Temple University, Office of Physician & Faculty Recruitment

Academic Trauma Surgeon

Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
Posted Date 5 months ago(1/27/2020 8:45 AM)
Specialty Area

Summary of Position

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. 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 new faculty member will also perform general emergency surgery and share equitable on-call call with the group. The hospital is fully committed to providing the highest level of care for its trauma, and surgical critical care patients.  The new faculty member will be expected to make clinical, academic and research contributions to the department.  The Department of Surgery offers potential candidates a uniquely supportive practice environment with an emphasis on quality patient care, research, education, 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, Surgical Critical Care, 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/ Associate Professor level.


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.


Temple's nationally-renowned physicians now offer dozens of powerful new options for patients who, just a few years ago, were considered untreatable. Using sophisticated technologies and personalized treatments, Temple physicians are working to alter the course of serious disease. And in over a dozen research centers at Temple University School of Medicine and Fox Chase Cancer Center, our faculty are speeding the transformation of fundamental scientific discoveries into practical therapies that may one day dramatically improve human health.


Procedure for Candidacy


Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, current curriculum vita 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: 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


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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