Assistant Professor

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Department Marketing Statement

Augusta University is a thriving academic medical center that in the past decade has logged a 48 per cent increase in student applications, a 25 per cent increase in student enrollment, and a 146 per cent increase in sponsored research.  The Augusta University main campus is in Augusta, Georgia’s second largest city.

Augusta University also has the Institute of Molecular Medicine and Genetics, Center for Genomic Medicine and Biotechnology, Molecular Oncology Program, Immune Therapy Clinical Trials Program and Experimental Therapeutic Trials Program and Immunotherapy Center that are capable of providing opportunities for collaborative work.  Cancer research focus is in the areas of molecular oncology and biomarkers, signaling and angiogenesis, cancer immunotherapy, inflammation and tolerance as well as cancer prevention and control.  Clinical research is conducted through the excellent Cancer Center translational research infrastructure, NCORP grant, investigator-initiated trials and participation in Cooperative Group studies.  This post will collaborate with basic scientists and clinical investigators in developing a state of the art research program.

Job Information  

Job ID: 14487

Position # 00001234

Augusta University Cancer Center and the Medical College of Georgia Department of Medicine is seeking a full-time faculty member at the Assistant or Associate Professor level with focus in breast cancer in the Division of Hematology/Oncology.  The successful candidate will develop robust clinical programs in collaboration with the Surgical and Radiation Oncologists within the Cancer Center’s multidisciplinary tumor clinics and basic scientists.

The medical oncology programs are well-rounded in solid tumor oncology, benign hematology, hematological malignancies, BMT, and a fellowship training program

Minimum Requirements  

MD, Board Certified/Board Eligible in Medicine-Hematology/Oncology.


A competitive salary is offered commensurate with experience and includes an incentive plan that rewards clinical productivity and/or research funding success. 

How To Apply  

To be considered an applicant for this position you must apply online at

Please upload your Curriculum Vitae, Research Statement, Professional References, etc., as one document. 

In order to be formally considered for employment at Augusta University, please upload a cover letter and curriculum vitae as one document online.  If you have questions, please contact:

Anand Jillella, MD

Professor of Medicine

Chief, Division of Hematology/Oncology

Department of Medicine

Email:  ajillella

Elizabeth Jones, MSA

Department Administrator

Medicine – Hematology/Oncology

Augusta University Cancer Service Line

Email:  [email protected]

The final candidate will be required to provide proof of completed academic degree in the form of an original transcript.

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: 6/11/2018
Application Due: 8/10/2018
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