Section Chief of Transplant Surgery Location:
Augusta University Regular/Temporary:
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Job Summary The Medical College of Georgia Department of Surgery and AU Health at Augusta University is seeking a full-time faculty member at the Associate or Professor level to serve as our next chief of Transplant Surgery. Candidates should be board-certified in general surgery and have completed a Transplant Surgery Fellowship with a minimum of 7 years of experience. The division currently includes pediatric and adult kidney program. The opportunity to develop and expand a hepatobiliary practice exists for qualified and interested candidates. Candidate will work closely with surgical residents /transplant nephrology fellows and actively participate in their education/training.The Medical College of Georgia, founded in 1828, is the 13th
-oldest medical school in the United States. It is the 8th largest public medical school in the country, with 260 students currently matriculating per class. MCG is the medical school of the state of Georgia with 200 volunteer surgeons serving as faculty throughout our regional campuses. AU Health, the primary teaching hospital affiliated with MCG, is a 450-bed academic medical center positioned for significant growth in the next five years. The Department of Surgery will prioritize the development of innovative approaches to surgical education and health systems research as we execute on our tripartite mission over the next five years. The Medical College of Georgia offers unique resources and collaborative opportunities across the translational research spectrum, from laboratory-based research to population health studies. Augusta is the second-largest city in Georgia. Home to the iconic Masters Golf Tournament each April, Augusta is a growing and thriving city located within an easy three-hour drive of Atlanta, Savannah, Charleston SC, ocean and the mountains. The metropolitan-area population of 600,000 and temperate climate with an annual mean temperature of 64 degrees, make Augusta a highly desirable location. Evans GA, located just 10 minutes northwest of Augusta in Columbia County, was selected as the #1 Best Place to Live in America by Money Magazine in 2020.Minimum Requirements
MD or equivalent Board certified in general surgerySuccessful completion of a transplant fellowshipMinimum of 7 years of experience
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Ability to maintain confidentialityExcellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skillsProficient in Microsoft Office and other computer software/databasesShift/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 prior to starting with Augusta University. For specific positions, the final candidate may be subjected to a (pre-employment) physical, drug screen, and/or credit check.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.The final candidate will be required to provide proof of completed academic degree in the form of an original transcript. 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.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.