Assistant Professor/Associate Professor

Augusta University
Augusta University

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Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Title: Assistant Professor/Associate Professor
Location: Augusta University
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 229819

Job Summary Job ID: 229819Position: 20011038

The Department of Cellular Biology and Anatomy, Medical College of Georgia, at Augusta University is undergoing an expansion of its research program and is seeking tenure-track faculty at the Assistant/Associate Professor level. We are specifically seeking candidates with expertise in the visual system. Ideally, the successful candidate will investigate eye-related diseases, especially those associated with aging, and will complement existing strengths in vision research within the institution. The successful candidate will become a member of the James and Jean Culver Vision Discovery Institute consisting of basic scientists and clinicians investigating a wide range of devastating blinding disorders. Augusta University is the home of the only research-oriented, state supported medical school in Georgia and offers an outstanding interdisciplinary environment. The research infrastructure includes an NEI Center Core Grant for Vision Research (P30) plus state-of-the-art core facilities for confocal and two-photon imaging, biotelemetry, proteomics, flow cytometry, electron microscopy/histology, derivation and manipulation of murine embryonic stem cells. Candidates at the Assistant/Associate Professor level must demonstrate a strong potential for research including obtaining extramural funding. The successful candidate will receive a nationally competitive start-up package, be expected to establish and maintain an extramurally funded research program, and participate in teaching. Applicants should submit curriculum vitae, identifying at least three individuals as references, a statement of research objectives, and a description of teaching interests/experience.

Responsibilities The duties include, but are not limited to: Teaching
Participate in Medical/Graduate teaching in the Medical College of Georgia/The Graduate School. Research
Submit grants; obtain extramural funding; establish and maintain extramural funding preferably in Vision; publications; protocols (animal, biological, chemical, etc.)
Serve on Departmental, Institutional, and National committees; participate in study sections (NIH, DOD, AHA, etc.).Required Qualifications Ph.D or M.D. from an accredited college or university
Preferred Qualifications Vision ResearchKnowledge, Skills, & Abilities Ability to work independently, obtain funding/teachGreat communication skills/writing skillsShift/Salary Salary to be commensurate with qualifications of selected candidate within the established range (generally minimum-midpoint) of the positionRecruitment Period: 7/27/2021 - Until FilledConditions 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. All employees are responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of sensitive [patient, student, employee, financial, business, etc.] information by exercising sound judgment and adhering to cybersecurity and privacy policies during the course of their employment and beyond.How To Apply All applications will be confidential. Interested applicants should apply online at, Job Opening ID #229819.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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