Graduate Medical Education Internist - Assistant/Associate/Full Professor

Location
Athens, Georgia
Posted
Mar 29, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Information

Job ID: 12577

Position # 00013504

Augusta University/University of Georgia (AU/UGA) Medical Partnership is recruiting a full time Graduate Medical Education Internist in Athens, GA for our 3-year categorical Internal Medicine Residency Program.  The GME Internist serves as part of the core faculty for the IM Residency Program and will spend part of their time in supervision of medical residents in their continuity clinic practice for the residency program.  In addition to clinical duties, the GME Internist will work closely with the Program Director and assist in developing and teaching the Internal Medicine curriculum through academic half-day sessions, M & M conferences, Journal club, Morning Report and simulation.  Core Faculty duties also include serving as a resident mentor and advisor, and are expected to demonstrate personal scholarship as well as assist with scholarly activities/projects of residents.

Background Information:  

Augusta University and University of Georgia have partnered to create a four-year medical education program in Athens, GA, to help alleviate a statewide shortage of physicians that threatens the health of Georgians.  The AU/UGA Medical Partnership combines the significant instructional and research resources of UGA, the flagship land grant research university, with the expertise of the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University, Georgia’s public medical school.

The Opportunity:  

We are looking for a dynamic, innovative academic medical educator with outstanding interpersonal and communication skills to expand the medical education programs at AU/UGA Medical Partnership.  This position will offer possibilities for developing and enhancing skills, leadership ability, and personal growth.  This position will have significant opportunity to build specialized skills and a broad knowledge base as a core faculty member of the Internal Medicine Residency Program.  Didactic and curricular opportunities include but are not limited to participating in the core curriculum didactics sessions, journal club and the evidence based medicine curriculum, the patient safety and quality curriculum, and the ethics curriculum.  Clinical responsibilities include supervising residents and medical students in the Residents’ Ambulatory Practice. Opportunities for teaching medical students in year 1 and 2 may also be available.  The position is a non-tenure track appointment at the rank of assistant, associate, or full professor commensurate with experience.

General Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the Internal Medicine Residency program as a core faculty member.
  • Clinical responsibilities supervising residents and medical students in the Residents’ Ambulatory Practice with some limited call responsibilities.
  • Teach in the Internal Medicine Residency Program’s core curriculum and other didactic/simulation sessions.
  • Participate in scholarly activities including publishing and disseminating new and original work in peer-reviewed venues and mentoring medical students and residents to publish and disseminate their work in peer-reviewed venues.

The Community:  

Athens is one of the nation’s quintessential college towns, with a lively restored Victorian-era downtown bustling with shops, dining, and nightlife.  This city of 120,000 people is home to the University of Georgia and is known as the birthplace of R.E.M., the B-52’s, and Drive-by Truckers.  It is located 61 miles from Atlanta, and less than 4 hours away from both mountains and beaches.  To learn more about Athens, see www.visitathensga.com.

Minimum Requirements  

  • MD or DO degree
  • Board Certification in Internal Medicine by the American Board of Medical Specialties
  • Experience in medical education, including working knowledge of ACGME and ABIM is preferred
  • Previous experience as a faculty member in an internal medicine residency program is preferred.
  • Able to obtain an unrestricted medical license in the state of Georgia
  • Able to obtain appropriate hospital credentials and privileges
  • Able to obtain an unrestricted Drug Enforcement Administration license

Shift/Salary  

Academic Rank & Salary to be commensurate with qualifications and experience of the selected candidate.

How To Apply  

Position Start Date: July 1, 2017 or negotiable.

Application Deadline: Applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.

Apply online at: http://www.augusta.edu/hr/jobs/faculty/.

The application packet should include a curriculum vitae and a cover letter addressing how applicant’s credentials and experience meet the responsibilities and qualifications of the position.  Three letters of recommendation will be required of the applicant that is selected.

To be considered an applicant for this faculty position, applications (including CV's and cover letters) can only be accepted through the online application process.  The system may require the CV and cover letter to be uploaded as one document.

Please do not email CV's or application information to department.

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.