Assistant Professor

Augusta, Georgia
Jan 30, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Department Marketing Statement  

The Department

The Department of Clinical and Digital Health Sciences (CDHS) has recently attracted faculty with public health research interests, has increased the number of externally funded projects in public health, and has been successful in merging health technology solutions with research initiatives. The CDHS department offers the nation 's oldest online undergrad uate programs in Health Inform ation Administration (HIA), Master of Public Health, Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Therapy, Dietetic Internship and Master of Science in Allied Health with em phasis in Nutrition . The CDHS department Additional information about the department and college can be found at:


The University

Augusta University includes nine colleges and schools with nearly 9,000 students, over 1,000 full-time facu lty, and nearly 7,000 staff. It houses the nation's eighth-largest medical school, the state's sole dental college, and an integrated health system . The mission of the university is to offer high-quality undergraduate and graduate education, student development, and continuing education ; to conduct research and creative activi ies; to provide serv ices that enhance the intellectual, cultural, environmental, and economic development of the metropolitan region ; address national and international issues in key areas; and establish Augusta University as a major presence, and contribute to the global and local community. More in formation is avai lable at


The Community

Nestled along the banks of the Savannah River, Augusta i s the second largest city in Georgia. It is renowned in ternationally for its annual Masters Golf Tournament. Known as the "Garden City'', Augusta features picturesque and friendly neighborhoods, low cost of living, and plenty of cultural and recreational opportunities. It is a growing and thriving city which was recently ranked 22 nd of the 367 U.S. metropolitan areas that Kiplinger's Personal Finance considered for its list of Best Cities for the Next Decade. Augusta has many artistic organizations including the Augusta Opera Association , the Augusta Ballet, the Fort Gordon Dinner Theater, the Augusta Players, the Augusta Symphony, the Morris Museum of Art and the Augusta Museum of History to name a few. Major metropolitan areas such as Atlanta, GA, Colum bia, SC, and Charlotte, NC are within a short driving distance, as are many scenic destinations, including the Blue Ridge Mounta ins and the Atlantic coast, and historic locations, including Savannah, GA and Charleston, SC.


Job Information  

Job ID: 12374

Position # 00000265


General Duties and Responsibilities

Augusta University, formerly known as The Medical College of Georgia, invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor in the Department of Clinical and Digital Health Sciences to engage in Allied Health with emphasis in Nutrition and in the Dietetic Internship program (MS-DI). This is a 12-month appointment. Candidates will find an academic environment  that encourages and supports research activities such as grant writing and publication of peer­ reviewed articles.

Minimum Requirements  


Minimum qualifications include:


•         Earned a Master's degree in nutrition or related disciplines from an accredited university

•         Be a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

•         Be eligible for a dietetic license in the State of Georgia (at the time of hiring)

•         Have at least 2 years of clinical experience as a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

•         Demon strated excellence in preceptorship for dietetic interns

•         Demonstrate interest and potential in research

•         Posses excellent oral and written communication skills


How To Apply  

To be considered an applicant for this position your must apply online at

Please upload your Curriculum Vitae, Research Statement, Professional References, etc., as one document


Application Instructions

Interested candidates must complete the online application and upload a single PDF file containing the following:

 I ) Cover letter

2)  Curriculum vitae

3)  List of 3 professional references


For inquires please contact the search committee chair:


Dr. Judith Anglin

Search Committee Chair

Department of Clinical and Digital Health Sciences Augusta University

   987 St. Sebastian Way, EC 4310

   Augusta, Georgia 30912

   Phone: 706-446-44 13

Review of applications will start on February 15, 20 17 and continue until position is filled.


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 in the form of an original transcript.  Those candidates trained by a foreign institution will also be required to provide an educational/credential evaluation.


Other Information  

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.

 Equal Employment Opportunity  

Augusta University is an equal employment, equal access, and equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution. Also, Augusta University is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans. It is the policy of the University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation or veteran status.

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