Temple University, Office of Physician & Faculty Recruitment

  • Faculty Opportunity- Translational Medical Research in Cardiac Biology

    Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
    Posted Date 2 months ago(12/11/2019 1:52 PM)
    Specialty Area
    Center for Translational Medicine-Basic Science
  • Summary of Position


    The Center for Translational Medicine (CTM) at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University was established in 2012 and houses a cutting-edge molecular medicine research unit.  We are currently seeking candidates for a tenure-track faculty position in the area cardiac biology and disease.  Candidates with current independent funding are preferred.  We seek scientists with a basic science or translational research focus in cardiac disease and molecular therapeutic approaches.  Preference will be for experience with metabolism and epigenetics.  This position will complement and synergize with ongoing basic, translational and clinical research programs in the CTM and across Temple’s Medical campus.  The CTM occupies the 9th floor (over 25, 000 sq ft of open lab space) of the Medical Education and Research Building.  The Center currently has multi-disciplinary research interests in gene and stem cell therapy, cardiac and pulmonary signaling, heart failure, and mitochondrial pathobiology with research cores supporting imaging, gene therapy/vectors, bioenergetics, and surgery/physiology.  Qualified candidates should have an MD, PhD or MD/PhD degree, and a strong academic record. Academic appointment is available at all levels and competitive packages will be offered based on qualifications. 


    Interested candidates should submit a current curriculum vita with complete contact information, and letters of interest online. Contributions to diversity are strongly encouraged.


    Please address all applications to: Walter J. Koch, PhD, William Wikoff Smith Endowed Chair in Cardiovascular Medicine, Professor and Chair, Pharmacology, and Professor and Director, Center for Translational Medicine; C/O Michael R. Lester, Senior Director, Physician/Faculty Recruitment and Retention, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University 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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