Instructor - Limited Term in Family Medicine

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

Job Description


Instructor - Limited Term in Family Medicine

Job ID: 253228
Location: Augusta University
Full/Part Time: Full Time


Job Summary

Job ID: 253228

Position: 40038959

The Instructor is a member of the Family Medicine Residency faculty as well as part of a primary care team. This individual's primary responsibility will be to complete the Rural Fellowship curriculum at a satisfactory level. This individual will also act as faculty attending for residents in the Family Medicine Clinic and provide scheduled didactic education to Family Medicine residents on rural medicine topics. This position will participate in research projects, direct patient care, supervision of residents in ambulatory and hospital settings, prepare/present lectures, as well as provide consultations and clinical services in outpatient and inpatient settings. The individual hired will need to maintain applicable licenses, controlled substance registrations, and board certifications. This position is non-tenure track and is limited to one fiscal year.


  • Complete the designed curriculum of the Rural Medicine Fellowship
  • Provide clinical education to family medicine residents in an ambulatory setting on a wide variety of family medicine topics but primarily on rural medicine topics
  • Active participant in all mandatory faculty activities
  • Active participant in scholarly activities commissariat with their level of training
  • Role model and mentor for family medicine learners
  • Adhere to institutional and departmental policies and procedures
  • Demonstrate professionalism in accordance with Augusta University policy & procedures
  • Develop understanding of how to perform a medical needs assessment for an area

Required Qualifications

MD or DO training. Completion of an ACGME or AOA accredited Family Medicine Residency Program. Board certified (or board-eligible) by the American Board of Family Medicine, eligible for licensure in Georgia and South Carolina as well as credentialing at Augusta University Health System. Completed or accepted to the rural 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.

Preferred Qualifications

Prior experience as a medical educator. Some level of faculty development training. Certificate of completion of faculty development course. Working with a diverse population base.


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.

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 DFCM has an ACGME accredited Allopathic Family Medicine Residency Program, a concurrent AOA accredited Osteopathic Family Medicine residency component, and an ACGME accredited Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship. In 2023 will open a Rural Medicine Fellowship with plans for a Geriatric Fellowship and an Addiction Medicine Fellowship to follow in the near future.

Clinical teaching and services occur concurrently in the Family Medicine Center (FMC) and at Augusta University Medical Center within the AU Health System as well as other affiliated local and regional clinical sites. DFCM also runs a community-based clinic in South Augusta as a teaching site and provides medical coverage for a free medical clinic in the Harrisburg neighborhood of Augusta.

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

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.

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.

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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