Assistant/Associate Professor- Part Time, DCG-Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

  • Augusta University
  • Augusta, GA, USA
  • Apr 20, 2024
Part time / Adjunct Medicine & Dentistry

Job Description


Assistant/Associate Professor- Part Time, DCG-Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Job ID: 271210
Location: Augusta University
Full/Part Time: Part Time


Job Summary

Job ID 271210


Position # 20000526


Dental College of Georgia (DCG), Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery (OMFS), at Augusta University (AU) is currently seeking a faculty member at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor. The faculty member will report directly to the Chair of the Department of OMFS. Teaching responsibilities include presentation of didactic and clinical education to postgraduate OMFS residents. Clinical responsibilities will include supervision and evaluation of OMFS residents and predoctoral patient care experiences. This faculty member will be required to obtain and maintain privileges for direct care delivery and supervision of residents at Augusta State Medical Prison, Charlie Norwood Veterans Medical Center, and Augusta University Medical Center. Responsibilities will include participation in trauma and general OMFS call rotations. This position is not considered to be on tenure track.



Evaluate OMFS residents and undergraduate student patient and education encounters.
Present didactic and clinical education information to students, faculty, and peers in multiple venues as it pertains to Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

Professional development activities. Continuing education, presentation, and preparation.

Public and professional service. Voluntary community and student involvement.


Required Qualifications

US DDS/DMD degree from an ADA accredited dental school (or foreign equivalent) with advanced training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Must be American Board eligible Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon with the knowledge and capabilities to diagnose and practice the comprehensive scope of OMFS procedures.
DEA license, anesthesia permit, BLS, ACLS, PALS DDS/DMD and combined MD; graduate of a CODA-accredited OMFS/MD combined program.
Must be knowledgeable and capable of providing patient care in comprehensive scope of current Oral and Maxillofacial procedures.


Assistant Professor - Early level career as a faculty member with background, education, and training consistent with the following position requirements.


Associate Professor - Mid level career faculty member with at least five years at the rank of Assistant Professor with background, education, and training consistent with the following position requirements.


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

Experience of private practice.



This position is fiscal year based and works year-round. Amount of time worked is based on work commitment.

The intended work commitment or full-time equivalent (FTE) for this position is between 0.5-0.74 FTE and is considered partially benefits eligible. The FTE will be determined at the time of hire after discussions during the interview process with the successful candidate. The selected candidate will select from a retirement plan and accrue leave at a prorated amount based on finalized FTE.

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.


Benefits include 13 paid holidays, vacation leave, sick leave, and generous retirement plans.

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 Dental College of Georgia at Augusta University, we provide dental education to the next generation of professionals by offering hands-on education through innovative research, patient care, and service. Join other dental providers to improve the oral health of Georgia and beyond. The DCG was founded to provide the people of Georgia with quality dental care by educating students in dentistry. As a patient, you have the option to receive treatment in one of our three different practice models consisting of student clinics, resident care, or in the faculty practice. All dental treatments can be completed by the specialists in our facility. We also serve patients in more than 20 clinics across Georgia.

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.


The University System of Georgia is comprised of our 26 institutions of higher education and learning as well as the System Office. Our USG Statement of Core Values are Integrity, Excellence, Accountability, and Respect. These values serve as the foundation for all that we do as an organization, and each USG community member is responsible for demonstrating and upholding these standards. More details on the USG Statement of Core Values and Code of Conduct are available in USG Board Policy and can be found on-line at


Additionally, USG supports Freedom of Expression as stated in Board Policy 6.5 Freedom of Expression and Academic Freedom found on-line at




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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