Assistant/Associate Professor for Cardiothoracic Surgery

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

Job Description

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Assistant/Associate Professor for Cardiothoracic Surgery

Job ID: 250877
Location: Augusta University
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary:

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Job Summary
Job ID: 250877
Position number: 20002485 Augusta University is seeking a Congenital Heart Surgeon to join a growing practice within Georgia and South Carolina. Candidates should be board-certified in Congenital Heart Surgery by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery or equivalent. Opportunities are available for research support for candidates with appropriate experience and interest. The Medical College of Georgia, founded in 1828, is the 13th-oldest medical school in the United States. It is the 8th largest public medical school in the country, with 260 students currently matriculating per class. MCG is the medical school of the state of Georgia with 200 volunteer surgeons serving as faculty throughout our regional campuses. AU Health, the primary teaching hospital affiliated with MCG, is a 450-bed academic medical center positioned for significant growth in the next five years. The Georgia Cancer Center is a Commission on Cancer Academic Comprehensive Cancer Program offering multi-disciplinary care across a range of clinical disciplines, as well as research opportunities across the translational spectrum. The Department of Surgery will prioritize the development of innovative approaches to surgical education and health systems research as we execute on our tripartite mission over the next five years. The Medical College of Georgia offers unique resources and collaborative opportunities across the translational research spectrum, from laboratory-based research to population health studies. Augusta is the second-largest city in Georgia. Home to the iconic Masters Golf Tournament each April, Augusta is a growing and thriving city located within an easy three-hour drive of Atlanta, Savannah, Charleston SC, ocean and the mountains. The metropolitan-area population of 600,000 and temperate climate with an annual mean temperature of 64 degrees, make Augusta a highly desirable location. Evans GA, located just 10 minutes northwest of Augusta in Columbia County, was selected as the #1 Best Place to Live in America by Money Magazine in 2020. Augusta University is an equal employment, equal access, and equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution. It is the policy of the University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status. We offer a competitive salary, negotiable depending on experience, and an excellent fringe benefits package. Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicant from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.

Required Qualifications

  • Board certified in Congenital Heart Surgery by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery or equivalent
  • Three to five years of experience is required
  • Independence with STAT I and II index surgical cases
  • Independence with overall critical care patient management
  • Unrestricted license to practice medicine in the State of Georgia.
  • Must be an innovative self-starter with a commitment to excellence.
  • Interest in clinical outcomes research



Shift/Salary/Benefits
Academic rank, tenure status and salary to be commensurate with qualifications and experience of the selected candidate.Augusta University offers a variety of benefits to full-time benefits-eligible employees and some of our half-time (or more) employees. Benefits that may be elected could include health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, Teachers Retirement System (or Optional Retirement Plan), as well as earned vacation time, sick leave, and 13 paid holidays. 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. Consider applying with us today!

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.

Location
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 http://www.augusta.edu/hr/jobs/faculty.
Please upload your Curriculum Vitae, Research Statement, Professional References, etc., as one document. Additionally, you may send your application to: Richard Lee, MD 706-721-3226 ricklee@augusta.edu

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.

To apply, visit https://careers.hprod.onehcm.usg.edu/psp/careers/CAREERS/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=12000&JobOpeningId=250877&PostingSeq=1






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