Tenure Track and Non-tenure Track Assistant and Associate Professor

Temple University
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 19140
Salary Depends on Experience
Sep 20, 2016
Nov 16, 2016
Result Type
Position Type
Full Time

Tenure Track and Non-tenure Track Assistant and Associate Professor Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University

Summary of Opportunity

The Department of Neuroscience at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University is seeking qualified candidates and candidate nominations for Tenure Track and Non-tenure Track Assistant and Associate Professor positions. This is an opportunity to participate in a collaborative environment to perform comprehensive research toward understanding the mechanisms of disorders of the central nervous system in order to develop therapeutic strategies against relevant diseases and to provide an integrative graduate and postgraduate program to train first rate scientists in the field of neuroscience.

The Department of Neuroscience is a state-of-the-art multidisciplinary research and education basic science department. Areas of research focus may include signal transduction, neural cell degeneration in diseases such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases, glial cell disorders, brain tumors, vascular disorders and neuroimmunological disorders associated with viral infections including HIV-1 in AIDS and multiple sclerosis.

Candidate Qualifications

  • PhD, MD, D.V.M. or equivalent degree
  • Possess credentials for a faculty appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor
  • Active NIH and/or other research funding

The Organization:

The Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University (LKSOM) has been a Philadelphia institution for nearly 115 years and is widely recognized as an exceptional medical and educational institution with a diverse, socially-conscious student body, outstanding and prolific faculty and leading-edge research. Founded to provide access to professional education for persons of diverse backgrounds as well as health care to the surrounding, traditionally underserved communities, LKSOM continues to be a vibrant, dynamic leader in medical education, research and patient care. Today, Temple Health's physician leadership is building on its rich history, and transforming one of Philadelphia's leading academic medical centers into a nationally renowned, top-tier medical institution. Like Lewis Katz, the man for whom the school is named, LKSOM's students and faculty are legendary for their hard work, dedication and strong passion for making a difference.

Procedure for Candidacy

Interested candidates should submit a current curriculum vita and complete contact information to the address below. Personal statements summarizing teaching experience, research interests, and contributions to diversity are strongly encouraged.

Kamel Khalili, PhD, Laura H. Carnell Professor and Chair, Department of Neuroscience C/O Debbie Hinnerschitz, DASPR, Physician Recruiter, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, 3420 N. Broad Street, MRB 101, Philadelphia, PA, 19140, Email:debbie.hinnerschitz@tuhs.temple.edu. Phone: 215-707-4419Fax: 215-707-9452


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.