Tenure-Track Faculty-Inflammation and Inflammatory Lung Diseases

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Sep 25, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Center for Inflammation, Translational and Clinical Lung Research (CILR) at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University School of Medicine, located in Philadelphia, PA, invites applications for full time, tenure­track appointments at the Full, Associate or Assistant Professor levels. The CILR is undergoing a substantial expansion, and we are currently recruiting several faculty investigators.  Faculty candidates will be considered in all areas of immunology, physiology, biochemistry and/or molecular biology with an interest in the pathogenesis of chronic lung inflammation. The positions will be supported by competitive start up packages.

Candidate Requirements:

Applicants must have a Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent degree, post-doctoral experience, excellent communication skills and a record of productivity in the study of inflammatory disease states. Candidates at the Assistant Professor level should have a substantial trajectory toward developing a rigorous, externally funded immunology research program. Candidates at the associate or Full Professor level should have a national scientific reputation, current research funding and a history of mentorship and leadership. Candidates who are eager to participate in a highly collaborative environment, which includes significant interactions with clinical research investigators. In addition, successful candidates will be expected to contribute to the development of Fellows in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine. Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The Center for Inflammation, Translational and Clinical Lung Research (CILR):

The Center is an integral part of the newly established Department of Thoracic Medicine and Surgery at Temple University. The Department encompasses research and patient care in pulmonary medicine, and brings together clinical and basic science investigators who are committed to a better understanding of pulmonary disease, and a determination to promoting the development of novel and therapeutic approaches to patient care. Research core resources include flow cytometry, histology, two-photon confocal, live-cell imaging, advanced small and large animal facilities including BSL-3 housing space, micro-CT analysis, respiratory physiology assessments, and the use of BSL-3 laboratory facilities for the study of highly pathogenic microbes.

Procedure for Candidacy:

Applicants should submit a: cover letter, summary of present and future research plans, curriculum vitae, and the names/email addresses of four references to:

Gerard J. Criner, MD, Chairperson, Department of Thoracic Medicine and Surgery, Temple University School of Medicine, C/O Julie Brissett, Assistant Director, Physician/Faculty Recruitment & Retention, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, 3420 N. Broad Street, MRB 101, Philadelphia, PA 19140; Email: julie.brissett@tuhs.temple.edu, Ph:  215­707­5665, Fax:  215­707­9452.

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. Temple University School of Medicine is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities.

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