


    The Sol Sherry Thrombosis Research Center at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University is seeking qualified candidates for a non-tenure track faculty appointment at the level of Assistant Professor to Professor. The Sol Sherry Thrombosis Research Center has a vibrant and interdisciplinary research program focused on understanding the molecular mechanisms of thrombosis and thrombosis and hemostasis and development of new therapeutic strategy for blood diseases.


    Additional information about Thrombosis Research Center can be found on this website https://medicine.temple.edu/departments-centers/research-centers/sol-sherry-thrombosis-research-center and additional information about LKSOM can be found at  https://www.temple.edu/medicine


    Candidate Qualifications


    • An M.D. or Ph.D. in life science with strong research background in biochemistry and cell biology. The prospective candidate is expected to have deep knowledge of molecular biology, cell biology and animal experiments.
    • Possess academic credentials for a faculty appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor. The successful candidate is expected to have multiple publications in respectable peer reviewed journals, excellent interpersonal and writing skills, and experience in writing NIH grants. Experience in mentoring undergraduate and graduate students is welcome.
    • Besides establishing independent research projects, the prospective candidate is expected to help lead the gene therapy research efforts at Temple University, which will develop AAV vectors for human gene therapy, expand AAV vector application to genetic diseases such as cardiovascular diseases, diabetes and hemophilia and in-depth study long term AAV transduction mechanisms.


    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


    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.


    Please address your application to:

    Weidong Xiao, PhD, Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, C/O, Michael R. Lester, Senior Director, Physician/Faculty Recruitment and Retention, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, 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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