Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Full Professor

Augusta, Georgia
Apr 06, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Department Marketing Statement

The Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology at Augusta University offers an MS and a PhD program in Biostatistics, and a Masters and a Certificate program in Clinical and Translational Science. Immediate future plans include developing graduate programs in Epidemiology. The new faculty members will join a highly interdisciplinary faculty and will play an integral role in the ongoing expansion of research and education at Augusta University. The academic departments, and centers and institutes such as the Georgia Prevention Institute, the Institute of Public and Preventive Health, the Cancer Center, the Center for Biotechnology and Genomic Medicine, the Sickle Cell Center and the Educational Innovation Institute at Augusta University provide rich opportunities for interdisciplinary research. The search will remain open until positions are filled.

 Job Information  

Job ID: 12633

Position # 00007383

The Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology in the Medical College of Georgia at the Augusta University invites applications for tenure track or tenured faculty positions at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level.  All candidates must show evidence of excellent oral and written communication skills. Candidates for Associate or Full Professor should have a nationally and internationally recognized record of innovative and leading-edge methodological research, genuine interest in interdisciplinary collaborations in translational research, successful track record of extramural funding support, strong ability and interest in teaching and mentoring students, and demonstrated leadership potential. Candidates for Assistant Professor should provide evidence of outstanding methodological and interdisciplinary research potential and should, preferably, have relevant postdoctoral training.

Minimum Requirements  

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in biostatistics, epidemiology or a closely related field. Experience and demonstrated interest in cancer research, clinical trials, computational biology, genomics, public health or statistical bioinformatics is highly desirable. Interest and ability in active collaboration with investigators in biomedical and public health research within and outside of Augusta University will be an important factor in the selection of candidates as will teaching experience in graduate courses.


Academic rank, tenure status and salary to be commensurate with qualifications and experience of the selected candidate.

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.

To expedite the review process, they should also e-mail the same information to: 

Varghese George, Ph.D., Chair
Dept. of Biostatistics and Epidemiology
Medical College of Georgia

Augusta University
1120 15th Street, AE 1005
Augusta, GA 30912-4900


Phone: (706) 721-0801 

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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