Assistant Professor

Augusta, Georgia
Apr 04, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Department Marketing Statement

The Augusta University main campus is in Augusta, Georgia's second largest city.  The city was recently ranked the second most favorable place to live in the State of Georgia. It is a growing and thriving city with a metropolitan-area population of around 400,000. 

Augusta University is a thriving academic medical center that in the past decade has logged a 48 percent increase in student applications, a 25 percent increase in student enrollment, and a 146 percent increase in sponsored research.  The University's Medical College of Georgia, the 13th oldest medical school in the country, was founded in 1828.

Augusta supports an active arts community with touring companies of Broadway productions, a regional ballet company, and a professional symphony orchestra. The cost of living is below the national average, yet the quality of life ranks well above that same national average. The largest lake in Georgia is our neighbor, and there are a plethora of beaches and mountains within a couple of hours drive.

The faculty at the Children’s Hospital of Georgia finds life in Augusta to be a perfect balance between big city and small town. Our faculty are active in the community: participating in local organizations, churches, sporting activities, volunteer efforts, and other extracurricular events.

Community members proudly describe the area as a wonderful place for children to grow and families to develop. Topnotch school systems are located here, and include Davidson Fine Arts who is consistently ranked well within the top 100 High Schools nationally by US News and World Reports.

Job Information  

Job ID: 12628

Position: 00014234

The Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University, Department of Pediatrics, seeks a board eligible/board certified general pediatrician to join its full-time faculty.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Be clinically productive through the provision of clinical hospitalist services in the Children’s Hospital of Georgia (CHOG) and in the general pediatrics and adolescent medicine outpatient ambulatory practice.  Responsibilities will include weekday, evening and weekend hours.  Participation in on-call duties, including inpatient consultations, with other faculty.  
  • Provide education and training to residents, medical students and staff in general pediatrics/hospital medicine which includes but is not limited to: clinical supervision; consultation; and didactics.
  • Participate in research and/or other scholarly activities in general pediatrics/hospital medicine.  Perform other duties of a University faculty member including committee assignments, curriculum development, student advisement, and general administration.

Minimum Requirements  

Medical degree from an accredited medical school/university, Board Certified/Board Eligible in Pediatrics.

Must be able to obtain a medical license in the state of Georgia.

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.

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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