Assistant Professor

Augusta, Georgia
Mar 13, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

 Department Marketing Statement

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 undergraduate programs in Health Information Administration, Respiratory Therapy, and Health Services. Masters degrees are offered in Public Health and Clinical Nutrition with a Dietetic Internship.

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 faculty, 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 activities; to provide services 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 information is available at

The Community

Nestled along the banks of the Savannah River, Augusta is the second largest city in Georgia. It is renowned internationally 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 22nd 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, Columbia, SC, and Charlotte, NC are within a short driving distance, as are many scenic destinations, including the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Atlantic coast, and historic locations, including Savannah, GA and Charleston, SC.

Job Information  

Job ID: 12556

Position # 00000204

Augusta University, formerly known as The Medical College of Georgia, invites applications for a faculty position in the Bachelors of Science Respiratory Therapy Program housed in the Department of Clinical and Digital Health Sciences. The primary duties and responsibilities of this position include teaching in the classroom, online, laboratory and 12-hour clinical rotations. Additional responsibilities include service and recruitment activities. Candidates will find an academic environment that encourages and supports research activities such as grant writing and publication of peer reviewed articles. The MHS in Respiratory Care is integral to the future planning for the program. This is a 12-month appointment. Rank will be commensurate with education and experience.

Minimum Requirements  

Minimum qualifications include:

  • Earned a graduate degree (Master, PhD or EdD) at the time of hiring RRT credential Eligible for Georgia RCP license Proven experience as a Registered Respiratory Therapist with current clinical experience in ICU. 

Experience on the faculty of a respiratory therapy programs, experience in web-based teaching, curriculum design, and program development are desirable. Advanced credentials, particularly in neonatal/pediatrics, and experience in classroom and/or laboratory courses in an accredited respiratory therapy program are preferred. The strong candidate will hold an earned doctorate in a related field.

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.

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

1) Cover letter

2) Curriculum vitae

3) List of 3 professional references

For inquires please contact the search committee chair:

Gianluca De Leo, Department Chair Phone Number: (706) 721-8792

The search process is co-Chaired by: 

Andrew J. Mazzoli, PhD, RRT, CPFT

Assistant Professor  

Department of Clinical and Digital Health Sciences  

College of Allied Health Sciences

987 St. Sebastian Way, EC 4318

Augusta, Georgia 30912

Direct Line 706-721-2939

Department Office 706-721-3554


Steven S. Coughlin, PhD

Associate Professor

Department of Clinical and Digital Health Sciences

College of Allied Health Sciences

Augusta University

1120 15th Street, EC-4324

Augusta, GA 30912

Tel. (706) 721-4643



Review of applications will start on April 1, 2017 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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