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Assistant, Associate or Full Professor
Augusta University

Company Information: MCG, Georgia’s only public medical school, has a long tradition of excellence in education and clinical care and is the founding school of Augusta University (AU), one of four research-intensive universities in the University System of Georgia. AU is comprised of College of Allied Health Sciences, College of Nursing, Dental College of Georgia, MCG, College of Education, College of Science and Mathematics, Hull College of Business, Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, School of Computer and Cyber Sciences, and the Graduate School. Founded in 1828, MCG is one of the nation’s first medical schools, the 8th largest in the nation for total enrolment, and has helped enhance healthcare in Georgia and beyond through education, discovery and service. MCG has 22 academic departments, 922 medical students, 510 residents training in 47 programs, 897 faculty members, 125 postdoctoral fellows, and 773 staff members.

The Department of Population Health Sciences in MCG is the home of the Division of Biostatistics and Data Science, Division of Epidemiology, and the Georgia Prevention Institute. It offers pre- and postdoctoral training programs in Biostatistics. Immediate future plans include developing graduate programs in Data Science, Epidemiology and Population Health. The new faculty member will join a highly interdisciplinary faculty and will play an integral role in the ongoing expansion of research and education at AU. The academic departments, and centers and institutes such as the Center for Biotechnology and Genomic Medicine, Cyber Institute, Georgia Cancer Center, Institute of Public and Preventive Health and Sickle Cell Center provide rich opportunities for interdisciplinary research.

Located in the east central region along the banks of the Savannah River, Augusta is a charming Southern city and home of the world-renowned Master’s golf tournament. It is a superb place to live, with a low cost of living and a short drive to both the Georgia/Carolina mountains and the Georgia/Carolina/Florida coast. It is a growing and thriving city with a metropolitan area population of over 575,000. Augusta was recently ranked 22nd of the 367 U.S. metropolitan areas that Kiplinger’s Personal Finance considered for its list of Best Cities for the Next Decade, and is ranked by US News and World Reports as one of the top 100 best places to live. Major cities such as Atlanta and Charlotte are within short driving distances.

Position Title: Assistant, Associate or Full Professor

Duties and Responsibilities: The Department of Population Health Sciences in the Medical College of Georgia (MCG) at Augusta University (AU) invites applications for tenure track or tenured faculty positions at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level in the Division of Biostatistics and Data Science. Interest and ability in active collaboration with other investigators in biomedical, population health, and translational research within and outside of AU will be an important factor in the selection of candidates, as will proactive interest in doctoral teaching and mentoring.

Position Qualifications: Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Biostatistics, Data Science or a closely related field, with background and demonstrated interest in Computational Biology and Big Data.

Augusta University is an AA/EEO/Equal Access/ADA Employer.

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Application Information: Interested applicants must apply online through the Augusta University Faculty Careers website. Please upload the CV, a brief statement of current and planned research, and names/contact information of at least four professional references.

To expedite the review process, they should also e-mail the same information to:

Varghese George, Ph.D., Chair
Department of Population Health Sciences
Phone: (706) 721-0801

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