Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

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Job Information  

Job Opening:  14641

Position #:  00011953

The Department of Pediatrics at Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University, located in Augusta, Georgia is actively seeking a board eligible/board certified pediatrician for its growing practice in Aiken, South Carolina.   Position will manage and provide clinical care for patients in the Aiken, SC area (located only twenty miles from the health sciences campus).  Clinical care would include but is not limited to the diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of disorders, consultations, acute care, ordering and interpreting lab results, developing treatment plans, patient/family education and various procedures.  Clinical care also includes newborn nursery coverage, attending c-section deliveries some of which may be high risk, and performing circumcisions.  The position must maintain and ensure that relevant patient records are properly updated, and will share week day and weekend emergent/after-hours call coverage and newborn nursery coverage.  Call coverage includes nights, weekends and holidays.  Candidates must possess strong clinical skills and ability to relate to medical students and residents to enhance strong educational programs.  The position has excellent salary and benefits.  Academic appointment depends upon qualifications.

Minimum Requirements  

Medical degree from an accredited medical school/university.  Board Certified/Board Eligible in General Pediatrics.

Must have or be able to obtain a State of South Carolina and Georgia Medical License; DEA; CPR certification.


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.

Background Check  

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.




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Posted: 1/2/2019
Application Due: 2/25/2019
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