Academic Nephrologist

Temple University
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Sep 29, 2016
Position Type

Academic Nephrologist
Department of Medicine
Temple University School of Medicine
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Summary of Opportunity

The Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University announces the search for a BC/BE academic Nephrologist to join the faculty. There are currently 14 faculty members in the Section of Nephrology who care for a diverse patient population with a wide range of diseases and fully support a broad spectrum of kidney diseases, renal transplantation, hypertension, kidney stones, and fluid and electrolyte disorders.

This opportunity entails clinical practice in both outpatient and inpatient areas with involvement in the teaching and mentoring of Nephrology fellows, Internal Medicine residents, and Temple University medical students. This position is suitable for a nephrologist who has expertise and interest in managing and integrating home therapies into an active nephrology practice in an academic setting. The successful candidate will be board eligible/board certified in Nephrology and interested in pursuing or continuing a career in an academic environment. Rank and compensation commensurate with experience.

Candidate Qualifications

•    An MD (DO) or MD/PhD with board eligibility or board certification in Nephrology.
•    Experience with home therapies is required.
•    Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
•    Ability to obtain an unrestricted medical licensure in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Procedure for Candidacy

Interested candidates should forward a current CV and letter of interest addressed to:

Crystal A. Gadegbeku, MD, FAHA, FACP, FASN, Section Chief, Nephrology and Kidney Transplantation, Associate Professor, Medicine, Assistant Director, Temple Clinical Research Institute, c/o Julie Brissett, Assistant Director, Department of Physician Faculty Recruitment & Retention, Temple University School of Medicine, 3420 North Broad Street, Medical Research Building Suite 101, Philadelphia, PA 19140; E-mail:; Telephone: 215-707-2236.

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.