The Digestive Health Center (DHC) and GI Division of the Department of Medicine at Augusta University--Medical College of Georgia (AU-MCG) invites applications for faculty positions at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level. Physicians with expertise in GENERAL GASTROENTEROLOGY, HEPATOLOGY, MOTILITY AND ADVANCED ENDOSCOPY are especially of interest.
Desired candidates will participate in patient care and teaching, work collaboratively with leadership in expanding the Division into a multi-disciplinary Center; and develop basic, clinical or translational research programs. A Doctorate degree and board-eligibility, or board-certification in GI is required.
AU MCG is a thriving academic environment overall, with the DHC consisting of a 42,000 square feet state-of-the-art facility with 9 endoscopy as well as 3 advanced endoscopy suites with fluoroscopy, along with the outpatient clinic space adjacent to the procedure area. This site provides for comprehensive, outstanding care with available infrastructure for innovative clinical programs. An adjoining 8-room dedicated clinical/translational research center is available for developing and fostering clinical research. Established Centers and Institutes within AU provide opportunities for collaborative translational and basic research.
Medical College of Georgia is Georgia’s only state-supported medical school. Established in 1828, it is one of the 10 largest medical schools. This position is based at the main campus in Augusta, Georgia. Augusta is Georgia’s second largest city and is home to the Masters Golf Tournament and Ironman 70.3 competition. The city hosts urban and suburban living with a variety of restaurants, play houses, concerts, a newly renovated symphony hall and a recently constructed minor league baseball venue for the affiliate of the San Francisco Giants. Cost of living is low and lifestyle options include outdoor activities such as equestrian, golf, fishing, kayaking, along with miles of cycling and running paths. Augusta is located in proximity to Atlanta, Charlotte, Charleston, and Savannah as well as the seacoast and mountains.
Interested candidates should send a CV and brief statement of interest to:
About Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University
Located in Augusta, Georgia and founded in 1828, Augusta University is a public research university and academic medical center dedicated to training the next generation of innovators, leaders and health care providers. Nearly 9,000 students choose Augusta for experiential learning that blends arts and application, humanity and the health sciences.
Augusta University is at the forefront of groundbreaking education and research focused on improving and enriching the human experience. With locations throughout Augusta and at satellite campuses in Athens, Albany, Rome and Savannah, the university’s nine colleges and schools have a truly statewide impact in Georgia.
Home to the Medical College of Georgia, the nation’s 8th-largest and 13th-oldest medical school, the university’s Health Sciences Campus is at the forefront of health care innovation. Located in beautiful downtown Augusta and housing the state’s largest College of Nursing, the comprehensive College of Allied Health Sciences, The Graduate School and the state’s only dental school, The Dental College of Georgia, the Health Sciences Campus is also home to the state’s only public academic medical center.
The academic m...edical center at Augusta University includes the 478-bed AU Medical Center with the area’s only Level 1 trauma center and the adjoining 154-bed Children’s Hospital of Georgia, which boasts the highest level of pediatric and neonatal intensive care and the Southeast’s first ECMO machine.
Augusta is Georgia’s second largest and oldest city. The “Garden City”, as it is known, sits along the beautiful banks of the Savannah River. The city is renowned internationally for its annual Masters Golf Tournament—which attracts fans from all over the world. With a metropolitan area population of over 575,000, Augusta has maintained its southern charm with picturesque and friendly neighborhoods, low cost of living and plenty of cultural and recreational opportunities. A short 2-hour drive gives you access to the world’s busiest airport in Atlanta. You can also enjoy short trips to the Atlantic coast, the Blue Ridge Mountains and historic cities, including Savannah, GA and Charleston, SC.