Open Rank Faculty in Oral Biology and Diagnostic Sciences

  • Augusta University
  • Augusta, GA, USA
  • Nov 08, 2023
Full time Biology/Biotechnology/Life Sciences Health Sciences/OT/PT/Kinesiology Medicine & Dentistry

Job Description


Open Rank Faculty in Oral Biology and Diagnostic Sciences

Job ID: 251822
Location: Augusta University
Full/Part Time: Full Time


Job Summary
Job ID: 251822Position: 20009156 The Dental College of Georgia at Augusta University is seeking applications for a full-time, tenure/non-tenure track faculty position in the Department of Oral Biology and Diagnostic Sciences. Didactic teaching responsibilities include pre-doctoral (dental) and graduate courses, primarily in the areas of physiology, pharmacology or microbiology, and mentorship of graduate and postdoctoral trainees. Contributions in scholarly activity and service are also expected in areas that complement ongoing research within the department and college/university. The candidate must be able to demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Significant postdoctoral experience, a strong record of research accomplishment, and the ability to develop a vigorous, extramurally-funded, independent research program, are expected.

The duties include, but are not limited to:Teaching of pre-doctoral dental students, dental residents and graduate students. Should be able to demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills.Conduct independent research as well as research in collaboration with other faculty within The Dental College of Georgia.Engage in service activities as are needed by the department, college, institution and scientific community.

Required Qualifications
Ph.D. from an accredited college or university in physiology or pharmacology, or a medical or dental qualification (MD, DDS, or equivalent). Record of didactic instruction.Candidates will demonstrate a record of: 1) teaching in physiology or pharmacology; 2) obtaining extramural funding; 3) high-impact publications.

Preferred Qualifications
PhD degree in oral biology, physiology, pharmacology, microbiology, or a related basic medical science field. A dental or medical qualification is highly desirable, with preference given to dual-qualified applicants. Experience in grantsmanship and having secured extramural research funding is highly desirable, and expected for appointment at higher rank.


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.

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 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 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 30912

Conditions of Employment
All selected candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review prior to starting with Augusta University.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
For full consideration, please submit a complete curriculum vitae, and a cover letter that contains (1) a statement of teaching philosophy; and (2) a statement of research achievements, plans and goals; and three letters of reference.

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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