Assistant Professor

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Augusta University
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Augusta University

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Education, Educational Administration & Leadership, Health & Medical, Medical Research
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Tenured & Tenure-Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Title: Assistant Professor
Location: Augusta University
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 234703
Job Information The Division of Health Economics and Modeling serves as a resource for the Augusta University community and beyond. The HEM division was created in response to the growing need among medical professionals, health care researchers, and students for support in health economic evaluations and health care modeling. The HEM division is composed of faculty members with experience in health economics, advanced mathematical modeling of disease, and health policy. By combining the research, administrative and education expertise of a diverse group of members, the MCG HEM division represents a truly multidisciplinary team. The Department of Population Health Sciences in the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University was established in 2017 to strengthen the public medical school’s impact on the health of Georgia. The broader mission of the department is to understand, preserve and improve the health human populations through research, training, and community engagement, especially focusing on the health of Georgians. It will enable scientists and educators to pursue and share a more comprehensive perspective on who are getting sick, what they have and why, and which targeted interventions and treatments are most effective for them.Job Summary Job ID: 234703Position #: 40029960 Augusta University, home of the Medical College of Georgia (MCG), invites applications for the position of an Assistant Professor in the Division of Health Economics and Modeling (HEM) of the MCG Department of Population Health Sciences (DPHS). To develop an independent research agenda in the areas of health economics, health policy, and/or health outcomes research, and contribute to and lead departmental academic programs. Research and scholarship responsibilities include establishing an innovative and independent research program that will attract and maintain extramural funding from government agencies, private foundations, and industry. The successful candidate will be expected to teach in the graduate curriculum of the Department and contribute to the Department's mission through service. The ideal candidate will be expected to develop an independent research agenda in the areas of health economics, health policy, and/or health outcomes research, and contribute to and lead departmental academic programs. Research and scholarship responsibilities include establishing an innovative and independent research program that will attract and maintain extramural funding from government agencies, private foundations, and industry. The successful candidate will be expected to teach in the graduate curriculum of the Department and contribute to the Department’s mission through service.Required Qualifications Doctoral degree in Economics or related discipline such as Health Economics, Applied Economics, Health Outcomes/Services Research, or Public Policy, from an accredited college or university.Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Demonstrated interest in teaching and mentoring.
Excellent oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills.Demonstrated research experience (publications in peer-reviewed journals, extramural funding) in health economics modeling, systematic reviews and meta-analysis, cost-effectiveness analysis, and/or health policy.Shift/Salary 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 http://www.augusta.edu/hr/jobs/faculty.
Please upload your Curriculum Vitae, Research Statement, Professional References, etc., as one document. Interested candidates must complete an online application (https://www.augusta.edu/jobs/external) and upload a single PDF file containing the following.
    Cover letter including a statement of interest and research agendaCurriculum vitaeWriting sample (first author manuscript or working paper)List of 3 professional references
For additional more information, please contact Dr. Vahé Heboyan.EEO 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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