Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor in the Psychiatry & Health Behavior Department

Position ID: 30725
Augusta University
Medical College of Georgia
Psychiatry & Health Behavior
Position Description
New Position?: 
Job Class: 
Assistant Professor, Professor
Job Description: 

Department Marketing Statement

Augusta, home of the Master's 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 .

Job Information

The Department of Psychiatry and Health Behavior at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University (AU)  seeks a BC/BE forensic psychiatrist to serve as the Director of our Forensic Psychiatry Fellowship Program.  The position will manage forensic psychiatric medical care as well as direct the Forensic Fellowship Program at East Central Regional Hospital (ECRH)-Augusta, an AU teaching facility with a 90-bed psychiatric facility, 71 forensic beds and a developmental disabilities facility caring for 200 individuals.  A highly competitive salary and a benefits package that surpasses all expectations are offered.

This department will support Conrad 30 J-1 Visa Waivers, H1B visas and sponsorship of Green Cards.

Minimum Requirements


Job Qualifications:  Eligibility to obtain unrestricted Georgia medical license, board certification as a forensic psychiatrist.  Preferred qualifications:   experience treating persons with serious and persistent mental illnesses,  providing care as a leader and member of an interdisciplinary treatment team, experience teaching in or directing a forensic psychiatry fellowship program


Salary and fringe benefit package are highly competitive.  

How To Apply

In order to be formally considered for employment at Augusta University, applications must be submitted electronically and must include a current CV or resume at

To be considered an applicant for this faculty position, please be sure to also apply online via our online application by uploading your CV. 


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.


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.

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Psychology, General
Psychiatry Residency Program
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University System of Georgia
Applicant Clearinghouse
278 Brooks Hall
The University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia 30602

Phone: (706) 542-7817
Fax: (706) 542-2822


Janyce Dawkins, Director

Kristopher Stevens, Associate Director

Tafara Makaya, Assistant Director

Kieran Morrow, Assistant Director

Kristopher Bolden, Assistant Director

Thomas Brazzle, System Coordinator