Temple University, Office of Physician & Faculty Recruitment

  • Assistant Professor- Cardiovascular Surgery and Research Division

    Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(11/12/2019 8:20 AM)
    Specialty Area
  • Summary of Position

    The Assistant Professor within Cardiovascular Surgery and Research division, under the Department of Surgery will direct and conduct all aspects of research associated with related projects. This includes designing the protocols, conducting the experiments, analyzing the data, writing the abstracts and papers, and participating in grant writing and applications. Faculty, in addition to participating in the preparation of proposals for funded research, will assist all aspects of research, whether basic science or in the lab or clinical trials, and will be directing medical students, technicians, research residents and fellows, post-doc, RNs, where applicable. Perform other duties as assigned.


    Research Faculty will need to have experiences both in cardiology, cardiovascular, thoracic, and transplant related activities such as in heart failure surgical animal models, left ventricular assist device experiences, cardiomyoplasty experiences, heart failure and hypertension related telemedicine experiences, cardiovascular clinical trials experiences in device related studies, lung transplantation clinical research experienced with EVLP studies related with XVIVO and TransMedics Inc studies. Research Faculty will have to do regulatory works related activities such as IRB, and IACUC experiences, teaching medical students, submitting abstracts, manuscripts and grants to the appropriate organization. Faculty is expected to submit grants, work on arranging CME meetings, both locally, and regionally, and other related activities for the cardiovascular surgery division under the surgery department.


    Required Education and Experience:


    Ph.D.'s degree in a related field and an additional Medical degree (MD or MBBS) preferred along with PhD degree. At least several years of directly related experiences described above are required. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.


    Required Skills and Abilities:


    Develop and implement innovative instructional methods.

    Develop professional logistics to improvise student performance.

    Guide, lead and mentor students in research projects.

    Evaluate, monitor and mentor research medical student academic progress.

    Create, innovate and implement career-enhancement programs and activities.

    Supervise and support research assistants and post-docs.

    Participate in departmental and college activities.

    Serve and support functional activities of departmental committees.

    Assess, review and evaluate research activities and progress.

    Assist and support senior professors in their day-to-day tasks and functions. 

    Essential Duties Provides technical leadership and consultation to co-workers and staff. Applies diversified knowledge of scientific research principles, practices, and protocols in research project.
    Collaborates with staff and investigators on design, analysis, application, and reporting of research results. 
    Develops research/scientific model concepts. 
    Prepares grant proposals to obtain research funding. 

    Develop lab or clinical projects for fellows, medical students, and post-docs.
    Performs other duties as assigned. 
    Supervise other people in his/her field.


    Please address all applications to: Michael R. Lester, Senior Director, Physician / Faculty Recruitment & Retention, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, email:  michael.lester@tuhs.temple.edu.


    Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact.


    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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