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College Marketing Statement Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University is a thriving academic medical center that in the past decade has logged a 48 percent increase in student applications, a 25 percent increase in student enrollment, and a 146 percent increase in sponsored research. The Augusta University main campus is located in Augusta, Georgia's second largest city. Augusta University houses a number of specialty research institutes and centers with a focus on genomics, proteomics, and molecular medicine. It is home to the Institute of Molecular Medicine and Genetics, Center for Genomic Medicine and Biotechnology, Molecular Oncology Program, Immune Therapy, Experimental Therapeutic Trials Program, and Immunotherapy Center, all of which provide opportunities for collaborative work. Clinical research is conducted through the Georgia Cancer Center translational research infrastructure, the NCORP grant, investigator-initiated trials, and participation in Cooperative Group studies. 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. Job Summary The Georgia Cancer Center and the Children's Medical Center at Augusta University invite applications for the faculty position at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Hematology/Oncology. Individuals with specific interest / expertise in Hematology/ Sickle Cell Disease are encouraged to apply. The ideal candidate may bring clinical and/or research focus in an area that complements existing strengths on campus in pediatric hematology and will assume Directorship of Comprehensive Sickle Cell Disease Program. Substantial resources are available to the qualified candidate, to further expand clinical services to our patient population. Successful candidates will have a proven history of excellent clinical skills, involvement with clinical research, and strong desire to be involved with resident teaching. 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 residents/medical students/staff at AU/AUMC in pediatric hematology/oncology through didactics.Required Qualifications Candidates should be board-certified or board-eligible in Pediatric-Hematology/Oncology. The final candidate will be required to provide proof of completed academic degree in the form of original transcript.Preferred Qualifications Previous practice experience in pediatric hematology is strongly preferred.Shift/Salary Academic rank, tenure status and salary to be commensurate with qualifications and experinece 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.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 Please go to https://www.augusta.edu/hr/jobs/university/ to search for position 240259 and submit an application to be considered for this position.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.