Neurologist-Movement Disorders

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Sep 21, 2017
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Department of Neurosurgery

Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Summary of Opportunity

The Department of Neurology at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, announces the search for an academic neurologist, fellowship trained in Movement Disorders to join its growing program.   Applicants must have a strong interest in patient care, basic or clinical research, and the teaching of medical students and residents. Qualified applicants will possess an M.D. or M.D./Ph.D. with BE/BC in Neurology along with additional training from an ACGME accredited movement disorder fellowship program.   The successful candidate will be in possession of or be eligible to obtain an unrestricted medical license from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Temple University Hospital Neuroscience Center’s Movement Disorders Program is a premier program in the region for evaluating and treating patients with all forms of movement disorders. The Center, at Boyer Pavilion, builds on Temple’s rich history of pioneering in the treatment of movement disorders. A highly skilled, multidisciplinary medical team of neurologists and neurosurgeons in consultation with physical therapists, psychiatrists and rehabilitation physicians offers comprehensive diagnostic and treatment capabilities that provide patients with the most advanced treatments available today.

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

S. Ausim Azizi, MD, PhD, Chairman Department of Neurology, C/O Michael Lester, Senior Director, Physician/Faculty Recruitment & Retention, Lewis Katz School of Medicine, 3420 N. Broad Street, MRB 101, Philadelphia, PA, 19140, Email: Phone: 215-707-5666 Fax: 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.

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