Medical Educator in Pathology - Assistant/Associate/Full Professor

Location
Athens, Georgia
Posted
Mar 20, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
    Job Information   Job ID: 13961 Position # 00014607

The Augusta University/University of Georgia (AU/UGA) Medical Partnership seeks an experienced medical educator with evidence of a high level of professional achievement in medical education to teach an integrated approach to Pathology and Histopathology across the first two years of the medical curriculum. Given the multidisciplinary nature of the curriculum, expertise in cellular and molecular biology are also highly desirable. We seek excellent teachers who will share our excitement in continuing to build this innovative educational program. Additionally, participation is school- and campus-wide committees will be expected. Preference will be given to candidates who also demonstrate a commitment to educational research or other scholarly endeavors. The AU/UGA Medical Partnership Campus offers unique opportunities for medical education research, as well as research in cell and molecular biology, genetics, microbiology and an array of other disciplines through collaboration with faculty in the colleges of Arts and Sciences, Veterinary Medicine, Public Health, and other units across the University of Georgia campus. Candidates will have the opportunity for appointments in the appropriate departments at both Augusta University and the University of Georgia.   

Background Information:

Augusta University and the 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 state's flagship land-grant research university, with the expertise of AU-MCG, Georgia's only public medical school. Students study basic and clinical science in a highly integrated, systems-based, hybrid curriculum that incorporates active learning strategies into interactive large and small group settings. The successful candidate will join a cadre of enthusiastic and innovative educators who have created a collaborative environment for developing, implementing and teaching basic and clinical sciences.

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 http://www.visitathensga.com.

  Minimum Requirements  

Candidates must have a doctoral degree (MD or DO) in their discipline, and excellent communication skills. Evidence of teaching excellence is essential, and experience with case-based and active learning methods in both small and large group settings is highly desirable. Preference will be given to candidates with prior teaching in medical education programs, and to those who will be actively engaged in some form of research or scholarship.

  Shift/Salary  

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

  How To Apply  

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

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

The application packet should include a Curriculum Vitae and a cover letter addressing how the applicant's credentials and experience meet the responsibilities and qualifications of the position.  Please upload application materials as one document.

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

Three letters of recommendation will be required of the applicant that is selected.

  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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