Open Rank Clinician Educator in Family Medicine - Ollie McGahee Chair

Augusta University

Augusta, GA

ID: 7189952 (Ref.No. ej-4745773)
Posted: October 30, 2023

Job Description

Open Rank Clinician Educator in Family Medicine - Ollie McGahee Chair

Job ID: 255233
Location: Augusta University
Full/Part Time: Full Time


Job Summary

Job ID: 255233

Position: 20001470

The Department of Family and Community Medicine in the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University is looking to hire a full-time non-tenure track medical associate. The individual should be an experienced family physician to serve as the Ollie O. McGahee Jr., Endowed Chair. This seasoned clinician-educator will help lead the department into an era of increased community engagement. The department seeks to expand its clinical and educational missions across the local region, build stronger relationships with public health entities, and have a positive impact on the social influences of health. The McGahee Chair is a future-focused, visionary leader who advises the Department Chair and Vice Chairs on care delivery models and educational curricula designed to produce broad-scope family physicians ready to practice in medically underserved areas throughout Georgia.

Clinician educators provide support for UME/GME in classroom and ambulatory settings, telemedicine, and a personal faculty practice. They engage in ongoing faculty development and in scholarly activity. They see patients within a resident/faculty practice population in the context of Patient- and Family-Centered Care.

    • Provide clinical care for a panel of patients. Panel size will be based upon cFTE
    • Precept residents in the Family Medicine Center
    • Provide clinical education to medical students in the Family Medicine Center
    • Provide didactic education to medical students and residents periodically
    • Participate in the creation of scholarly activity
    • Regular community outreach and collaboration building
    • Oversight of the community medicine curriculum.

    Required Qualifications

    MD or DO. Completion of an ACGME or AOA accredited Family Medicine Residency Program. Board certified (or board-eligible) by the American Board of Family Medicine, eligible for licensure in Georgia and South Carolina, and eligible for credentialing at Augusta University Health System.

    Assistant Professor- Early level career as a faculty member with appropriate post graduate training

    Associate Professor- Mid level career faculty member with at least five years at rank of Assistant Professor or comparable training, background, and experience

    Professor- Senior level career faculty member with at least five years at the rank of Associate Professor or comparable training, background, and experience.

    Required faculty employment qualifications for all USG institutions and all academic ranks within these institutions shall be:
    • Consistent with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)'s requirements for institutional accreditation;
    • Evidence of ability as a teacher;
    • Evidence of activity as a scholar and ability in all other duties assigned;
    • Successful experience (which will necessarily be waived for those just entering the academic profession who meet all other requirements); and,
    • Desirable personal qualities judged on the basis of personal interview, complete biographical data, and recommendations.

    Preferred Qualifications

    At least 5 years teaching as a family medicine faculty. Leadership experience within a Family Medicine GME program. MPH or other relevant Masters degree. Prior track record of community engagement activities. Additional training in community engagement strategies.


    This position is fiscal year based and works year-round.

    The intended work commitment or full-time equivalent (FTE) for this position is 1.0 and considered full-time.

    Assistant Professor: Salary and compensation is commensurate with education, experience, and achievements. The salary is subject to availability of funds.

    Associate Professor: Salary and compensation is commensurate with education, experience, and achievements. The salary is subject to availability of funds.

    Professor: Salary and compensation is commensurate with education, experience, and achievements. The salary is subject to availability of funds.

    Comprehensive benefits include medical, dental, vision, 13 paid holidays, vacation leave, sick leave, generous retirement plans, tuition waiver, wellness options, and much more!

    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.

    Rank and salary are determined at the time of hire and are based on a variety of factors including but not limited to experience, education, credentials, specialty, training, etc. while also considering internal equity and market data.

    Advancement through the faculty ranks at Augusta University is only through the annual Promotion and Tenure process in which faculty may apply if eligible (typically five-year increments). For more information on ranks, please review the Augusta University Promotion and Tenure Guidelines:

    College/Department Information

    The DFCM has an ACGME accredited Allopathic Family Medicine Residency Program, a concurrent AOA accredited Osteopathic Family Medicine residency component, and an ACGME accredited Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship. In 2023 will open a Rural Medicine Fellowship with plans for a Geriatric Fellowship and an Addiction Medicine Fellowship to follow in the near future.

    Clinical teaching and services occur concurrently in the Family Medicine Center (FMC) and at Augusta University Medical Center within the AU Health System as well as other affiliated local and regional clinical sites. DFCM also runs a community-based clinic in South Augusta as a teaching site and provides medical coverage for a free medical clinic in the Harrisburg neighborhood of Augusta.

    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 9,000 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.


    Health Sciences Campus:

    1120 15th Street, Augusta, GA 30912

    Conditions of Employment

    All selected candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review prior to starting with Augusta University.

    Final candidates 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.

    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 their employment and beyond.

    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.

    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, you must apply online at
    Please upload your Curriculum Vitae, Research Statement, Professional References, etc., as one document.

    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 every day 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.

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