General Gastroenterology Faculty Position

Employer
Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University
Location
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Posted
Mar 23, 2021
Closes
Mar 23, 2022
Ref
2080950
Specialty
Gastroenterology
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

The Lewis Katz School of Medicine (LKSOM) has an exciting opportunity for academically oriented general gastroenterologist to join a nationally recognized program with a rich history.  

The ideal candidate will be dedicated to providing the highest quality of clinical care, have a strong interest in education and pursuing academic and scholarly activities.  The opportunity includes both inpatient and outpatient responsibilities and endoscopy.  The selected candidate must have the ability to work cooperatively and collegially within a multidisciplinary, diverse environment.  Applicants are required to be BE/BC in gastroenterology and eligible for medical license in the commonwealth of Pennsylvania. 

In addition to a competitive salary, and comprehensive suite of benefits – including health, dental, vision, life, malpractice, paid vacation, CME and disability at group rates, and more, – the position offers:

  • A uniquely supportive practice environment with an emphasis on quality patient care, research, teaching, individual career development, and collegiality among faculty members;
  • vibrant clinical and educational programs – providing exceptional education to a diverse body of medical students and residents and state-of-the-art health care to a diverse patient population;
  • Opportunities also exist for engagement in research and candidates with interest in publishing or participating in research is preferred but, not required.
  • Rank and compensation commensurate with experience.

 

The Gastroenterology Section at Temple University Hospital is one of the nation’s most comprehensive centers for the diagnosis and treatment of digestive disorders, covering the full breadth of gastrointestinal diseases and liver disorders. We utilize some of the most advanced diagnostic technologies available in the country and specialize in advanced therapeutic endoscopic procedures that are only available in select centers. Our large and varied clinical practice takes advantage of the peerless state-of-the-art facilities of our Digestive Disease Center equipped with the latest diagnostic and therapeutic technologies for the management of everything from complex motility disorders and pancreatico-biliary diseases, to small intestinal conditions requiring deep, device-assisted enteroscopy and advanced endoscopic surgical techniques like POEM (Per oral Endoscopic Myotomy). In addition to our varied clinical activities, we are committed to the education and training of physicians. We offer a three-year fellowship that reflects the clinical activities of a large urban tertiary care referral hospital with the research opportunities provided by an outstanding faculty of recognized experts.

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 current curriculum vita and complete contact information online: https://bit.ly/3lIpiRT

Personal statements summarizing teaching experience, clinical and research interests, and contributions to diversity are encouraged.

Please address all applications to: Frank Friedenberg, MD, Professor of Medicine, Chief Section of Gastroenterology, C/O Jessica Vega, Senior Recruiter, Department of Physician/Faculty Recruitment & Retention Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, Email:  jessica.vega@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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