Job Title: Assistant Professor
Location: Georgia Health Sciences Univ
Reference #: 6611
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Georgia Health Sciences University
Position # 11008
Requisition # 6611
Department: Department of Institute for Public and Preventaive Health
The Institute for Public and Preventive Health
The goal of the IPPH is to improve health, reduce health disparities, and prevent injury and illness In Georgia through research, service, leadership, and training. These will include the areas of health management and administration, epidemiology, behavioral health and health education, environmental and occupational health and biostatistics. The knowledge gained will lead to new approaches and informed decisions in the planning of public and preventive health strategies across our local community, Georgia and the nation. The Institute will develop multiple community health networks and conduct rigorous interdisciplinary and community-based research. Furthermore, the institute will enhance the educational experience of GHSU students by imbedding public & preventive health concepts in their curricula and providing the opportunity of acquiring dual degrees (e.g. MD/MPH & DMD/MPH).
Nestled along the banks of the Savannah River, Augusta is the second largest city in Georgia. 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 which 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. Augusta has many artistic organizations including the Augusta Opera Association, the Augusta Ballet, the Fort Gordon Dinner Theater, the Augusta Players, the Augusta Symphony, the Morris Museum of Art and the Augusta Museum of History to name a few.
Major metropolitan areas such as Atlanta and Columbia, SC 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.
Required qualifications include:
Earned doctoral degree, preferably with postdoctoral research experience.
Demonstrated excellence in research as evidenced by publications in peer-reviewed, PubMed-indexed journals
Preferably with a history of extramural funding, including federal grants
Evidence of a collaborative approach to research
The University invites applications for a faculty position in public and environmental health. The successful candidate is expected to develop an active, independent program of extramurally funded research to complement the research strengths and goals of the University's Institute for Public and Preventive Health within a research-intensive academic health center. This is a 12-month, non-tenure or tenure-track appointment. Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Research areas of interest include, but are not limited to community-based participatory research; health and risk assessment, exposure assessment, environmental justice, sustainability, climate change, program evaluation and support.
Georgia Health Sciences University (formerly Medical College of Georgia) is a major academic health center and health sciences research university committed to improving health and reducing the burden of illness in society by discovering, disseminating, and applying knowledge of human health and disease. GHSU has more than 2,400 students in five Colleges: Allied Health Sciences, Dental Medicine, Graduate Studies, Medical College and Nursing. In an effort to synergize inter-disciplinary clinical and translational research across all five colleges, GHSU is committed to using innovative research tools and information technologies to promote research collaborations across the wide spectrum of basic and clinical science disciplines represented by our departments, centers, and institutes.
How To Apply
Application review will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Interested individuals should submit a letter of interest, list of 3 references, and curriculum vitae online at:
www.georgiahealth.edu/facultyjobs/  (requisition reference # 6611 )
The search process is Co-Chaired by:
Dr. Yoon-Ho Seol
1120 15th Street, EB1003
Augusta, GA 30912
Email: (firstname.lastname@example.org )
Dr. Martha S. Tingen
1120 15th Street, HS1755
Augusta, GA 30912
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Equal Employment Opportunity
Georgia Health Sciences University is an equal employment, equal access, and equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution. It is the policy of the University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation or veteran status.
Internal recruitment is highly encouraged for all positions within the institution; this would include employees of GHS (University, Medical Center & Medical Associates) & Augusta State University.
Conditions of Employment
All candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review.