May 30, 2024

Assistant Professor of Plastic Surgery

  • Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University
  • 1120 15th St, Augusta, GA 30912, USA

Job Description

* Job Summary Microvascular Surgeon - Plastic Surgery   Job ID: 248078 Position number: 40034609   The Medical College of Georgia Department of Surgery at Augusta University is seeking a full-time faculty member at the Assistant or Associate Professor level to serve in the division of Plastics & Reconstructive Surgery.  Qualified candidates should be board-certified in plastic surgery with a minimum of 0-3 years of experience and completed a microsurgery fellowship.  We seek a dynamic surgeon and educator, ideally with fellowship training in reconstructive microsurgery that can perform free flap procedures that include breast reconstruction, trunk flaps, head and neck reconstruction flaps, hand and lower extremities flaps. This qualified candidate will be able to work collaboratively with other services in our Health System such as Surgical Oncology, Orthopedics, Otolaryngology, and Trauma.              The Medical College of Georgia, founded in 1828, is the 13th-oldest medical school in the United States.  It is the 8th largest public medical school in the country, with 260 students currently matriculating per class.  MCG is the medical school of the state of Georgia with 200 volunteer surgeons serving as faculty throughout our regional campuses. AU Health, the primary teaching hospital affiliated with MCG, is a 450-bed academic health system positioned for significant growth in the next five years. The Department of Surgery will prioritize the development of innovative approaches to surgical education and health systems research as we execute on our tripartite mission over the next five years.    Augusta is the second-largest city in Georgia.  Home to the iconic Masters Golf Tournament each April, Augusta is a growing and thriving city located within an easy three-hour drive of Atlanta, Savannah, Charleston SC, the ocean and the mountains.  The metropolitan-area population of 600,000 and temperate climate with an annual mean temperature of 64 degrees, make Augusta a highly desirable location.  Evans GA, located just 10 minutes northwest of Augusta in Columbia County, was selected as the #1 Best Place to Live in America by Money Magazine in 2020. Shift/Salary/Benefits Academic rank, tenure status and salary to be commensurate with qualifications and experience of the selected candidate. Augusta University offers a variety of benefits to full-time benefits-eligible employees and some of our half-time (or more) employees. Benefits that may be elected could include health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, Teachers Retirement System (or Optimal Requirement Retirement), as well as earned vacation time, sick leave, and 13 paid holidays. 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. Consider applying with us today! 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 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 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. The primary work location for this position is within the Augusta University Medical Center or other Augusta University Health System Clinic Space and is subject to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services guidelines. The selected candidate will be required to provide proof of COVID vaccination or an approved exemption. Your application to this position confirms you are aware of this requirement and agree to provide proof of either COVID vaccination or our organization's approval of a medical or religious exemption.   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 the course of 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, qualified applicants must apply online at: Search Job ID:248078   Please upload your Curriculum Vitae, Research Statement, Professional References, etc., as one document.     Additionally, you may send or fax applications to:   Steven Holsten, MD, MBA Chair, Department of Surgery Medical College of Georgia Augusta University 1120 15 th Street, Augusta, Georgia 30912-4070 Fax (706)721-2063, Phone (706)721-4651, [email protected] 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. Minimum Requirements MD or DO

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