Overview

Professional Specifications

The Independence Blue Cross Cardiovascular Research Center (CVRC)

Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

www.temple.edu/medicine

The Independence Blue Cross Cardiovascular Research Center (CVRC) at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University seeks to recruit a tenure-track faculty scientist at the levels of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Full Professor.

Qualified applicants will have M.D., Ph.D., or M.D./Ph.D. degrees, have completed rigorous training and demonstrated the ability to develop an independent, extramurally-funded research laboratory. The ideal candidate will have expertise and have applied cutting-edge approaches in studying cardiac repair and regenerative strategies, with cell or cell product therapies.

The CVRC is designed to conduct basic science and clinically relevant research to discover new knowledge about the mechanisms of cardiac ischemic injury and develop novel therapeutics to enhance repair. The CVRC is conducting research in cardiovascular biology and pathophysiology and seeks new expertise in the area of cell and cell based approaches to enhance reapir of the damaged heart and vascular system.

The CVRC has extensive research and education programs, and will facilitate collaboration and promote excellence in research, education, and service.

Interested candidates should submit their applications (including curriculum vitae, a concise research summary and names and contact information for three references) to: Dr. Steven Houser, Director, CVRC Temple University School of Medicine, C/O Michael R. Lester, Sr. Director Physician/Faculty Recruitment, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, Email: michael.lester@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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