Assistant/Associate Professor

Location
Augusta, Georgia (US)
Salary
Commensurate with experience
Posted
August 26 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia
Job Type
Faculty

The Department of Cellular Biology and Anatomy, Medical College of Georgia, at Augusta University is undergoing an expansion of its research program and is seeking tenure-track faculty at the Assistant/Associate Professor level.  We are specifically seeking candidates with expertise in the visual system. Ideally, the successful candidate will investigate eye-related diseases, especially those associated with aging, and will complement existing strengths in vision research within the institution.  The successful candidate will become a member of the James and Jean Culver Vision Discovery Institute consisting of basic scientists and clinicians investigating a wide range of devastating blinding disorders. Augusta University is the home of the only research-oriented, state supported medical school in Georgia and offers an outstanding interdisciplinary environment.  The research infrastructure includes an NEI Center Core Grant for Vision Research (P30) plus state-of-the-art core facilities for confocal and two-photon imaging, biotelemetry, proteomics, flow cytometry, electron microscopy/histology, derivation and manipulation of murine embryonic stem cells. Candidates at the Assistant/Associate Professor level must demonstrate a strong potential for research including obtaining extramural funding.  The successful candidate will receive a nationally competitive start-up package, be expected to establish and maintain an extramurally funded research program, and participate in teaching.  Applicants should submit curriculum vitae, identifying at least three individuals as references, a statement of research objectives, and a description of teaching interests/experience. 

All applications will be confidential. Interested applicants should apply online at https://www.augusta.edu/hr/jobs/university/index.php, Job Opening ID #229819.

The Augusta University is an EEO/AA/Equal Access Employer.  The Augusta University is located in the historic city of Augusta and is within the Central Savannah River Area, which offers outstanding lifestyle and recreational opportunities.

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