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.