Open Rank Faculty, Georgia Cancer Center
Augusta University

Augusta, Georgia
$0.00 - $100.00 per hour

Open Rank Faculty, Georgia Cancer Center

Job ID: 267577
Location: Augusta University
Full/Part Time: Full Time


Job Summary

Job ID 267577

Position # 40068988

The Georgia Cancer Center (GCC) at Augusta University (AU) is actively seeking four faculty members at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor. The successful candidates will have expertise in basic or translational cancer research that will complement the existing strength in areas of tumor biology, genetics, and immunology. The applicants will join a growing community of researchers and a highly collaborative environment. The campus of AU, which includes the Medical College of Georgia (MCG) and GCC, provides a research environment that facilitates the pursuit and conduct of basic, clinical, and translational cancer research. GCC and AU offer outstanding research core facilities: . Individuals with a track record of leading a productive laboratory with a collaborative spirit, innovative thinking, and strong communication skills are encouraged to apply. The candidate will be expected to be actively engaged in scholarship, education, and service to the University. The tenure status (on tenure track, tenure upon appointment, or not on tenure track) will be determined based on the qualifications of the final candidate and will be confirmed in the final offer along with position expectations. Please see Augusta University Promotion and Tenure website link in the Shift/Salary/Benefits section of this posting.


Continue and grow a competitive and innovative basic and translational research program in your area of expertise.

Collaborate with other researchers in the Georgia Cancer Center, the Augusta University campus and in other institutions.

Develop nationally and internationally recognized scholarly activities including regular publication original scientific reports in high impact, peer reviewed journals, and presentations at national and international scientific conferences of high relevance in the field.

Regularly apply for and obtain peer-reviewed grants from National Cancer Institute (NCI), Department of Defense (DOD) and/or other equivalent sources. It is expected that you will maintain such funding from various grants at all times. Funding should be maintained in cancer-related research and from sources acceptable for the Cancer Center Support Grant (CCSG) application at all times. Additional support from other sources is alas welcome.

After the first three years, you are expected to cover at least 35% of the research portion of your salary up to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) cap with your grants or other sources (e.g. pharmaceutical contractual agreements, other grants, etc.).

Participate actively in the teaching activities including mentoring and advising of PhD students, post-docs and medical students. Participate actively in the Cancer Center and Department educational conferences and activities including research meetings in the Cancer Center and the Department of Medicine, as appropriate.

Serve on Cancer Center and Augusta University Committees, as needed. Review of these expectations will be conducted on an annual basis.

Required Qualifications

Ph.D. or MD or equivalent

Assistant Professor- Early level career as a faculty member

Associate Professor- Mid level career faculty member with at least five years at rank of Assistant Professor or comparable training, background, and experience.

Professor- Senior level career faculty member with at least five years at the rank of Associate Professor or comparable training, background, and experience. Per Board of Regents (BOR) policy, Professors must have a terminal degree

Required faculty employment qualifications for all USG institutions and all academic ranks within these institutions shall be:

- Consistent with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)'s requirements for institutional accreditation;

- Evidence of ability as a teacher;

- Evidence of activity as a scholar and ability in all other duties assigned;

- Successful experience (which will necessarily be waived for those just entering the academic profession who meet all other requirements); and,

- Desirable personal qualities judged on the basis of personal interview, complete biographical data, and recommendations.


This position is fiscal year based and works year-round.

The intended work commitment or full-time equivalent (FTE) for this position is 1.0 and considered full-time.

Assistant Professor- Salary and compensation is commensurate with education, experience, and achievements. The salary is subject to availability of funds.

Associate Professor- Salary and compensation is commensurate with education, experience, and achievements. The salary is subject to availability of funds.

Professor- Salary and compensation is commensurate with education, experience, and achievements. The salary is subject to availability of funds.

Comprehensive benefits include medical, dental, vision, 13 paid holidays, vacation leave, sick leave, generous retirement plans, tuition waiver, wellness options, and much more!

Also, our full-time employees who have been employed with us successfully for more than 6 months can be considered for the Tuition Assistance Program.

Rank and salary are determined at the time of hire and are based on a variety of factors including but not limited to experience, education, credentials, specialty, training, etc. while also considering internal equity and market data.

Advancement through the faculty ranks at Augusta University is only through the annual Promotion and Tenure process in which faculty may apply if eligible (typically five-year increments). For more information on ranks, please review the Augusta University Promotion and Tenure Website:

College/Department Information

The Medical College of Georgia is one of the nation's largest medical schools by class size, with 260 students per class. The educational experience is anchored by the main campus in Augusta, regional clinical campuses for third- and fourth-year students across the state and a second four-year campus in Athens in partnership with the University of Georgia. MCG's expanding partnerships with physicians and hospitals across Georgia currently provides about 350 sites where students can experience the full spectrum of medicine, from complex care hospitals to small-town solo practices. MCG and its teaching hospitals also provide postgraduate education to more than 500 residents and fellows in 50 different Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education-approved programs. Our researchers and clinicians focus on what most impacts the health of Georgia's and America's children and adults, including cardiovascular biology and disease, cancer, neurosciences and behavioral sciences, public and preventive health, regenerative and reparative medicine, personalized medicine and genomics. Our physician faculty also share their expertise with physicians and patients at about 100 clinics and hospitals statewide.

About Us

Augusta University is Georgia's innovation center for education and health care, training the next generation of innovators, leaders, and healthcare providers in classrooms and clinics on four campuses in Augusta and locations across the state. More than 10,500 students choose Augusta for educational opportunities at the center of Georgia's cybersecurity hub and experiential learning that blends arts and application, humanities, and the health sciences. Augusta is home to Georgia's only public academic health center, where groundbreaking research is creating a healthier, more prosperous Georgia, and world-class clinicians are bringing the medicine of tomorrow to patient care today. Our mission and values make Augusta University an institution like no other.

The University System of Georgia is comprised of our 26 institutions of higher education and learning as well as the System Office. Our USG Statement of Core Values are Integrity, Excellence, Accountability, and Respect. These values serve as the foundation for all that we do as an organization, and each USG community member is responsible for demonstrating and upholding these standards. More details on the USG Statement of Core Values and Code of Conduct are available in USG Board Policy and can be found online at

Additionally, USG supports Freedom of Expression as stated in Board Policy 6.5 Freedom of Expression and Academic Freedom found online at


Our Health Sciences Campus:

1120 15th Street, Augusta, GA 30912

Conditions of Employment

All selected candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review prior to starting with Augusta University.

If applicable for the specific position based on the duties: the candidate will also need to have a credit check completed for Positions of Trust and or approved departmental Purchase Card usage.

Motor vehicle reports are required for positions that are required to drive an Augusta University vehicle.

For Faculty Hires: Final candidates will be required to provide proof of completed academic degree(s) as well as post-secondary coursework in the form of original transcript(s). Those candidates trained by a foreign institution will also be required to provide an educational/credential evaluation.

All employees are responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of sensitive [patient, student, employee, financial, business, etc.] information by exercising sound judgment and adhering to cybersecurity and privacy policies during their employment and beyond.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.

How To Apply

To be considered an applicant for this position, you must apply online at .
Please upload your Curriculum Vitae, Research Statement, Professional References, etc., as one document.

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 every day 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.

To apply, visit

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