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Open Rank Faculty- Clinician Educator in Family Medicine

Augusta University

Open Rank Faculty- Clinician Educator in Family Medicine

Job ID: 268852
Location: Augusta University
Full/Part Time: Full Time


Job Summary

Job ID 268852

Position # 40070329

The Department of Family and Community Medicine (DFCM) in the Medical College of Georgia (MCG) at Augusta University is seeking a faculty member at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor to serve as a Clinician Educator to support its teaching, scholarship, and service programs in response to anticipated growth in undergraduate medical education class size, the Family Medicine Residency Program, and Wellstar MCG Health primary care clinical services.

The DFCM's Clinician Educators provide academic support in all years of MCG's curriculum. Faculty course involvement includes preclinical electives and interdisciplinary required courses and a six-week Family Medicine distributed clerkship. The department also sponsors hospital and ambulatory, research, public and population health, and vulnerable population electives. This position is not considered to be on tenure track.


Patient Care
Mixture of seeing private patients and precepting residents

UME Instruction

Provide clinical care for a panel of patients (panel size will be based on cFTE)

Precept residents in the Family Medicine Center

Provide clinical education to medical students in the Family Medicine Center

Provide didactic education to medical students and residents periodically

Participate in the creation of scholarly activity

Required Qualifications

MD or DO

Completion of an ACGME or AOA accredited Family Medicine Residency Program.

Board certified (or board-eligible) by the American Board of Family Medicine, eligible for licensure in Georgia and credentialing at Wellstar Health System.

Assistant Professor- Early level career as a faculty member with appropriate post graduate training.

Associate Professor- Mid level career faculty member with at least five years at rank of Assistant Professor or comparable training, background, and experience.

Professor- Senior level career faculty member with at least five years at the rank of Associate Professor or comparable training, background, and experience.

Required faculty employment qualifications for all USG institutions and all academic ranks within these institutions shall be:

- Consistent with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)'s requirements for institutional accreditation;

- Evidence of ability as a teacher;

- Evidence of activity as a scholar and ability in all other duties assigned;

- Successful experience (which will necessarily be waived for those just entering the academic profession who meet all other requirements); and,

- Desirable personal qualities judged on the basis of personal interview, complete biographical data, and recommendations.

Preferred Qualifications

- Two or more years teaching as a family medicine faculty

- Collaborate effectively in a team setting
- Work in a high-stress, fast-paced, high-work volume environment
- Make judgments in demanding situations
- React to frequent changes in duties and volume of work
- Understanding of working in a medical setting as part of a multi-disciplinary team
- Familiarity with ACGME requirements for a Family Medicine Residency Program
- Understand the basic principle of student evaluation and grading
- Computer and electronic health record
- Work independently and seek consultation as necessary
- Effective communication
- Maintain effective relationships with patients and other members of a care team
- Engage patients in therapeutic relationships when appropriate
- Confrontation and conflict resolution
- Administration and organization


This position is fiscal year based and works year-round.

The intended work commitment or full-time equivalent (FTE) for this position is 1.0 and considered full-time.

Assistant Professor- Salary and compensation is commensurate with education, experience, and achievements. The salary is subject to availability of funds.

Associate Professor- Salary and compensation is commensurate with education, experience, and achievements. The salary is subject to availability of funds.

Professor- Salary and compensation is commensurate with education, experience, and achievements. The salary is subject to availability of funds.

Comprehensive benefits include medical, dental, vision, 13 paid holidays, vacation leave, sick leave, generous retirement plans, tuition waiver, wellness options, and much more!

Also, our full-time employees who have been employed with us successfully for more than 6 months can be considered for the Tuition Assistance Program.

Rank and salary are determined at the time of hire and are based on a variety of factors including but not limited to experience, education, credentials, specialty, training, etc. while also considering internal equity and market data.

Advancement through the faculty ranks at Augusta University is only through the annual Promotion and Tenure process in which faculty may apply if eligible (typically five-year increments). For more information on ranks, please review the Augusta University Promotion and Tenure Website:

College/Department Information

The Medical College of Georgia, one of the nation's largest medical schools by class size, is fully accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education. 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 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 nearly 600 residents and fellows in 51 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.

The DFCM has an ACGME accredited Allopathic Family Medicine Residency Program, additional residency Osteopathic Recognition from the ACGME, and an ACGME accredited Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship. Plans are to open a Rural Medicine Fellowship, a Geriatric Fellowship, with an Addiction Medicine Fellowship to follow in the near future.

Clinical teaching and services occur concurrently in the Family Medicine Center (FMC) and at Wellstar MCG Health as well as other affiliated local and regional clinical sites. DFCM also runs a community-based clinic in South Augusta as a teaching site and provides medical coverage for a free medical clinic in the Harrisburg neighborhood of Augusta.

About Us

Augusta University is Georgia's innovation center for education and health care, training the next generation of innovators, leaders, and healthcare providers in classrooms and clinics on four campuses in Augusta and locations across the state. More than10,500 students choose Augusta for educational opportunities at the center of Georgia's cybersecurity hub and experiential learning that blends arts and application, humanities, and the health sciences. Augusta is home to Georgia's only public academic health center, where groundbreaking research is creating a healthier, more prosperous Georgia, and world-class clinicians are bringing the medicine of tomorrow to patient care today.

Our mission and values make Augusta University an institution like no other. We are part of the University System of Georgia.


Our Health Sciences Campus:

1120 15th Street, Augusta, GA 30912

Conditions of Employment

All selected candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review prior to starting with Augusta University.

If applicable for the specific position based on the duties: the candidate will also need to have a credit check completed for Positions of Trust and or approved departmental Purchase Card usage.

Motor vehicle reports are required for positions that are required to drive an Augusta University vehicle.

For Faculty Hires: Final candidates 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 their employment and beyond.

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.

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 every day 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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