Temple University, Office of Physician & Faculty Recruitment

  • Infectious Diseases Faculty

    Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(8/22/2019 8:49 AM)
    Specialty Area
    Infectious Disease-Medicine
  • Summary of Position

    The Department of Medicine at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine is seeking qualified candidates for a faculty position in the Section of Infectious Diseases. Successful candidates must be fellowship trained in Infectious Diseases.


    The Section of Infectious Diseases at Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University is dedicated to the highest ideals of teaching, clinical care and advancement of the science of Infectious Diseases. The nine faculty members and six fellows see patients at Temple University Hospital, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Temple University Hospital Bone Marrow Transplant Center and in various clinics on the Temple campus. The Section has broad expertise in all aspects of Infectious Diseases including HIV care and infectious complications of transplantation.


    Clinical responsibilities include inpatient ID consultations, transplant ID, oncology ID and outpatient ID clinic. It is preferred that candidates have a strong interest in transplant infectious disease. Candidate will also be engaged with antibiotic stewardship and infection control. In addition to teaching Infectious Diseases in the hospital, there will be some teaching of preclinical medical students. 


    Candidate Qualifications

    • MD or MD/PhD
    • Completed a residency in Internal Medicine and a fellowship in Infectious Diseases
    • Board Certified in Internal Medicine and BE/BC in Infectious Disease
    • Possess academic credentials for appointment to the rank of Assistant Professor
    • Possession of or eligible to receive an unrestricted medical license in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

    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

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


    Please address all applications to: Rafik Samuel, MD, Professor of Medicine, Section Chief, Infectious Diseases, C/O Jessica N. Vega, Senior Physician/Faculty Recruiter, Department of Physician/Faculty Recruitment & Retention, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, Email: jessica.vega@tuhs.temple.edu


    Please note that Dr. Samuel will be attending ID week in Washington DC.  Contact Jessica Vega to discuss the possibility of an in person meeting at the conference. 


    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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