Academic Nephrologist

Academic Nephrologist

Department of Medicine

Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Nephrology Faculty Position at Temple University’s Lewis Katz School of Medicine in Philadelphia

Position Summary

The Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, Department of Medicine is seeking highly skilled, fellowship-trained candidates for a Nephrologist position at the Assistant or Associate Professor Level.

The successful candidate will be a dedicated clinician looking to work within in a vibrant academic environment where active teaching and mentoring of Nephrology fellows, Internal Medicine residents and medical students is strongly encouraged. Opportunities for engagement in research are also available for interested applicants.

Temple University Hospital is a 750 bed hospital with robust critical care services, a high volume emergency department, kidney and other solid organ transplantation programs and nephro-pathology services. Outpatient nephrology services are conducted on-campus and at several local dialysis clinics, where all home therapies are encouraged and growing. The Section of Nephrology is dedicated to its tri-fold mission of excellence in patient care, education and research, and as part of a health care system; we are expanding programs to meet the evolving needs of our community, locally and globally.

In addition to a competitive salary, and a comprehensive suite of benefits – including a generous 403b retirement match, health, dental, vision, life, malpractice, paid vacation, CME, a tuition remission program, disability at group rates, and more, – the position offers:

  • a uniquely supportive practice environment, strengthened by Temple’s mission-driven culture to provide and promote equitable, world class patient care, research, and medical education;
  • individual career development and mentorship opportunities; and
  • collegiality among faculty, staff and hospital leadership.

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. Temple Health refers to the health, education and research activities carried out by the affiliates of Temple University Health System and by the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University (LKSOM). Temple University Health System (TUHS) is a $1.8+ billion academic health system dedicated to providing access to quality patient care and supporting excellence in medical education and research.

Located in the heart of North Philadelphia, Temple offers easy access to all the cultural, historical, culinary and recreational activities of Pennsylvania’s largest city, with opportunities to reside in varied settings ranging from urban to rural.

Job Qualifications:

  • MD, DO or foreign equivalent;
  • Board Certified/Eligible in Nephrology
  • Successful completion of an ACGME accredited IM Residency and Nephrology Fellowship prior to start date.
  • Eligibility for unrestricted medical licensure and DEA in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
  • Interest in transplant nephrology desirable, but not required.

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Procedure for Candidacy

To be considered for this position applicants must complete the online application at:

Application materials must be submitted in PDF format and should include: a cover letter, an updated curriculum vitae and three professional references (names w/contact information.)  A statement describing participation in activities that promote diversity and inclusion and/or plans to make future contributions is strongly encouraged.

Please address your application to: Paul Pronovost, MD, Section Chief, Nephrology and Kidney Transplantation, Professor, Medicine, C/O Jessica Vega, Senior Physician/Faculty Recruiter, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University. E-mail:

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

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.