Assistant or Associate Professor, Psychiatry Educator

  • Augusta University, Psychiatry and Health Behavior Department
  • Augusta, GA, USA
  • May 05, 2022
Full time Medicine & Dentistry

Job Description


The Department of Psychiatry and Health Behavior at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University is seeking candidates for the position of Assistant or Associate Professor, Psychiatry Educator (M.D., D.O., M.B.B.S.) in Augusta, Georgia.  

This position with the Department of Psychiatry and Health Behavior participates with teaching responsibility as directed by the Augusta University Office of Academic AffairsUp to 70% of this full-time position will be directly supported for educational assignments. Educational assignments include didactic teaching, clinical “bedside” teaching, and innovative curriculum development. We would consider hiring a qualified applicant under an O-1A visa who possesses extraordinary ability in psychiatric education.

In addition, the position requires 0.3 FTE direct adult patient care in the Department of Psychiatry and Health Behavior outpatient clinic.  Participation in taking general psychiatry call approximately one weekend per quarter, one holiday per year and telephonic call 1-2 weeknights per month. Weekend and holiday call involves conducting general psychiatry rounds with residents in the AU Medical Center Emergency Department and on AU Medical Center medical floors on patients being followed by the department’s Psychiatry Consultation Liaison Service.

Augusta is Georgia’s second largest city and is home to the Masters Golf Tournament. Known as the “Garden City”, Augusta sits along the banks of the Savannah River and hosts urban living with a variety of restaurants, playhouses, concerts, a newly renovated symphony hall, and minor league baseball.  Cost of living is low and lifestyle include many opportunities for outdoor activities including equestrian sports, golf, fishing, kayaking, and miles of cycling and running paths. New to Augusta’s thriving job market, the Hull McKnight Georgia Cyber Innovation Center houses a variety of cyber-related companies, providing cyber research and educational opportunities for several state and local entities including Augusta University’s Cyber Institute and School of Computer and Cyber Sciences.


Preferred and Required Qualifications

M.D., D.O., M.B.B.S.

Application Details

Interested candidates are encouraged to submit a letter of interest and a current CV to the email below and apply for Job ID 229809 at


Vaughn McCall, MD, MS

Case Distinguished University Chairman

Psychiatry and Health Behavior

Executive Vice Dean

Medical College of Georgia


Augusta University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.


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