Associate/Assistant 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: Associate/Assistant Professor
Location: Augusta University
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 240713

Job Summary Job ID 240713Position 40036396 The Institute of Public and Preventive Health (IPPH) at Augusta University seeks an outstanding Associate or Assistant Professor(s) interested in developing an academic career within a growing, dynamic research institute. This is a full time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, tenure track position. In addition to a faculty appointment with the Institute of Public and Preventive Health, the selected candidate will have a faculty appointment, commensurate with experience, within an academic department in one of Augusta University’s nine colleges and schools. Primary Focus Areas Successful candidates will be pursuing a vigorous, extramurally-funded research program in areas of research that complement the Institute’s and University’s existing strengths including:
    Child and adolescent healthhealth policy, health systems, or health services research behavioral health (including substance use, and substance use disorders)rural health, or health disparities researchCancer and other chronic disease preventionCorrectional Health
Expectations (% Effort)
  • 75% Research – Seek external funds, exhibit potential to sustain a funded research program, publish in top-tier peer-reviewed journals relevant to Public Health science and/or practice, present at professional meetings, and mentor student research.
  • 20% Teaching – Teach 1 to 2 courses per year within the MPH program or the individual’s academic department, advise graduate students, and participate in the Institute’s established summer scholars program.
  • 5% Service – Provide service to the Institute, academic department, College, and University through participation in faculty meetings and/or committee service. Provide service to the profession through involvement in professional organizations, serving as a reviewer of manuscripts journals, or peer-review panel for grant applications.
Required Qualifications Applicants must have earned a Doctoral degree in Public Health, Health Policy, Health Services Research, Health Economics, Social Science or a related public health discipline. The applicant should have a successful track record of peer-reviewed publications, and a history of extramural funding (or, for junior faculty, demonstrate the potential to become an independent extramurally funded investigator). In addition, the applicant must show evidence of potential for effective teaching.Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Ability to maintain confidentiality.Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.Proficient in Microsoft Office and other computer software/databases.Shift/Salary Academic rank, tenure status and salary to be commensurate with qualifications and experience of the selected candidate.About Us The Institute of Public and Preventive Health
The mission of the IPPH is to improve health, reduce health disparities, and prevent injury and illness in Georgia through research, service, leadership, and training. Founded in the 2012, IPPH currently has 10 primary faculty, 13 affiliated faculty, and 14 research and administrative grant support staff. Extramural funding exceeds $9 million per year. IPPH is home to the Center for Rural Health, the Center for Bioethics and Health Policy (CBHP), and is the state office for Georgia’s Area Health Education Center. Over the next 5 years, our goal is to double the number of faculty in support of our mission and strategic development. Located on the Health Sciences Campus of Augusta University, home of Georgia’s only public medical school, IPPH offers a unique opportunity for faculty interested in all types of public health research and provides numerous opportunities for inter-disciplinary collaborations across the spectrum of the health professions. Augusta University
Augusta University (AU) is one of the University System of Georgia’s four comprehensive research universities and is Georgia’s healthcare flagship institution with the nation’s eighth largest medical school, the state’s sole dental college, and an integrated health system. A comprehensive set of undergraduate and graduate programs complements Augusta University’s healthcare emphasis. The CommunityLocated in the east central region along the banks of the Savannah River, Augusta is Georgia’s second largest and oldest city. It is renowned internationally for its annual Masters Golf Tournament. Known as the "Garden City'', Augusta features picturesque and friendly neighborhoods, low cost of living, and plenty of cultural and recreational opportunities. It is a growing and thriving city with a metropolitan area population of over 575,000. Augusta was recently ranked 22nd of the 367 U.S. metropolitan areas that Kiplinger's Personal Finance considered for its list of Best Cities for the Next Decade and is ranked by US News and World Reports as one of the top 100 best places to live. Major metropolitan areas such as Atlanta, GA, and Charlotte, NC are within a short driving distance, as are many scenic destinations, including the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Atlantic coast, and historic locations, including Savannah, GA and Charleston, SC.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 Candidate materials should include a letter of interest including a description of program of research, and curriculum vitae. Please go to to search for position 240713 and submit an application to be considered for this position.. For full consideration, applications should be received by April 15, 2022.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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