Temple University, Office of Physician & Faculty Recruitment

Orthopaedic Surgery/ Adult Joint Reconstruction - Faculty Position

Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
Posted Date 5 months ago(5/6/2020 2:50 PM)
Specialty Area
Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine

Summary of Position

The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University in Philadelphia, PA is currently seeking qualified applicants who are fellowship-trained in Adult Joint Reconstruction surgery and have an interest in aligning with a nationally recognized and growing Department. The ideal candidate is BE/BC in Orthopaedic Surgery, trained in an ACGME accredited fellowship program and possesses the credentials for a faculty appointment at a minimum level of Assistant Professor. The new faculty member will be expected to make clinical, academic and research contributions to the department. 


The department currently consists of (19) full and part time faculty members all of whom have specific subspecialty interests, and an ACGME training program consisting of (20) residents. Clinical/basic science research and the teaching of medical & podiatry students are active endeavors in our department.  We have (4) offices located throughout the Philadelphia area.  Our main offices are based at the Temple University Hospital campus in North Philadelphia with other free-standing satellites throughout Philadelphia and the surrounding suburbs.  Each of our locations are staffed by a team of board-certified orthopaedic surgeons and physicians, licensed physical therapists and certified athletic trainers. Radiology services are available at all our locations.  The department’s current make up consists of an appropriate mix of senior, mid-level and well trained junior faculty.  The collegiality and working environment are ideal.


Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, current curriculum vita and three professional reference 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: Eric J. Kropf, MD, Chairman, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine, C/O Michael R. Lester, Senior Director, Physician/Faculty Recruitment & Retention, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, 3420 N. Broad Street, MRB 101, Philadelphia, PA, 19140.

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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