Assistant Professor

Employer
Augusta University
Location
Augusta University
Closing date
Oct 21, 2021

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Job Title: Assistant Professor
Location: Augusta University
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 224824
Job Summary The Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University in Augusta, Georgia is actively seeking a board certified/board eligible Pediatric Endocrinologist.

The position will provide clinical care for the pediatric patient population, to include satellite locations, in both outpatient and inpatient clinical settings. 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, and patient/family education. The position will maintain and ensure that relevant patient records are properly updated, and share week day, weekend and holiday emergent/after-hours call coverage.

Comprehensive services are provided in the 154 bed Children’s Hospital of Georgia with the region’s only Level IV NICU. We have a comprehensive group of pediatric medical and surgical subspecialists serving children and families from across Georgia and we are a key sub specialty referral center for the southeast. The Children’s Hospital of Georgia is part of the Augusta University Health System which includes a 478-bed medical center, a Medical Office Building with more than 80 outpatient practice sites in one convenient setting, and a Critical Care Center housing a 13-county regional trauma center.

Successful candidates will have a proven history of excellent clinical skills, involvement with clinical research, and strong desire to be involved with resident teaching. Additionally, candidates should have an MD/DO degree and be board certified/eligible in Pediatric Endocrinology. Educational responsibilities include, but are not limited to, providing mentorship, clinical supervision and consultation to residents/medical students/staff at AU and develop a more in-depth educational experience for trainees in pediatric endocrinology; providing training to residents/medical students/staff at AU/AUMC in pediatric endocrinology through didactics.

The Augusta University main campus is in Augusta, Georgia's second largest city. The city was recently ranked the second most favorable place to live in the State of Georgia. It is a growing and thriving city with a metropolitan-area population of around 400,000.

Augusta supports an active arts community with touring companies of Broadway productions, a regional ballet company, and a professional symphony orchestra. The cost of living is below the national average, yet the quality of life ranks well above that same national average. The largest lake in Georgia is our neighbor, and there are beaches and mountains within a couple of hours drive.

The faculty at the Children’s Hospital of Georgia finds life in Augusta to be a perfect balance between big city and small town. Our physicians are active in the community: participating in local organizations, sporting activities, and volunteer efforts.

Responsibilities

Clinical Responsibilities - 90%
Provide clinical care for pediatric patient population, to include satellite locations, in include both outpatient and inpatient setting. 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. Maintain and ensure that relevant patient records are properly updated. Share week day and weekend emergent/after-hours call coverage.

Educational Responsibilities - 10%
Education: Provide mentorship, clinical supervision and consultation to residents/medical students/staff at AU and develop a more in-depth educational experience for trainees in pediatric endocrinology; Provide training to residents/medical students/staff at AU/AUMC in pediatric endocrinology through didactics; Achieve and maintain teaching scores at or above the department mean.

Required Qualifications

Educational Requirements
Medical degree from an accredited medical school/university, Board Certified/Board Eligible in Pediatric Endocrinology.

Other Required Qualifications
Must have or be eligible for a State of Georgia medical license, Federal DEA, and CPR certified.

Preferred Qualifications

Additional Preferred Qualifications
Must have excellent oral and written communication, interpersonal and people management skills.

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.
Other Information

This is not a supervisory position.
This position does not have any financial responsibilities.
No, this position will not be required to drive.
This role is not considered a position of trust.
This position does not require a purchasing card (P-Card).
This position may travel 1% - 24% of the time.
This position requires security clearance.

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