Assistant / Associate Professor, Director, Immunogenetics Laboratory

Augusta, Georgia
Mar 01, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Department Marketing Statement

The Department of Pathology has 29 faculty with responsibilities in patient care, teaching and research. The Department provides an excellent work environment with emphasis on collegiality and outstanding diagnostic service. The Clinical Pathology Laboratories are in the process of moving to new state of the art facilities, co-located to facilitate coordinated care.

Augusta University, located in Augusta, Georgia, is a public research university and medical center. It is home to the Medical College of Georgia, the nation’s ninth-largest and 13th-oldest medical school. The AU Medical Center consists of a 458 bed adult hospital and a 154 bed pediatric hospital on the same campus. The hospitals have active kidney/pancreas and stem cell transplant programs, and other organ transplants programs are under consideration.

Job Information  

Assistant/Associate Professor Director, Immunogenetics Laboratory  

Job ID: 12503

Position # 00002029

The Department of Pathology at the Medical College of Georgia invites applications for a full time Technical Director, Immunogenetics Laboratory at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor. The individual will assume responsibility for the operations of the Immunogenetics Laboratory providing appropriate state of the art diagnostic support to the transplant programs of AU Medical Center Inc. (AUMC).The Director will also work with Clinical Pathology administration and AUMC to ensure that the laboratory meets all state and federal requirements, including, but not limited to JCAHO, American Society for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (ASHI), and College of American Pathologists (CAP) guidelines, accreditation and licensure requirements and adheres to the best practices for optimal patient care and safety. The incumbent will participate in teaching residents, medical students and medical technologists and will engage in research endeavors and scholarly activities.  

Minimum Requirements  

The applicant must have a PhD, MD, DO, or DVM, with additional training or experience in the performance and interpretation of Histocompatibility/Immunogenetics procedures. Board certification/eligibility by the American Board of Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics is required. 

How To Apply  

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

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

You may contact Mrs. Debra Wright, Medical College of Georgia BF104, 1120 15th Street, Augusta, Georgia 30912 or with any questions about the online application process.

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.