Job ID: 237094
The Department of Population Health Sciences in the Medical College of Georgia (MCG) at Augusta University (AU) invites applications for a faculty position at the non-tenure track Assistant Professor level. Interest and ability in active collaboration with other investigators in biomedical, population health, and translational research within and outside Augusta University will be an important factor in the selection of candidates, as will interest in teaching and mentoring.
Applicants must have an MD, Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Biostatistics or a related field, with strong background in applied statistics with emphasis on biomedical research.
Academic rank, tenure status and salary to be commensurate with qualifications and experience of the selected candidate.
Conditions of Employment
All candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review. For specific positions, the final candidate may be subject to a (pre-employment) physical, drug screen, and/or credit check.
The final candidate will be required to provide proof of completed academic degree(s) as well as post-secondary coursework in the form of original transcript(s). Those candidates trained by a foreign institution will also be required to provide an educational/credential evaluation.
All employees are responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of sensitive [patient, student, employee, financial, business, etc.] information by exercising sound judgment and adhering to cybersecurity and privacy policies during the course of their employment and beyond.
How To Apply
To be considered an applicant for this position, you must apply online at http://www.augusta.edu/hr/jobs/faculty using the job opening number provided above.
Please upload your Curriculum Vitae, Research Statement, Professional References, etc., as one document.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.
This position is also responsible for promoting a customer friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner everyday with patients and families for success."
Augusta University is a tobacco free environment and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.
The Department: The Department of Population Health Sciences in MCG is the home of the Division of Biostatistics and Data Science, Division of Epidemiology, he Division of Health Economics and Modeling, and a very active Statistical Consulting Center. It offers pre- and postdoctoral training programs in Biostatistics. The new faculty member will join a highly interdisciplinary faculty and will play an integral role in the ongoing expansion of research and education at AU. The academic departments, and centers and institutes such as the Center for Biotechnology and Genomic Medicine, Cyber Institute, Georgia Cancer Center, Institute of Public and Preventive Health and Sickle Cell Center provide rich opportunities for interdisciplinary collaborative research.
The Institution: MCG, Georgia's only public medical school, has a long tradition of excellence in education and clinical care and is the founding school of AU, one of four research-intensive universities in the University System of Georgia. AU is comprised of College of Allied Health Sciences, College of Nursing, Dental College of Georgia, MCG, College of Education, College of Science and Mathematics, Hull College of Business, Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, School of Computer and Cyber Sciences, and the Graduate School. Founded in 1828, MCG is one of the nation's first medical schools, the 8th largest in the nation for total enrolment, and has helped enhance healthcare in Georgia and beyond through education, discovery and service.
The Community: Located in the east central region along the banks of the Savannah River, Augusta is a charming Southern city and home of the world-renowned Master's golf tournament. It is a superb place to live, with a low cost of living and a short drive to both the Georgia/Carolina mountains and the Georgia/Carolina/Florida coast. It is a growing and thriving city with a metropolitan area population of over 575,000. Augusta was recently ranked 22nd of the 367 U.S. metropolitan areas that Kiplinger's Personal Finance considered for its list of Best Cities for the Next Decade, and is ranked by US News and World Reports as one of the top 100 best places to live. Major cities such as Atlanta and Charlotte are within short driving distances.