Gastroenterologist

Employer
Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University
Location
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Closing date
Jul 21, 2023

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Specialty
Gastroenterology
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
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The Lewis Katz School of Medicine (LKSOM) has an exciting opportunity for an academically oriented Interventional Gastroenterologist to join a nationally recognized program with a rich history.  

The ideal candidate will provide the highest quality of clinical care; have a strong interest in education and the pursuit of academic and scholarly activities.  The position includes both inpatient and outpatient responsibilities. The Faculty member will be responsible for performing a mix of both general and advanced endoscopic procedures. Proficiency in endoscopic ultrasound with FNA/FNB, EMR, ERCP, endoscopic suturing, luminal stenting, and double-balloon enteroscopy is required. Proficiency in ESD Double-Balloon Enteroscopy is preferred but not required..  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.

Procedure for Candidacy

In order to be considered for this position, you must complete an online application, which is available here: https://bit.ly/3Ofsx0v

Your application will not be considered complete and until you have submitted all of the required documents and information.  All documents must be in PDF format.

Application materials should include a curriculum vita, personal statement stating your qualifications, professional goals and research/teaching interests, three professional references names/contact information and a statement describing participation in activities that promote diversity and inclusion and/or plans to make future contributions is strongly encouraged. 

Please address all applications to: Frank Friedenberg, MD, Professor of Medicine, Chief Section of Gastroenterology, C/O Michael R. Lester, Assistant Dean, Office of Physician/Faculty Recruitment & Retention Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, Email:  michael.lester@tuhs.temple.edu

We are especially interested in qualified candidates from diverse backgrounds and under-represented groups. For more information about our commitment to diversity at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine, please visit OHEDI.

COVID-19 vaccinations are required for employment at Temple University, unless granted a religious or medical exemption (see www.temple.edu/coronavirus).

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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