Open Rank Academic Faculty in Neuroscience

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

Job Description


Open Rank Academic Faculty in Neuroscience

Job ID: 264017
Location: Augusta University
Full/Part Time: Full Time


Job Summary

Job ID: 264017

Position #: 40048346

The College of Science and Mathematics at Augusta University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Neuroscience to begin in Fall 2024 at a rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor as commensurate with experience. In Fall 2023, the College initiated a new interdisciplinary Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience to complement a University-wide research initiative in this area, the Transdisciplinary Research Initiative in Inflammaging and Brain Aging (TRIBA, and an existing PhD program in Neuroscience. A candidate qualified to serve at the level of professor or associate professor may be interested in taking on additional duties as the Program Director of the Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience. The field of research within neuroscience is open with an expectation that candidates will establish a vibrant and fundable research program that demonstrates originality in addressing significant questions. Successful applicants will have a commitment to teaching and mentoring students.


Teaching - 40%
Teach courses in neuroscience and/or curriculum of disciplinary area

Service - 10%
Provide service to the university and profession

Scholarship - 50%
Establish a self-sustaining research program to conduct impactful research including mentorship of students, grant writing, and publication in peer-reviewed journals

Required Qualifications

Doctorate in psychology, biology, chemistry, physics, neuroscience, or related field; postdoctoral research experience

Grant writing experience; teaching experience; administrative or leadership experience

Assistant Professor- Early level career as a faculty member with appropriate post graduate training

Associate Professor- Mid level career faculty member with at least five years at rank of Assistant Professor or comparable training, background, and experience.

Professor- Senior level career faculty member with at least five years at the rank of Associate Professor or comparable training, background, and experience.

Candidates for Associate Professor or Professor should have a distinguished record of teaching and research to include extramural funding.

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) 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 academic year based and typically works August through May, depending on dates outlined in offer letter and yearly contract.

The intended work commitment or full-time equivalent (FTE) for this position is 1.0.

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, 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

In 2021, most of the College of Science and Mathematics relocated to a newly-constructed building on the Health Sciences Campus in close proximity to the Medical College of Georgia, Dental College of Georgia, and Georgia Cancer Center. The proximity to colleagues on the Health Sciences Campus provides ample opportunities for the faculty to initiate and participate in cross-disciplinary collaboration and scientific discovery. A build-out of the top floor of the Science and Mathematics building, completed in Fall 2023, provides 28,765 square feet of research laboratories and support spaces. University support for research includes a dedicated research MRI and numerous core facilities for imaging, biomedical and chemical analysis, statistical analysis, small animal behavior, and high performance computing.

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.


Our Health Sciences Campus:

1120 15th Street, Augusta, GA 30912

Our 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.

If applicable for the specific position based on the duties: the candidate will also need to have a credit check completed for Positions of Trust and or approved departmental Purchase Card usage.

Motor vehicle reports are required for positions that are required to drive an Augusta University vehicle.

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

Applicants should upload a letter of interest, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, planned research agenda, and a list of three references (who will only be contacted for candidates who become finalists). To apply complete the electronic application form at, Job ID 264017

Questions concerning the search may be directed to Dr. Thomas Crute ( Confidential review of applications will begin on November 1, 2023, and continue until the position is filled.

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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