Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

Position ID: 39866
Augusta University
Medical College of Georgia
MCG-Psychiatry & Health Behavior -GDBH&DD
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Job ID: 14458
Position # 00009272

Augusta University (formerly Medical College of Georgia) seeks Psychiatrists for Academic Partnership.

With expanding programs and financial stability, the Department of Psychiatry and Health Behavior at Augusta University  now seeks an Assistant Professor as a BC/BE general psychiatrist to lead the expansion of the public psychiatry partnership with the Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities.  Positions will manage medical and clinical care at East Central Regional Hospital-Augusta (located only five miles from the medical school campus), an Augusta University teaching facility with a 90-bed psychiatric facility, 71 forensic beds and a developmental disabilities facility caring for 100 individuals.  Positions will enhance teaching throughout the department by expanding the Augusta University presence and enhancing core didactic and residency practical instruction in psychiatry and psychology.

Teaching components include oversight of medical and nursing students, psychiatry residents, forensic and psychotic disorders fellows and psychology interns.  Additional educational and clinical research opportunities constitute a significant portion of each position's time.  Candidates will also be expected to contribute to activities related to public policy and regulation of psychiatry and psychology in the state of Georgia.  A detailed description of the department structure, programs, research and education is provided on the departmental website.  The successful candidate will be approved to the academic faculty at Augusta University at a rank commensurate with experience and previous academic achievements.

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

Minimum Requirements

MD, DO, MBBS degree, general psychiatry residency

Physician License, Georgia

Application Procedure/How To Apply

To be considered an applicant for this position you must apply online at (Job ID: 14458 - Position # 00009272).

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.

Other Information
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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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