Open Rank Clinical Faculty in Cardiology

  • Augusta University
  • Augusta, GA, USA
  • Nov 08, 2023
Full time Medicine & Dentistry

Job Description


Open Rank Clinical Faculty in Cardiology

Job ID: 251756
Location: Augusta University
Full/Part Time: Full Time


Job Summary
Job ID: 251756Position number: 20014259The Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University is seeking application for two clinically-oriented ABIM board-certified academic cardiologists to participate in both inpatient and outpatient services within the vastly expanding activities within the division. Opportunities exist to focus on areas such as vascular medicine, onco-cardiology, non-transplant heart failure (any mix). Opportunities to participate in echocardiography and other aspects of non-invasive imaging are present to the extent that they are desired. Opportunities abound to work with house staff, fellows, and physician extenders. Potential for leadership roles are also available in the Echo Lab and Cardio-Oncology Program. Education and clinical research will be available as well based on experience and expertise. Our cardiology practice consists of a collaborative group of four interventionalists, two structural interventionalist, three electrophysiologists, two advanced heart failure specialist and thirteen general cardiologists. Augusta University has the region's only academic medical center with a dedicated heart and vascular program that offers a broad range of cardiac services for adults and children to include a General Cardiology Fellowship Program, Cardiac Electrophysiology Fellowship Program and Interventional Cardiology Fellowship Program. AU's dedicated team of cardiologists, cardiac surgeons, and advanced practice providers care for patients with complex heart and vascular disease. Due to our success, our clinical cardiology practice and educational programs have continued to grow and expand.


  1. Develop a robust out-patient clinical practice with three (3) one-half day clinics per week initially at the downtown practice site and satellite locations. Staff Fellow's clinic on an as-needed basis.
  1. Participate in the Inpatient CCU, Ward and Consult Services and reading ECGs.
  1. Participate in the Echo Lab, CT, Nuclear and cardiac MRI reading schedules as your interests and training allow. Weeknight and weekend call and echo reading pools are shared equally among cardiology imaging faculty.
  1. Participate in structural echocardiographic imaging training as needed to assist with TAVR, MitraClip and Watchman procedures.
  1. Participate in night and weekend call coverage at all hospitals and in-patient cardiology services as needed and similar to your colleagues.
  1. Generate work RVU's at or above the 65th%ile for a non-invasive cardiologist as reported by the UHC Faculty Practice Solution Center and adjusted for your assigned clinical FTE.
  1. Participate in the teaching activities of the Division in support of Phase I, II and III medical students; residents primarily from the Department of Medicine but also from other Departments; and the training of Cardiology fellows while on Cardiology Consult Services.
  1. Actively participate in faculty meetings and marketing and outreach activities which may include short trips to meet with referring physicians, groups or hospitals.
  1. Participate in scholarly activities, such as clinical/translational research in an area of your choosing, publication of case reports, review articles, etc. Support a productive program of scholarly activities amongst trainees and junior faculty.

The list above is not intended to be exhaustive and is subject to change at the discretion of the Division Chief.

Required Qualifications
MD, Board certified, Board eligible, completion of cardiology fellowship
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.


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 Guidelines:

College/Department Information
The Medical College of Georgia is one of the nation's largest medical schools by class size, with 260 students per class. 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 expanding 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 more than 500 residents and fellows in 50 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.

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 than 9,000 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.

Augusta University - Our Health Sciences Campus: 1120 15th Street, Augusta, GA 30912Our Summerville Campus: 2500 Walton Way, Augusta, GA 30904

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