Temple University, Office of Physician & Faculty Recruitment

  • Tenure Track Faculty- Alzheimer’s Center at Temple (ACT)

    Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
    Posted Date 10 months ago(12/14/2018 11:47 AM)
    Specialty Area
    The Alzheimer's Center-Basic Science
  • Summary of Position

    Professional Specifications

    Alzheimer’s Center at Temple (ACT)

     Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University

    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


    Tenure Track Faculty Opportunity


    The Alzheimer’s Center at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University is currently seeking an outstanding scientist for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant, Associate or Professor level whose research program investigates mechanisms relevant to the pathogenesis of Alzheimer's disease and related neurodegenerative conditions.


    Qualified applicants will have expertise in one or more of the following areas: 1) molecular biology using animal models and cell culture systems; 2) histopathology and biochemical analysis of human and non-human brain tissue; 3) biochemistry and molecular biology.  Applicants should have a proven track record of consistent publications and independent funding in these areas. Successful candidates should have an MD, PhD or MD/PhD degree, and a strong academic record in neurobiology or neuroscience with an emphasis on Alzheimer’s and related neurodegenerative diseases. 


    The recently established Alzheimer’s Center at Temple occupies space in the Medical Education and Research Building, a new state-of-the-art building fully dedicated to basic and clinical research and medical education.  This position will complement and synergize with ongoing basic and clinical research programs within the Departments of Pharmacology, Neurology, Neuroscience and Medicine.  Additional information about Thrombosis Research Center can be found on this website Alzheimers Center at Temple  and additional information about LKSOM can be found at Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University


    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:


    Domenico Praticò, M.D., Director Alzheimer’s Center At Temple, C/O Michael R. Lester, Sr. Director Physician/Faculty Recruitment, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, 3420 N. Broad Street, MRB 101, Philadelphia, PA, 19140, 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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