Open Rank-Clinical Faculty in Gastroenterology

Augusta University

Augusta, GA

ID: 7254134 (Ref.No. ej-5313583)
Posted: June 10, 2024

Job Description

Open Rank-Clinical Faculty in Gastroenterology

Job ID: 272280
Location: Augusta University
Full/Part Time: Full Time


Job Summary

Job ID 272280

Position # 20001221

The Division of Gastroenterology at Augusta University invites applications for faculty positions at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor. Physicians with expertise in General Gastroenterology, Hepatology, are especially of interest. Desired candidates will participate in patient care and teaching, work collaboratively with leadership in growing the Division along with expansion or development of new basic, clinical or translational research programs.

AU MCG is a thriving academic environment overall , with the Division occupying a 42,000 square feet state of the art facility with 9 endoscopy as well as 3 advanced endoscopy suites with fluoroscopy, along with outpatient clinical space adjacent to the procedure area. An adjoining 8-room dedicated clinical/translational research center is available for clinical research. Established Centers and institutes within AU provide opportunities for collaborative translational and basic research. This position is not considered to be on tenure track.


Faculty positions in the Division of Gastroenterology in the Department of Medicine, will foster an environment that will enhance the clinical enterprise of the Division by:
  • Growth of the clinical practice.
  • Fostering new clinical initiatives with the Health System.
  • Continued development of Advanced Endoscopy services.
  • Actively participate in the teaching activities in support of students, residents and fellows.
  • Serve as Associate Program Director for the Gastroenterology Fellowship Program
  • Developing relationships with the community that promote the academic mission.

Clinical responsibilities will consist of a set number of half day clinics per week in the Gastroenterology faculty practice site

A set number of half days of block endoscopy time

A set number of GI consult service

Key Measures of Success:

Gastroenterology Division

-Teaching evaluations by Gastroenterology faculty through fellow, resident and student evaluations, conference attendance/participation by faculty and fellows. These activities are reviewed annually during the faculty evaluation process.

-Continued participation of faculty in resident and student education.

-Community outreach; development of a strategy for referral of patients requiring complex care.

-Improvement in quality and patient satisfaction metrics

Your productivity

-Clinical activity measured by work rvu's.

-Education: Fellow recruitment, board pass rate, evaluations. Participation in Resident and student education by you and Gastroenterology faculty.

-Service; Participation in DOM and SOM committees.

Required Qualifications

A Doctorate degree and board-eligibility, or board-certification in GI is required.

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.

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.


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.

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, 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 Website:

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 than10,500 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 mission and values make Augusta University an institution like no other.

The University System of Georgia is comprised of our 26 institutions of higher education and learning as well as the System Office. Our USG Statement of Core Values are Integrity, Excellence, Accountability, and Respect. These values serve as the foundation for all that we do as an organization, and each USG community member is responsible for demonstrating and upholding these standards. More details on the USG Statement of Core Values and Code of Conduct are available in USG Board Policy and can be found on-line at

Additionally, USG supports Freedom of Expression as stated in Board Policy 6.5 Freedom of Expression and Academic Freedom found on-line at


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.

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

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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