Assistant/Associate Professor

Augusta University
Augusta University

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Health & Medical, Medicine
Position Type
Assistant Professor
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Title: Assistant/Associate Professor
Location: Augusta University
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 247998

Job Summary

The Department of Pediatrics, in the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University is seeking to recruit a licensed Pediatric Psychologist at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in the Division of Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics at 1.0 FTE in support of the Center for Pediatric Development, Behavioral Health, and Wellbeing. This center will promote wellness for children and adolescents, addressing social-emotional, behavioral, and developmental concerns that may include but are not limited to:

Attention and hyperactivity disorders, autism spectrum disorder, behavioral and developmental challenges due to chronic medical conditions, speech and language disorders, intellectual disability, learning disorders, neuromotor disabilities, and other conditions.

The psychologist will join a Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrician, 2 general pediatricians focused on behavioral health, a clinical psychologist, and a psychometrist. There are opportunities available for collaboration with the Department of Psychiatry and Health Behavior, including the ability to engage with their nationally recognized, APA-accredited Psychology Internship Training Program, postdoctoral fellowship programs, and interdisciplinary consultation teams. Additional supervisory and teaching opportunities exist with the Medical College and Children’s Hospital, including with medical students and the pediatric residency program.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Direct evidence-based consultation, evaluation, and integrated behavioral health interventions related to a range of developmental disabilities, with a particular focus on assessment of suspected Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
  • Design and implement brief behavior modification programs as part of a psychological treatment plan.
  • Participate in workshops and case conferences where developments in child psychology are discussed.
  • Participate and contribute to the training of medical students, residents and fellows. Training may include supervision and didactic presentations.
  • Contribute to program development including involvement in ongoing quality improvement projects.

Required Qualifications

Must have a doctorate degree in clinical or school psychology from an accredited university, an internship from an APA-approved program, completed a postdoctoral fellowship, and have ample experience in working with pediatric populations, including evidence-based evaluation and treatment of autism spectrum disorder, with mastery in the administration of the ADOS-2. Must be eligible for a license to practice independently in the state of Georgia.

Preferred Qualifications
  • A history of successful academic and scholarly activity related to the field of clinical psychology and/or Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics.
  • Experience with teaching.
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.

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.

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 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.

Equal Employment Opportunity Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.

How To Apply To be considered an applicant for this position, you must apply online at
Please upload your Curriculum Vitae, Research Statement, Professional References, etc., as one document.

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