Medical Educator in Immunology - Assistant/Associate/Full Professor

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Job Title: Medical Educator in Immunology - Assistant/Associate/Full Professor
Location: AU/UGA Med Partnership Campus
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 16049
Job InformationJob ID: 16049Position # 00009222The Augusta University/University of Georgia (AU/UGA) Medical Partnership, located in Athens GA, is seeking an experienced, innovative medical educator (PhD, MD, DO, DVM or equivalent) in the area of Medical Immunology.

Ten years ago, Augusta University and the University of Georgia partnered to create a four-year undergraduate medical education campus in Athens, GA in response to a state legislature-sponsored initiative to increase Georgia’s physician workforce needs. The AU/UGA Medical Partnership serves as an incubator for evidence-based medical education that combines the significant instructional and research resources of UGA, the state's flagship land-grant research university, with the expertise of the Medical College of Georgia (MCG) at AU, Georgia's only public medical school. Our medical students study basic and clinical science in a highly integrated, systems-based curriculum that incorporates active learning strategies into large and small group settings.

We seek an outstanding, team-oriented teacher who will share our excitement in continuing to build this dynamic and innovative educational program. This individual will be responsible for guiding student learning of content appropriate for a second-year medical curriculum, including basic concepts of immunology, antibody structure/function, primary immune deficiencies, autoimmunity, allergy, vaccines, and immunity/immune-related diseases of different organ systems. Preference will be given to candidates who also demonstrate a commitment to educational research or other research/scholarship. 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 UGA campus in Athens. Successful candidates will have a primary appointment at AU, with the opportunity for an adjunct faculty appointment in the appropriate department at UGA.

The Community

Athens is one of the nation’s quintessential college towns and has maintained a top ten ranking in the Forbes list of best places to live in the US for the last three years. In 2018 Athens was rated #6 in best small places for business and careers, #19 in education, and #31 in job growth. This city of 129,000 people is home to the University of Georgia, one of the nation’s top three producers of Rhodes Scholars over the past two decades. Athens is also known as the birthplace of R.E.M., the B-52’s, and Drive-by Truckers. Culturally, Athens possesses a lively restored Victorian-era downtown bustling with shops, dining, and nightlife. It is located in Northeast Georgia 61 miles from Atlanta and is less than 4 hours away from both mountains and beaches. To learn more about Athens, see http://www.visitathensga.com.

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Candidates must have a PhD, MD, DO, DVM or equivalent degree and strong communication skills. Evidence of teaching excellence is highly desirable, as is experience with case-based and active learning methods in both small and large group settings. Preference will be given to candidates with prior teaching experience in medical education programs. AU/UGA Medical Partnership basic science and clinical science faculty work closely together within our unique curriculum, including in pairs to facilitate case-based small group student learning on a weekly basis. Preference will also be given to candidates who will be actively engaged in some form of research or scholarship.

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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.

Three letters of recommendation will be required of all selected applicants.

Application Deadline: Applications will be evaluated on a rolling basis, and will be accepted until the position is filled.

Position Start Date: January 1, 2020 or negotiable

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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.

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