Temple University, Office of Physician & Faculty Recruitment

  • Academic Trauma, Critical Care, Burn Surgeon

    Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
    Posted Date 8 months ago(2/25/2019 8:23 AM)
    Specialty Area
  • Summary of Position


    Trauma, Critical Care, Burn Surgeon

    Department of Surgery

    Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University

    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


    Summary of Opportunity


    The Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine (LKSOM) is seeking a fellowship trained Trauma, Critical Care Surgeon to join its team oriented faculty.  Fellowship training in burn is preferred; internal training is available for non fellowship trained candidates.  The successful applicant will provide state-of-the-art care for the critically injured throughout all phases of recovery at 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 selected candidate will diagnose and treat patients with burns ranging from critically ill acute burns of any etiology to outpatient minor burns in our community. The new faculty member will also share equitable burn and trauma, acute care surgical call with the group. The new faculty member do an average of 3 clinical weeks a month including 1 week on the burn service. The hospital is fully committed to providing the highest level of care for its trauma, burn and surgical critical care patients. 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.    


    Applicants must possess an MD or MD/PhD with active board certification in General Surgery, BE/BC in Trauma/CC, is preferred, in possession of or eligible for medical licensure in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and credentials that will quality for a faculty appointment at the minimum level of Assistant Professor. 


    Temple University Hospital has a specialized and highly sophisticated burn care facility—the Temple Burn Center. It's the region's only burn center at a Level 1 trauma center. 


    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. 


    Procedure for Candidacy


    Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, current curriculum vita three professional references names/contact information to the address below. Personal statements summarizing teaching experience, clinical and research interests, and contributions to diversity are strongly encouraged.


    Lars Ola Sjoholm, MD, Chief, Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, LKSOM, C/O Michael R. Lester, Senior Director, Department of Physician/Faculty Recruitment & 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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