Assistant/Associate Professor - Institute of Public and Preventive Health
Location: Augusta, Georgia
Type: Full Time
Academic / Faculty
Academic / Research
Academic Medical Group
Internal Number: 234836
The Institute of Public and Preventive Health (IPPH) at Augusta University seeks two outstanding Associate or Assistant Professor(s) interested in developing an academic career within a growing, dynamic research institute. These are full time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, tenure track positions.
In addition to a faculty appointment with the Institute of Public and Preventive Health, the selected candidate will have a faculty appointment, commensurate with experience, within an academic department in one of Augusta University’s nine colleges and schools.
Primary Focus Areas
Successful candidates will be pursuing a vigorous, extramurally-funded research program in areas of research that complement the Institute’s and University’s existing strengths including:
health policy, health systems, or health services research
behavioral health (including substance use, and substance use disorders)
rural health, or health disparities research
Cancer and other chronic disease prevention
Child and adolescent health
Expectations (% Effort)
75% research – Seek external funds, exhibit potential to sustain a funded research program, publish in top-tier peer-reviewed journals relevant to Public Health science and/or practice, present at professional meetings, and mentor student research.
20% teaching – Teach 1 to 2 courses per year within the MPH program or the individual’s academic department, advise graduate students, and participate in the Institute’s established summer scholars program.
5% service – Provide service to the Institute, academic department, College, and University through participation in faculty meetings and/or committee service. Provide service to the profession through involvement in professional organizations, serving as a reviewer of manuscripts journals, or peer-review panel for grant applications.
How to Apply
Candidate materials should include a letter of interest including a description of program of research, and curriculum vitae. Locate IPPH faculty positions at www.augusta.edu/hr/jobs/faculty and upload materials (Job ID #234836 or #234838). For full consideration, applications should be received by November 15, 2021.
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.
Applicants must have earned a Doctoral degree in Public Health, Health Policy, Health Services Research, Health Economics, Social Science or a related public health discipline. The applicant should have a successful track record of peer-reviewed publications, and a history of extramural funding (or, for junior faculty, demonstrate the potential to become an independent extramurally funded investigator). In addition, the applicant must show evidence of potential for effective teaching.
Augusta University (AU) is one of the University System of Georgia’s four comprehensive research universities and is Georgia’s healthcare flagship institution with the nation’s eighth largest medical school, the state’s sole dental college, and an integrated health system. A comprehensive set of undergraduate and graduate programs complements Augusta University’s healthcare emphasis.