Part-time Clinical Assistant Professor

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Part-time Clinical Assistant Professor


Public Health Epidemiology and Biostatistics

About the University of Georgia:

The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education ( UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

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Benefits Eligible

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Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applications should be uploaded as a single PDF file to “other document 1” and include the following: 1) a cover letter describing research experience, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) three letters of recommendation, 4) unofficial transcripts. We encourage submission of reference letters directly by the referees by the application deadline stated below. The application PDF file and reference letters should be submitted online at Questions may be directed to the Principal Investigator, Dr. José F. Cordero ([email protected]). All applications received by September 30, 2020 will receive full consideration. Applications received after that day may be considered until the search has closed.

Location of Vacancy:

Outside Georgia

EEO Statement:

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR ([email protected]).

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Clinical Assistant Professor

Faculty Rank:

Clinical Assistant Professor

Contract Type:

Fiscal (12 mo.)

Tenure Status:

Non-Tenure Track

Minimum Qualifications:

Terminal degree appropriate for the discipline.

Position Summary:

This part-time position will provide clinical evaluations of children participating in research studies under the program Environmental Influences on Child Health Outcomes (ECHO) and other future research programs from our office in Manati, PR. Responsibilities include preparing weekly reports to parents of child participants and other health care providers with the findings of the clinical evaluations.

Additional Requirements:

Applicants must have a terminal degree (MD or other relevant degree) with a license to practice medicine in Puerto Rico. Experience as a pediatrician greater than five years and Board Certification in Pediatrics. Fluency in Spanish and English is required.

Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, and/or Certification:

License to practice medicine in Puerto Rico and experience as a pediatrician for more than five years.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies:

Fluency in Spanish and English. At least one year of experience in neurodevelopment assessment in children is desirable.

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Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.


Conduct physical and neurodevelopmental evaluations for children participating in research projects following the specified protocols.

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Prepare weekly reports by entering data on research portal.

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Report to parents of child participants the findings of the clinical evaluations and to health care providers as requested by parents.

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Participate in research group meetings and other duties as assigned to assist with the research project.

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Posted: 9/25/2020
Application Due: 11/24/2020
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