Temple University, Office of Physician & Faculty Recruitment

  • Academic Neurologist/Neurocritical Care

    Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
    Posted Date 3 months ago(8/26/2019 1:15 PM)
    Specialty Area
  • Summary of Position

    The Department of Neurology is currently accepting CVs for a neurocritical care/stroke neurology faculty position at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University (LKSOM).  We are particularly interested in candidates who have completed or are in the process of completing an ACGME accredited fellowship in neurocritical care and have a strong interest in contributing to the clinical, educational and research spheres. 


    The applicant would be joining a group of 3 Neurocritical Care faculty within the Department of Neurology and would be responsible for overseeing neurology and neurosurgery residents in our Neuroscience Intensive care unit. We have a 20 – bed Neuroscience Critical Care unit caring for both neurological and neurosurgical patients. We see mainly Neurovascular, Trauma, Tumors, Complex Spine, and Neuromuscular Disorders. Call will be approximately 1 in 4 with no in-house obligations. Rank and compensation are commensurate with experience.  Leadership opportunities available for qualified candidates


    The Temple University Stroke program is a Joint Commission Comprehensive Stroke Center.  The Stroke Service sees 800-1000 cerebrovascular related admissions per year. Our program includes 2 neuro interventional faculty and works closely with the Department of Neurosurgery. The program participates in the Get With The Guidelines Stroke Program and has consistently achieved Gold Plus and Target Stroke Honor Roll Elite status. We have an active program of clinical trials though our affiliation with STOKENET (NIH funded). In addition we have a formal stroke prevention clinic which uses evidenced based guidelines for risk factor modification. We have a Telestroke/Telemedicine network for both acute stroke consults to neighboring community and rural hospitals.


    The Neurosciences Center at Temple University Hospital is one of the Philadelphia region's best facilities for the treatment of neurological disorders. A highly skilled and compassionate neurology and neurosurgery staff plus a state-of-the-art diagnostic center means access to advanced treatment options for patients with neurological disorders. Several of our physicians have been consistently selected by their peers as "Top Doctors," both locally and nationally. Working together, our neurologists and neurosurgeons use the latest protocols and state-of-the-art equipment, including the Leksell Gamma Knife® 4C, the Neuroblate® Laser Ablation System and the Elekta Synergy® S, to diagnose and develop individualized treatment plans for the full range of neurological problems.   Additional information on the research center can be found at Temple Stroke 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


    To be considered, please complete an online application. Application materials should include a cover letter and current curriculum vitae


    Please address your application to:


    Paul M. Katz, M.D., Interim Chair, Department of Neurology, Director, Temple Stroke Program, 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


    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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