Open Rank Faculty Part-Time, Pre-Clerkship, Savannah

Augusta University

Augusta, GA

ID: 7242695 (Ref.No. ej-5235048)
Posted: May 6, 2024

Job Description

Open Rank Faculty Part-Time, Pre-Clerkship, Savannah

Job ID: 270504
Location: Augusta University
Full/Part Time: Part Time


Job Summary

Job ID 270504

Position # 40071893

The Augusta University-Medical College of Georgia and Georgia Southern University (AU/MCG-GS Savannah Partnership) in Savannah, Georgia is seeking a faculty member at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor as a medical educator to serve in the administrative post role of Pre-clerkship Module Director. The Pre-clerkship Module Director is the administrative leader for the education module. The Pre-clerkship Module Director role will report to the Campus Assistant Dean for Pre-Clerkship for the AU/MCG-GS Savannah Partnership. The Medical College of Georgia's basic science and clinical departments are the academic units of medical educator faculty. Faculty members creatively and innovatively advance the educational mission the MCG MD program. Each medical educator is expected to contribute to educational research, faculty development, or both. Ideally, each educator faculty will have some interdisciplinary educational focus, and all will contribute directly to key aspects of MD curriculum delivery. This position is not considered to be on tenure track.


Pre-Clerkship Curriculum Design - Create module schedules by contacting faculty to present foundational and/or clinical science material to medical students. Collaborate with faculty to develop learning objectives and develop syllabi. Collaborate with administrative staff to post pertinent information on the learning management system. Map lecture learning objectives to the MCG Competency-based Objectives.

Pre-Clerkship Curriculum Administration - Work with Assistant Deans for Curriculum and component directors to evaluate module and module faculty and make recommendations and implement changes that reduce unplanned redundancy, improve overall module organization, content, sequencing, for the following year. Attend all classroom activities and ensure technology is ready for speakers in collaboration with IT. Communicate with class concerning module information, information regarding quizzes and exams, etc. Review evaluative data of faculty, module, and module director once finalized.

Pre-Clerkship Teaching- Teach pre-clerkship curriculum in applicable field, in the Medical College of Georgia. Participate on various committees and provide public and professional service to the community and the department/college/University/USG.

Required Qualifications

An MD, DO, PhD, MD/PhD, PharmD or equivalent from an accredited college or university.
Board certification for physicians.

Proven experience in medical education or other health sciences-related educational programs.

Evidence of ability as an educator.

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

Undergraduate medical education (UME)
Educational research
Faculty development
Curriculum design
Assessment & education
Use of educational technology
LCME Self-Study and accreditation process


This position is fiscal year based and works year-round. Amount of time worked is based on work commitment.

The intended work commitment or full-time equivalent (FTE) for this position is between 0.5-0.74 FTE and is considered partially benefits eligible. The FTE will be determined at the time of hire after discussions during the interview process with the successful candidate. The selected candidate will select from a retirement plan and accrue leave at a prorated amount based on finalized FTE.

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.

Benefits include 13 paid holidays, vacation leave, sick leave, and generous retirement plans.

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 Website:

College/Department Information

The Medical College of Georgia is one of the nation's largest medical schools by class size, with 260 students per class. The educational experience is anchored by the main campus in Augusta, regional clinical campuses for third- and fourth-year students across the state and a second four-year campus in Athens in partnership with the University of Georgia. MCG's expanding partnerships with physicians and hospitals across Georgia currently provides about 350 sites where students can experience the full spectrum of medicine, from complex care hospitals to small-town solo practices. MCG and its teaching hospitals also provide postgraduate education to more than 500 residents and fellows in 50 different Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education-approved programs. Our researchers and clinicians focus on what most impacts the health of Georgia's and America's children and adults, including cardiovascular biology and disease, cancer, neurosciences and behavioral sciences, public and preventive health, regenerative and reparative medicine, personalized medicine and genomics. Our physician faculty also share their expertise with physicians and patients at about 100 clinics and hospitals statewide.

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 than10,500 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 on-line at

Additionally, USG supports Freedom of Expression as stated in Board Policy 6.5 Freedom of Expression and Academic Freedom found on-line at


AU/MCG-GS Savannah Partnership Campus

13040 Abercorn Street, Room 217

Savannah, GA 31419

Conditions of Employment

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

If applicable for the specific position based on the duties: the candidate will also need to have a credit check completed for Positions of Trust and or approved departmental Purchase Card usage.

Motor vehicle reports are required for positions that are required to drive an Augusta University vehicle.

For Faculty Hires: 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.

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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