Assistant Professor

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Job Summary

Job ID: 224787

Position #: 20000888


Georgia Cancer Center, Augusta University, GA, USA

The Georgia Cancer Center at Augusta University brings together a team of basic science researchers, clinicians, radiation oncologists, nurse navigators and patient support staff to create a community fostering innovation and care focused on improving the lives of our patients. This team approach is focused on patients across the state of Georgia and neighboring states providing access to more first-in-the-nation clinical trials, world-renowned experts and a multidisciplinary approach that keeps the patient at the center of care. Research at the Georgia Cancer Center’s M. Bert Storey Research Building focuses on the most promising pathways for the prevention and treatment of cancer. Several of our researchers are involved with investigator-initiated clinical trials, transitioning their research into the clinic.


This Assistant Professor position will be a full member of the Georgia Cancer Center with primary appointment to the Georgia Cancer Center and will be in the Cancer Prevention, Control & Population Health (CPC&PH) Program. Research will be the primary responsibility/focus. Teaching/Education and Service commitments are also an expectation. The position is expected to work with a multidisciplinary team and address cancer health disparities and inequities among at-risk populations. Full participation in the Georgia Cancer Center and CPC& PH Program activities is expected.

Required Qualifications

Must have a doctoral degree (PhD, DrPH, MD/PhD) in health sciences field from an accredited college or university.

Preferred Qualifications

DrPH, PhD in Nursing, Psychology, Social Behavioral Sciences, Epidemiology, or other health-related doctorate. Prior experience in community engagement and recruiting community and minority/underserved populations is very desirable. An interest in social determinants of health’s, addressing cancer health disparities and inequities, and with a focus on community-based participatory research.


Academic rank, tenure status and salary to be commensurate with qualifications and experience of the selected candidate.

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

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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Job No:
Posted: 4/9/2021
Application Due: 6/8/2021
Work Type: Full Time
Salary: Academic rank, tenure status and salary to be commensurate with qualifications and experience of the