Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor in Population Health Sciences

Position ID: 38534
Augusta University
Medical College of Georgia
Population Health Sciences
Position Description
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Assistant Professor, Professor
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College Marketing Statement

The Institution: MCG, Georgia’s only public medical school, has a long tradition of excellence in education and clinical care and is the founding school of AU, one of four research-intensive universities in the University System of Georgia.  AU is comprised of College of Allied Health Sciences, College of Nursing, Dental College of Georgia, MCG, College of Education, College of Science and Mathematics, Hull College of Business, Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, School of Computer and Cyber Sciences, and the Graduate School. Founded in 1828, MCG is one of the nation’s first medical schools, the 8th largest in the nation for total enrolment, and has helped enhance healthcare in Georgia and beyond through education, discovery and service. MCG has 22 academic departments, 922 medical students, 510 residents training in 47 programs, 897 faculty members, 125 postdoctoral fellows, and 773 staff members.

Department Marketing Statement

The Department of Population Health Sciences in MCG is the home of the Division of Biostatistics and Data Science, Division of Epidemiology, and the Georgia Prevention Institute. It offers pre- and postdoctoral training programs in Biostatistics. Immediate future plans include developing graduate programs in Data Science, Epidemiology and Population Health. The new faculty member will join a highly interdisciplinary faculty and will play an integral role in the ongoing expansion of research and education at AU. The academic departments, and centers and institutes such as the Center for Biotechnology and Genomic Medicine, Cyber Institute, Georgia Cancer Center, Institute of Public and Preventive Health and Sickle Cell Center provide rich opportunities for interdisciplinary research.

Job Information
Job ID: 13246
Position # 00007348

The Department of Population Health Sciences in the Medical College of Georgia (MCG) at Augusta University (AU) invites applications for tenure track or tenured faculty positions in at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level.

Minimum Requirements

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Biostatistics, Data Science or  a closely related field, with background and demonstrated interest in Computational Biology and Big Data. Interest and ability in active collaboration with other investigators in biomedical, population health, and translational research within and outside of AU will be an important factor in the selection of candidates, as will proactive interest in doctoral teaching and mentoring.

Application Procedure/How To Apply

To be considered an applicant for this position your must apply online at (Job ID: 13246 - Position # 00007348).

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

To expedite the review process, they should also e-mail the same information to:

Varaghese George, Ph.D., Chair

Department of Population Health Sciences


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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Public Health, General
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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