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Assistant Professor - Department of Orthopaedic Surgery / Podiatry

Employer
Augusta University
Location
Augusta, Georgia

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Position Type
Assistant Professor
Employment Type
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Job ID 244496

 

Position 20015115

 

Job Information

 

The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery seeks a full-time faculty member to join our Podiatry Service at the assistant professor level. Applicants must be board certified/eligible and fellowship trained. Duties will include clinical care of patients, didactic and clinical training of residents, medical students, and fellows. The successful candidate may be expected to be productive in clinical research and to play a pivotal role in growth of the service as they fulfill the academic and clinical missions of Augusta University. Coupled to these are opportunities in administrative and leadership positions. Salary will be commensurate with experience.

 

The impact of the state of Georgia's only public medical school spans from its founding nearly 200 years ago, in 1828, as one of the nation's first medical schools to its current role optimizing health and health care in Georgia and beyond through education, discovery and service.

 

 The Medical College of Georgia is one of the nation’s largest medical schools by class size, with 260 students per class. The educational experience is anchored by the main campus in Augusta, regional clinical campuses for third- and fourth-year students across the state and a second four-year campus in Athens in partnership with the University of Georgia. MCG’s expanding partnerships with physicians and hospitals across Georgia currently provides about 350 sites where students can experience the full spectrum of medicine, from complex care hospitals to small-town solo practices. MCG and its teaching hospitals also provide postgraduate education to more than 500 residents and fellows in 50 different Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education-approved programs.

 

 Our researchers and clinicians focus on what most impacts the health of Georgia's and America’s children and adults, including cardiovascular biology and disease, cancer, neurosciences and behavioral sciences, public and preventive health, regenerative and reparative medicine, personalized medicine and genomics. Our physician faculty also share their expertise with physicians and patients at about 100 clinics and hospitals statewide.

 

Department Statement

 

The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Medical College of Georgia provides comprehensive care for all aspects of orthopaedic surgery. Faculty members provide general orthopaedic care and are fellowship trained to provide expertise in total joint arthroplasty, hand and upper extremity surgery, spine surgery, pediatric orthopaedics, orthopaedic trauma, sports medicine and podiatry.

 

Minimum Requirements

 

The minimum requirements include Doctor of Podiatric Medicine and License to practice as a DPM in Georgia and South Carolina.

 

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.

 

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.

 

The primary work location for this position is within the Augusta University Medical Center or other Augusta University Health System Clinic Space and is subject to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services guidelines. The selected candidate will be required to provide proof of COVID vaccination or an approved exemption. Your application to this position confirms you are aware of this requirement and agree to provide proof of either COVID vaccination or our organization's approval of a medical or religious exemption.

 

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 244496 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.

 

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