Assistant/Associate/Professor in Epidemiology

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Job Information  

Job ID: 15291

Position # 00011531

The Department of Population Health Sciences (DPHS) in the Medical College of Georgia (MCG) at Augusta University (AU) invites applications for a tenure-track or tenured faculty position in Epidemiology at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level.We are seeking an exceptional individual with distinguished record of research, teaching, collaboration and mentoring. Candidates must also have a strong record of extramural funding support and excellent communications skills.  The successful applicant may also have the opportunity to take the leadership role to build and sustain reputable training and research programs in Epidemiology.

Department Marketing Statement  

The newly established DPHS strives to build a transdisciplinary research infrastructure, educational programs and community partnerships to improve the health of all populations. It is the home of the Georgia Prevention Institute, which has over a thirty five year history of active research programs in areas including cardiovascular diseases, cancer, diabetes, fitness, kidney diseases, lung diseases, minority health, nutrition, stress and substance abuse. The other two Divisions in the department are Biostatistics & Data Science and Epidemiology. The department currently offers Masters and a Doctoral programs in Biostatistics, Masters and a Certificate programs in Clinical and Translational Science, and plans to develop Masters and Doctoral programs in Epidemiology.   MCG, Georgia’s only public medical school, has a long tradition of excellence in education and clinical care. Founded in 1828, MCG is one of the nation’s first medical schools, the 8thlargest in the nation for total enrolment, and has helped enhance healthcare in Georgia and beyond through education, discovery and service. MCG has 22 academic departments, 940 medical students, 510 residents training in 48 programs and 776 faculty members. It is the founding college of AU, one of four research-intensive universities in the University System of Georgia. Other colleges at AU include the College of Allied Health Sciences, Dental College of Georgia, College of Nursing, Pamplin College of Arts and Humanities, Hull College of Business, College of Education, College of Science and Mathematics, School of Computer and Cyber Sciences, and the Graduate School.    Augusta, known as the “Garden City”, is a charming Southern city, located in the east central region along the banks of Savannah River. It is the home of the world-renowned Master's golf tournament. It is a superb place to live with a low cost of living and short drives to both the Georgia/Carolina mountains and the Georgia/Carolina/Florida coast. It is a growing and thriving city with a metropolitan area population of over 575,000.     M

Minimum Requirements  

A PhD in Epidemiology or a closely related field is required.

How To Apply  

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

Please upload your Curriculum Vitae, a brief statement of current and planned research, names and contact information of at least 4 professional References, etc., as one document.  To expedite the review process, please send the same information to:

Varghese George, PhD, Professor and Chair Department of Population Health Sciences Email: [email protected]u   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.

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.   As an integral member of the local and neighboring communities, AU seeks candidates committed to making a positive difference! All AU positions are 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.





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Posted: 12/6/2018
Application Due: 2/4/2019
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