Assistant Professor/Associate Professor in Hematology/Oncology

Position ID: 44894
Location
Institution: 
Augusta University
College/Div/School: 
Medical College of Georgia
Department: 
MCG-Cancer Service Line
Position Description
Job Class: 
Assistant Professor, Associate Professor
Job Description: 

Job ID: 217631

Position # 20008771

The Georgia Cancer Center and the Medical College of Georgia Department of Medicine at Augusta University is seeking a full-time faculty member at the Assistant or Associate Professor level with focus in bone marrow stem cell transplantation and hematological malignancies in the  Division of Hematology/Oncology.  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. 

Department Marketing Statement

Augusta University is a thriving academic medical center that in the past decade has logged a 48 per cent increase in student applications, a 25 per cent increase in student enrollment, and a 146 per cent increase in sponsored research.  The Augusta University main campus is in Augusta, Georgia’s second largest city.

Augusta University also has the Institute of Molecular Medicine and Genetics, Center for Genomic Medicine and Biotechnology, Molecular Oncology Program, Immune Therapy Clinical Trials Program and Experimental Therapeutic Trials Program and Immunotherapy Center that are capable of providing opportunities for collaborative work.  Cancer research focus is in the areas of molecular oncology and biomarkers, signaling and angiogenesis, cancer immunotherapy, inflammation and tolerance as well as cancer prevention and control.  Clinical research is conducted through the excellent Cancer Center translational research infrastructure, NCORP grant, investigator-initiated trials and participation in Cooperative Group studies.  This post will collaborate with basic scientists and clinical investigators in developing a state of the art research program. 

Minimum Requirements

MD, Board Certified/Board Eligible in Medicine-Hematology/Oncology 

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(s) as well as post-secondary course work in the form of original transcript(s).  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:

Anand P. Jillella, MD

Professor of Medicine & Pediatrics

Chief, Section of Hematology/Oncology

Department of Medicine

Email:  ajillella@augusta.edu

 

Elizabeth Jones, MSA

Department Administrator

Medicine – Hematology/Oncology

Augusta University Cancer Service Line

Email:  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.

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.

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CIP Discipline Code: 
Oncology and Cancer Biology
Medical Oncology Residency Program
Degree Levels: 
Doctorate
Position Type: 
Faculty
Dates
Application Deadline: 
Position Starting Date: 
Status
Vacancy Status: 
ACTIVE

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