The Department of Ophthalmology seeks a full-time faculty member to join our Glaucoma Service at the assistant or associate professor level. Applicants must be board certified/eligible and fellowship trained in glaucoma. Duties will include clinical care of patients, didactic and clinical training of residents, medical students, and potentially fellows. The successful candidate would be expected to be productive in clinical research and to play a pivotal role in growth of the glaucoma service as they fulfill the academic and clinical missions of Augusta University. Coupled to these are opportunities in administrative and leadership positions. Salary will be commensurate with experience.
The Medical College of Georgia, the academic medical center for the University System of Georgia, is located in Augusta, Georgia, and encompasses Columbia County, Georgia’s 2nd fastest growing county. This classic yet cosmopolitan southern city offers a variety of rich historic, cultural, and culinary experiences with a low cost of living. The Riverwalk, located along the banks of the scenic Savannah River, leads to many of the downtown attractions, including museums, art galleries, and local restaurants. Augusta is home to the Masters Golf Tournament, the Augusta Green Jackets minor league baseball, the Augusta Ironman 70.3, the Augusta Symphony Orchestra, the Morris Museum of Art, and the Georgia Cyber Center. Atlanta is about 2 hours to the west, and 3 hours from the mountains of North Georgia and the Atlantic coast beaches located in Savannah, Hilton Head, and Charleston. The Augusta Canal built in the 1840s brought much needed industry to Augusta permanently establishing its place amongst Georgia’s leading cities. Its trails and waterway provide memorable recreational options as does Lake Thurmond, one of the largest freshwater lakes east of the Mississippi River located is less than 30 minutes to the northwest. The climate which settles about the city allows for these to be used as needed and pleasant diversions nearly year-round.
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Board certified/eligible. Successful completion of fellowship training in a glaucoma.
Internal Number: 220636
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