Assistant/Associate Professor - MCG-Med-Hematology/Oncology

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

Job Description


Assistant/Associate Professor - MCG-Med-Hematology/Oncology

Job ID: 251112
Location: Augusta University
Full/Part Time: Full Time


Job Summary
Job ID: 251112Position number: 20010128Georgia Cancer Center and the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University are seeking full-time faculty members at the Assistant, Associate or Professor level, with a main interest in lung cancer. The successful candidate will develop a robust clinical practice in collaboration with Surgical and Radiation Oncologists in the Cancer Center's multidisciplinary tumor clinics. Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University is a thriving academic medical center that in the past decade has logged a 48 percent increase in student applications, a 25 percent increase in student enrollment, and a 146 percent increase in sponsored research. The Augusta University main campus is located in Augusta, Georgia's second largest city. Augusta University houses a number of specialty research institutes and centers with a focus on genomics, proteomics, and molecular medicine. It is home to the Institute of Molecular Medicine and Genetics, Center for Genomic Medicine and Biotechnology, Molecular Oncology Program, Immune Therapy, Experimental Therapeutic Trials Program, and Immunotherapy Center, all of which provide opportunities for collaborative work. Clinical research is conducted through the Georgia Cancer Center translational research infrastructure, the NCORP grant, investigator-initiated trials, and participation in Cooperative Group studies. The Augusta University main campus is in Augusta, Georgia's second largest city. The city was recently ranked the second most favorable place to live in the State of Georgia. It is a growing and thriving city with a metropolitan-area population of around 400,000.

The successful candidate will collaborate with basic and translational scientists and clinical investigators in developing a state-of-the-art research program. The medical oncology programs are well-rounded in solid tumor oncology, benign hematology, hematological malignancies, BMT, and a fellowship training program. The duties include, but are not limited to: Teaching/Instruction :

  • All scholarly, research and section activities will be reported annually on the Educator's Portfolio and Faculty Evaluation Forms.
  • Obtain resident/fellow evaluations of 5-6 on the rating scale.
  • Give didactic lectures to the residents / fellows
  • Teach residents/fellows in the outpatient clinic setting.
  • Participate actively in the teaching activities in the Department of Medicine including mentoring and advising of medical students, residents and fellows and Monday morning conferences.
  • Participate in the Department of Medicine, Cancer Service Line, Cancer Center educational conferences and activities.

Research :

  • Cover 5% of salary with extramural grant funding by year 4
  • Develop and serve as principal investigator for investigator-initiated clinical trials in lung cancer and related cancers.
  • Participate in state-of-the-art Phase II/III clinical trials
  • Collect and analyze data and present at national conferences.
  • Work closely with your Co-Leaders, with clinical and basic scientists and other Investigators in developing clinical trials that will lead to new discoveries in a robust clinical research portfolio for the Cancer Center.
  • Further metrics of clinical and research success will jointly be developed with the Director of the Cancer or his designee on a yearly basis.

Patient Care (Clinical) :

  • Provide solid tumor oncology care in the field of lung cancer with the Cancer Service Line.
  • Provide 8 to 10 weeks of in-patient service and 5 half days out-patient clinic per week, which could include GCC, ASMP and outreach.
  • Participate in the care of solid tumor oncology patients and growth of the clinical and research aspects of the program.
  • Participate in clinical outreach activities outside
  • of Augusta and cover other practice sites as required by the division. You will be expected to participate in marketing and outreach activities which may include short trips to meet with referring physicians, groups or hospitals.
  • Provide clinical supervision and consultation to residents and medical students.
  • Generate 3,403 work RVUs for hematology/oncology faculty as reported by the Faculty Practice Solution Center and adjusted for your assigned clinical effort after the first full year of employment. You are expected to generate 4,537 work RVUs after the second year.
  • Participate actively in the teaching activities in the Dept. of Medicine including mentoring and advising medical students, residents and fellows and attendance to Monday morning conferences.
  • Participate in the Department of Medicine, Cancer Service Line, Cancer Center educational conferences and activities.
  • Work closely with your Co-Leaders, with clinical and basic scientists and other Investigators in developing. Clinical trials that will lead to new discoveries in a robust clinical research portfolio for the Cancer Center.
  • Serve on the Cancer Center Scientific and operational Committees, as requested.
  • Develop nationally and internationally recognized scholarly activities including original scientific reports in high impact peer reviewed publications.
  • Maintain appropriate professional memberships that are pertinent to hematology/oncology (ASH, ASCO and GASCO) and presentation at medical oncology meetings.
  • Other job-related duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications
MD or DO from an accredited institution - you will be asked to provide transcript of records for degree verification Candidates should be board-eligible in Medicine-Hematology/Oncology Completed three year residency in Internal Medicine

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.

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 everyday 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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