Temple University, Office of Physician & Faculty Recruitment

  • Tenure Track Faculty Position- Center for Metabolic Disease Research

    Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
    Posted Date 7 months ago(1/28/2019 11:28 AM)
    Specialty Area
    Center for Metabolic Disease Research-Basic Science
  • Summary of Position

    Tenure Track Faculty Position
    Center for Metabolic Disease Research
    Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


    The Center for Metabolic Disease Research (CMDR) at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University (LKSOM) invites applications from qualified candidates for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant, Associate or Professor levels whose research program is in the field of biomedical and bioinformatics.


    Qualified applicants will have M.D., Ph.D., or M.D./Ph.D. degrees, have completed rigorous training and demonstrated the ability to develop an independent, extramurally-funded research program. The ideal candidate for the biomedical scientist will have expertise and have applied cutting-edge approaches in studying metabolic process and biochemical, molecular and cellular basis of metabolic disorders and chronic kidney/liver disease. The qualified bioinformatician will have expertise in computational sciences focusing on using existing bioinformatics tools and developing new bioinformatics/statistical algorithms and tools to analyze various omics data, including single cell transcriptomics, HiC-Seq, non-coding transcriptomics, epigenomics, metabolomics, lipidomics, proteomics, glycomics, foodomics, immunomics, pharmacogenomics, and omics medicine with demonstrated excellence in collaborations.


    Faculty members in CMDR come from the LKSOM with the common bond being overlapping interests in metabolic disease research. All CMDR faculty members have academic appointments within a basic science or clinical department. We invite applications from adjunct professors, who are our close collaborators in research, from other universities or institutions to join our team. The CMDR has extensive research and education programs, and will facilitate collaboration and promote excellence in research, education, and service.


    Additional information about the Center for Metabolic Research Center can be found at CMDR and additional information about LKSOM can be

    found at Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University.


    Procedure for Candidacy


    To be considered, please complete an online application. 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:


    Hong Wang, MD/PhD, Director of CMDR, C/O Michael R. Lester, Sr. Director Physician/Faculty Recruitment, 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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