Augusta University – Associate Professor- Augusta, GA
October 25, 2022
The Department of Neurology at the Medical College of Georgia Augusta University is seeking a Headache specialist to join our team. This position will provide patient care in our outpatient Neurology clinic, engage in clinical research and provide oversight and mentorship for Neurology residents and medical students. The Neuroscience Center of Excellence at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University offers expert patient care in a variety of Neurological and Neurosurgical subspecialties. We offer a Neurocritical Care Unit, a comprehensive stroke program accredited by the Joint Commission of Healthcare Organizations, child and adult neurology residency programs, a Parkinson’s Foundation Center of Excellence, a National MS Society Certified Center, an ALS Association Certified Center and a National Association of Epilepsy level 4 center with a 6-bed epilepsy monitoring unit in the Children’s Hospital of Georgia.
Medical College of Georgia is Georgia’s only state-supported medical school. Established in 1828, it is one of the 10 largest medical schools. This position is based at the main campus in Augusta, Georgia. Augusta is Georgia’s second largest city and is home to the Masters Golf Tournament and Ironman 70.3 competition. The city hosts urban and suburban living with a variety of restaurants, play houses, concerts, a newly renovated symphony hall and a recently constructed minor league baseball venue for the affiliate of the San Francisco Giants. Cost of living is low and lifestyle options include outdoor activities such as equestrian, golf, fishing, kayaking, along with miles of cycling and running paths. Augusta is located in proximity to Atlanta, Charlotte, Charleston, and Savannah as well as the seacoast and mountains.
The ideal candidate will have completed an accredited Neurology residency program and be board certified or board eligible in Neurology. Completion of fellowship training in headache medicine or equivalent accreditation is strongly encouraged but not required. Academic appointment will be commensurate with experience.
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.
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 in the form of an original transcript. Those candidates trained by a foreign institution will also be required to provide an educational/credential evaluation.
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 your must apply online at http://www.augusta.edu/hr/jobs/faculty.
Please upload your Curriculum Vitae, Research Statement, Professional References, etc., as one document.
The ideal candidate will have completed an accredited Neurology residency program, have completed an epilepsy fellowship and be board certified or board eligible in Neurology. Academic appointment will be commensurate with experience. Candidates should send an updated CV and a letter of interest to:
Jeffrey A. Switzer, DO, MCTS, FAHA, FAAN
Professor and Chair
Director, Telestroke and Teleneurology
Department of Neurology
MD or equivalent, completion of a neurology residency, and possession of a GA medical license at the time of appointment.