Assistant Professor of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Position ID: 33680
Augusta University
Medical College of Georgia
Psychiatry & Health Behavior
Position Description
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Assistant Professor
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Department Marketing Statement

The department, which has sustained growth and financial stability, has strong, nationally recognized training programs in general, child and adolescent, and forensic psychiatry, an internship program in health psychology, and competitively funded clinical and preclinical research. The department has adult and geriatric acute care psychiatric inpatient units and provides attending psychiatry services for a private acute care child and adolescent psychiatric inpatient unit and a child and adolescent residential treatment center.  Other programs include child and adolescent, schizophrenia and mood disorders, and health behavior outpatient programs.

Augusta, home of the Masters Golf tournament and a charming Southern city, is a superb place to live! Low cost of living, close to Georgia/Carolina Mountains and Georgia/Florida coast. A highly competitive salary and unparalleled fringe benefit package are offered.

Job Information
Job ID: 11984
Position: 00009873

Medical College of Georgia, Department of Psychiatry and Health Behavior

The Augusta University, Medical College of Georgia, Department of Psychiatry and Health Behavior seeks a BC/BE, child and adolescent psychiatrist to serve in the position of Assistant Professor.


This faculty position will involve a clinical care commitment of at least 90%.  Clinical activity will involve responsibility for psychiatric services provided in inpatient, residential and outpatient settings. The position will share after hours and weekend on-call responsibilities with other department child and adolescent faculty.  Weekend on-call duty will involve conducting rounds at a local child and adolescent psychiatric inpatient unit.  Teaching, including medical student, resident and child and adolescent fellow instruction and supervision and, service activities such as committee assignments will occupy 10% of the position’s time.

Minimum Requirement

MD, DO or MBBS degree, Georgia license eligibility, completion of a fellowship in child and adolescent psychiatry and board eligibility are required.


A current Georgia license if preferred.

Application Procedure/How To Apply

In order to be formally considered for employment at Augusta University, applications must be submitted electronically at (Job ID: 11984 - Position: 00009873) and must include a current CV or resume.  To update your CV or provide additional information after you have applied online, please scan and email this information to  The subject line of your email should include the Job ID number and title of the position for which you applied.

Direct Contact Information:

Sandra Sexson, MD, Professor and Section Chief, (706) 721-6699.

Conditions of Employment

All candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review.  For specific positions, the final candidate may be subject to a (pre-employment) physical, drug screen, and/or credit check.

The final candidate will be required to provide proof of completed academic degree in the form of an original transcript.  Those candidates trained by a foreign institution will also be required to provide an educational/credential evaluation.

Appropriate medical staff membership [i.e., AU Health, Inc., Veterans Affairs Medical Center - Augusta, etc.]

Compliance with any applicable State and Federal laws and the Bylaws and Policies of AU and the Board of Regents; Successfully meeting the requirements of the AU faculty appointment process; as determined AU in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials, and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check.

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.
Equal Employment Opportunity

Augusta University is an equal employment, equal access, and equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution. Also, Augusta University is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans. 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.

Women and other minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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Child And Adolescent Psychiatry Residency Program
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Open Until Filled
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Position Starting Date: 
To Be Determined
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University System of Georgia
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