Assistant/Associate Professor

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Job Information  

Job ID: 13674

Position # 00009208

The Department of Cellular Biology and Anatomy, Medical College of Georgia, at Augusta University is undergoing an expansion of its research program and is seeking tenure-track faculty at the Assistant or Associate Professor levels.  The department is seeking candidates with an interest and expertise in diseases associated with aging.  Preferential consideration will be given to investigators with research expertise related to Bone/Musculoskeletal, Renal, Visual or Neurodegenerative diseases, which will complement existing strengths within the department. Augusta University is the homeof the only research-oriented, state-supported medical school in Georgia and offfers an outstanding interdisciplinary environment. The research infrastructure includes state-of-the-art core facilities for confocal, multi-photon and super-resolution imaging, small animal behaviro/imaging, proteomics, genomics including high throughput Illumina sequencing, flow cytometry, and electron microscopy/histology.  Candiates at the Assistant Professor level must demostrate a strong potential for research including obtaining extramural funding. Candidates at the Associate Professor level must possess external funding at the NIH R01 level and demonstrate potential for its continuation.  The successful candiate will receive a nationally competitive startu-up package, be expected to establish and maintain an extramurally funded research program, and participate in teaching.  Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a statement of research objectives, a description of teaching interests/experience, and identify at least three individuals as references.

All applicantions will be confidential.  Interested applicants should send their information to Dr. Graydon Gonsalvez, Chair, faculty search committee,

The Augusta University is an EEO/AA/Equal Access Employer.  The Augusta University is located in the historic city of Augusta and is within the Central Savannah River Area, which offers outstanding lifestyle and  recreational opportunities.


Minimum Requirements  

Ph.D. and or M.D.


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.

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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Posted: 1/18/2018
Application Due: 3/19/2018
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