Assistant Professor - Radiation Therapy

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Augusta University
Location
Augusta University
Closing date
Oct 21, 2021

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Job Title: Assistant Professor - Radiation Therapy
Location: Augusta University
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 224095
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Job Information Job ID: 224095Position # 20012771 Augusta University invites applications for a 12-month, non-tenure track, full-time faculty position in the Bachelor of Science Radiation Therapy Program housed in the Department of Undergraduate Health Professions, College of Allied Health Sciences. The candidate will serve as the Clinical Coordinator and Course Director for five clinical internship courses, which constitute 8.0 credit hours (CrHr) in the Fall Semester, 8.0 CrHr in the Spring Semester, and 6.0 CrHr in the Summer Semester. In addition, the candidate will be assigned a minimum of one to two didactic courses per semester as needed.Responsibilities The primary duties and responsibilities of this position include the development and delivery of lecture and laboratory undergraduate courses; coordinating and supervising clinical internships; evaluation of students in didactic and clinical internship courses; planning curricula; oversight of student research projects; assisting with recruitment, admissions, and advisement processes for the Radiation Therapy Program; assisting the Program Director with program-related assessment and administrative tasks; providing service (public, professional, and institutional); and participation in research/scholarly activities in accordance with effort allocation. Candidates will find an academic environment that encourages research activities such as professional presentations and publication of peer-reviewed articles. Minimum Requirements Minimum qualifications at the time of employment include a Bachelor's degree with plans to complete a Master's Degree within a designated time frame; documentation of graduation from a Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT)-accredited Radiation Therapy Program; current and unencumbered American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) certification in Radiation Therapy; a minimum of three (3) years of clinical experience as a Radiation Therapist; or a minimum of three (3) years of experience as an instructor (clinical or didactic) in a JRCERT-accredited Radiation Therapy Program. Preferred Qualifications Master's Degree is preferred; demonstrated interpersonal, technical, and educational skills for organization and delivery of professional discipline content, curriculum, implementation, instruction, counseling, and evaluation; high-level knowledge and skills with web-based learning platforms such as Desire2Learn, ECHO 360, interactive educational techniques/technology, distance learning; knowledge and experience with JRCERT accreditation and learning outcomes assessment process; ability to collaborate with several academic departments, faculty, and clinical affiliates; ability to maintain confidentiality and demonstrate tact, discretion, and professionalism. Shift/Salary This is a 12-month appointment. Rank and salary will be commensurate with education and experience. About Us The Department: The Department of Undergraduate Health Professions (UHP) in the College of Allied Health Sciences is formed by eight allied health programs. Additional information about the department and college can be found at https://www.augusta.edu/alliedhealth/uhp/. The College: The College of Allied Health Sciences at Augusta University trains and educates today's health care professionals: the therapists, technicians, administrators, managers, and assistants who are the backbone of our country's health care workforce. The University: Augusta University includes nine colleges and schools with nearly 9,000 students, over 1,000 full-time faculty, and nearly 7,000 staff. It houses the nation's eighth-largest medical school, the state's sole dental college, and an integrated health system. The mission of the university is to offer high-quality undergraduate and graduate education, student development, and continuing education; to conduct research and creative activities; to provide services that enhance the intellectual, cultural, environmental, and economic development of the metropolitan region; address national and international issues in key areas; and establish Augusta University as a major presence, and contribute to the global and local community. More information is available at http://www.augusta.edu. The Community: Nestled along the banks of the Savannah River, Augusta is the second largest city in Georgia. It is renowned internationally for its annual Masters Golf Tournament. Knows as the "Garden City", Augusta features picturesque and friendly neighborhoods, low cost of living, and plenty of cultural and recreational opportunities. It is a growing and thriving city, which was recently ranked 22nd of the 367 U.S. metropolitan areas that Kiplinger's Personal Finance considered for its list of Best Cities for the Next Decade. Augusta has many artistic organizations, including the Augusta Opera Association, the Augusta Ballet, the Fort Gordon Dinner Theater, the Augusta Players, the Augusta Symphony, the Morris Museum of Art, and the Augusta Museum of History, to name a few. Major metropolitan areas such as Atlanta, GA, Columbia, SC, and Charlotte, NC, are within a short driving distance, as are many scenic destinations, including the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Atlantic coast, and historic locations, including Savannah, GA, and Charleston, SC.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(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.

How To Apply

To be considered an applicant for this position you 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.

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