Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatric Neonatology

Position ID: 37986
Augusta University
Medical College of Georgia
Pediatric Neonatology
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Job Opening:  13561
Position Number:  00001691

The Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University, is seeking a full time board certified/board eligible faculty member.

Augusta University's neonatal team treats patients in a 45-bed, Level IV unit that operates at near constant capacity as part of the Children’s Hospital of Georgia. Augusta University is one of six regional perinatal centers funded by the state and maintains an active ECMO and transport program. The NICU has been recognized as a Center of Excellence in ECMO since 2006.

The neonatal team works to educate the next generation of health care providers for newborns and includes an ACGME-approved neonatal-perinatal medicine fellowship. The facility has active programs in Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Cardiothoracic surgery, Pediatric Surgery [to name a few] and as a regional perinatal center, is responsible for outreach education and accepting of referrals from constituent hospitals. In addition, it is one of two ECMO centers in Georgia and one of two Level IV NICUs. The team also strives to improve care with active clinical and basic research in areas such as Nf1, resuscitation, brain injury, and maintains 2-3 industry-sponsored studies. The Division has six faculty at present with one on the physician scientist track.

Responsibilities of the new faculty will cover the spectrum of these activities based on qualifications. Junior and senior neonatologists are welcome. The position has excellent salary and benefits. Academic appointment depends upon qualifications.

Located in the beautiful Central Savannah River Area (CSRA), Augusta, Georgia offers traditional Southern charm plus the advantages of big city life – arts, culture, shopping, education opportunities, fine cuisine, state-of-the-art healthcare, sports and a countless recreational pursuits. The area is strategically located within easy driving distance of beautiful beaches and mountains. Augusta is Georgia’s second largest city with over half-a-million residents. 

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For additional information please contact:
Dr. Jatinder Bhatia
Augusta University
Department of Pediatrics, Neonatology
1120 15th St, BI-6033
Augusta, GA  30912
Minimum Requirements

Medical degree from an accredited medical school/university, Board Certified/Board Eligible in Neonatology.

Must have or be eligible for a State of Georgia Medical License; DEA


Academic rank, tenure status and salary to be commensurate with qualifications and experience of the selected candidate.

Application Procedure/How To Apply

To be considered an applicant for this position your must apply online at (Job Opening:  13561 - Position Number:  00001691).

Please upload your Curriculum Vitae, Research Statement, Professional References, etc., as one document.

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.

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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.
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Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Residency Program
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