Assistant Professor in Hematology/Oncology

Position ID: 44073
Location
Institution: 
Augusta University
College/Div/School: 
Medical College of Georgia
Department: 
Medicine-Hematology/Oncology
Position Description
Job Class: 
Assistant Professor
Job Description: 

Job ID: 216547

Position # 20009996

Georgia Cancer Center and the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University are seeking full-time faculty members at the Assistant and Associate Professor level, specializing in hematologic malignancies and Bone Marrow Transplantation. The successful candidate will develop a robust clinical practice in collaboration with primary care physicians and referring community Oncologists. The Heme malignancy and transplant program offer comprehensive patient services with excellent support from the department of Pathology.

Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University is a thriving academic medical center that in the past decade has logged a 48 percent increase in student applications, a 25 percent increase in student enrollment, and a 146 percent increase in sponsored research. The Augusta University main campus is located in Augusta, Georgia's second largest city. 

Augusta University houses a number of specialty research institutes and centers with a focus on genomics, proteomics, and molecular medicine.  It is home to the Institute of Molecular Medicine and Genetics, Center for Genomic Medicine and Biotechnology, Molecular Oncology Program, Immune Therapy, Experimental Therapeutic Trials Program, and Immunotherapy Center, all of which provide opportunities for collaborative work.  Clinical research is conducted through the Georgia Cancer Center translational research infrastructure, the NCORP grant, investigator-initiated trials, and participation in Cooperative Group studies.  The successful candidates will collaborate with basic scientists and clinical investigators in developing a state-of-the-art clinical and/or research program. A competitive salary is offered commensurate with experience and includes an incentive plan that rewards clinical productivity and/or research funding success. 

Responsibilities

The successful candidate will develop robust clinical programs in collaboration with the Surgical and Radiation Oncologists within the Cancer Center’s multidisciplinary tumor clinics and basic scientists.  The medical oncology programs are well-rounded in solid tumor oncology, benign hematology, hematological malignancies, BMT, and a fellowship training program.

Minimum Requirements

Candidates should be board-certified or board-eligible in Medicine-Hematology/Oncology. The final candidate will be required to provide proof of completed academic degree in the form of original transcript.

Preferred Qualifications

Previous practice experience in medical oncology is strongly preferred.

Shift/Salary

A competitive salary is offered commensurate with experience and includes an incentive plan that rewards clinical productivity and/or research funding success. 

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.

Application Procedure

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

In order to be formally considered for employment at Augusta University, please upload a cover letter and curriculum vitae as one document online.  If you have questions, please contact names listed below.

All interested applicants should click on the link below http://www.augusta.edu/jobs/faculty or submit your CV to:

Anand P. Jillella, MD

Chief, Division of Hematology/Oncology and BMT

c/o Elizabeth D. Jones, MSA - Faculty Recruitment Coordinator

eljones@augusta.edu

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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CIP Discipline Code: 
Hematology Residency Program
Hematological Pathology Residency Program
Oncology and Cancer Biology
Radiation Oncology Residency Program
Degree Levels: 
Doctorate
Position Type: 
Faculty
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Status
Vacancy Status: 
ACTIVE

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