Job Title: Assistant Professor
Location: Augusta University
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 217906
Job Information Job ID: 217906Position # 20010939 The Section of Maternal-Fetal Medicine of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology in the Medical College of Georgia/Augusta University is seeking to hire Maternal-Fetal Medicine fellows who will be completing their fellowship requirements by June 30, 2020. The following describes our practice and academic settings as well as the metropolitan environment of Augusta, Georgia.
The MFM practice is equipped with the latest ultrasound equipment, a state-of-the-art image archival and clinical reporting system and is supported by RDMS-certified sonographers, a genetics counselor, and a perinatal nurse coordinator. Our practice provides high-risk consultations comprehensive prenatal genetic screening and diagnosis, genetic and preconceptual counseling, and targeted ultrasound studies. There is a dedicated clinical area in the Ambulatory Care Center and off-campus office facilities in the community. The MFM practice has access to referrals from the greater Augusta area and the entire state of Georgia for selected fetal anomalies that will require pediatric specialty surgical treatment. The Augusta University Hospitals include a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Nursery, dedicated Adult Intensive Care Units, a 12-bed labor and delivery unit, and a dedicated triage/obstetric emergency care unit.
Practice Model:The Maternal-Fetal Medicine Section functions as a consultative service in coordination with the Section of General Obstetrics and Gynecology and outside referring physicians. Hospitalized antepartum patients are seen in consultation on an as needed basis while some selected patients may be followed exclusively by the MFM service. While most deliveries and minor procedures such as D&Cs and cerclages may be performed by the general obstetricians, selected patients followed by the MFM service may receive global care by its faculty members.
Research OpportunitiesThe MFM Section has access to a large clinical database of obstetric patients that has been collected and curated over the past two decades. In addition, there are a number of basic science and translational laboratories that have successfully collaborated with the MFM Section and the Department has two full-time faculty that are basic scientists. The Section has a long history of well-recognized research in the basic sciences as well as clinical projects in the areas of antenatal and intrapartum surveillance, preterm labor, and computer applications in obstetric care.
Faculty Job Responsibilities
In addition to clinical responsibilities, a new faculty member will be afforded protected time for academic development and research. It is anticipated that he/she will identify areas of fruitful basic or clinical research that will culminate in extramural funding. New faculty will also participate in the ongoing education of medical students and residents in Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Augusta University is one of the flagship academic/research institutions in the state of Georgia University System. It is located in a vibrant metropolitan area bordering on the Savannah River that has been designated as the cyber command center for the United States Armed Forces and as a national cyber security hub. It has a Regional Airport served by Delta and American carriers and is a three-hour drive from central Atlanta, Savannah, Charleston, South Carolina and Charlotte, North Carolina. The cost of living is modest in comparison to similarly sized cities and there is ample and affordable housing available. There are excellent educational institutions for children of all ages.Minimum Requirements
- MD degree from an accredited medical school or university
- Successful completion of maternal-fetal medicine fellowship
- Board Certified/Board Eligible in Maternal Fetal Medicine
- Eligible for a Georgia Medical License
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(s) as well as post-secondary coursework in the form of original transcript(s). Those candidates trained by a foreign institution will also be required to provide an educational/credential evaluation.
To be considered an applicant for this position your must apply online at http://www.augusta.edu/hr/jobs/faculty.
Please upload your Curriculum Vitae, Research Statement, Professional References, etc., as one document.Equal Employment Opportunity Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans. 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.