Assistant/Associate Professor, DCG-Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Augusta University

Augusta, GA

Job posting number: #7238156

Posted: April 22, 2024

Application Deadline: June 21, 2024

Job Description

Assistant/Associate Professor, DCG-Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Job ID: 271187

Location: Augusta University

Full/Part Time: Full Time



Job Summary

Job ID 271187

Position # 40032236

Dental College of Georgia (DCG), Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery (OMFS), at Augusta University (AU) is currently seeking a faculty member at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor. The faculty member will report directly to the Chair of the Department of OMFS. Teaching responsibilities include presentation of didactic and clinical education to postgraduate OMFS residents. Clinical responsibilities include supervision and evaluation of OMFS residents and predoctoral patient care experiences. This faculty member will be required to obtain and maintain privileges for direct care delivery and supervision of residents at Augusta State Medical Prison, Charlie Norwood Veterans Medical Center, and Augusta University Medical Center. Responsibilities will include participation in trauma and general OMFS call rotations. This position is not considered to be on tenure track.


Teaching / Instruction
Evaluate Oral Maxillofacial Surgery residents and undergraduate students, patient and education encounters/experiences. Present didactic and clinical education information to students, faculty and peers in multiple venues as it pertains to Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

Clinical / Patient Care
Practice of Oral Maxillofacial Surgery in clinical/hospital setting including coverage of hospital call.

Public and professional service.

Research / Scholarship
Professional development activities. Continuing education and presentation preparation. Research development.

Required Qualifications

U.S. DDS/DMD degree from an ADA accredited dental school (or foreign equivalent) with advance training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Individual must be an American Board eligible Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon with the knowledge and capabilities to diagnose and practice the comprehensive scope of OMFS procedures.
ABOMS (American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery) eligible and eligible for licensure by the Georgia Board of Dentistry and anesthesia permit.
Experience equivalent to three years or more of private practice.

Assistant Professor - Early level career as a faculty member with background, education, and training consistent with the following position requirements.

Associate Professor - Mid level career faculty member with at least five years at the rank of Assistant Professor with background, education, and training consistent with the following position requirements.

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

Additional Preferred Qualifications
Strong interest in research and scholarship in the specialty of OMFS.

Preferred Educational Qualifications
Graduate of a CODA-accredited OMFS/MD combined program.

Preferred Experience
Experience in dental education that includes teaching, research, scholarship, and college/institutional/professional committee service.


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.

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 Website:

College/Department Information

The Dental College of Georgia at Augusta University, we provide dental education to the next generation of professionals by offering hands-on education through innovative research, patient care, and service. Join other dental providers to improve the oral health of Georgia and beyond. The DCG was founded to provide the people of Georgia with quality dental care by educating students in dentistry. As a patient, you have the option to receive treatment in one of our three different practice models consisting of student clinics, resident care, or in the faculty practice. All dental treatments can be completed by the specialists in our facility. We also serve patients in more than 20 clinics across Georgia.

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 make Augusta University an institution like no other. We are part of the


Our 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.

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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