Department of Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine
Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University
Orthopaedic Surgery-Adult Reconstruction
Summary of Opportunity
Due to tremendous growth and demand the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University 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. Candidates should have an interest in revision surgery, complex and diverse patients, and infection control and quality improvement projects. The ideal candidate with be committed to teaching in a center with a commitment to excellence and safety, and interest or track record in clinical or basic research. Interest in trauma is a plus. Qualified candidates will be 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 department currently consists of (17) 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.
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
Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, current curriculum vita and complete contact information to the address below or apply online at https://bit.ly/3ll70al . Letters of interest should summarize teaching experience, clinical and research interests, leadership experience and contributions to diversity.
Michael R. Lester, Assistant Dean, 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.