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Open Rank Academic Faculty in Neuroscience

Augusta University
Augusta, Georgia
Closing date
Feb 2, 2023

Open Rank Academic Faculty in Neuroscience

Augusta University

Job Summary

Job ID: 250592

Position #:40048346

The College of Science and Mathematics at Augusta University invites applications for 3 tenure-track positions in Neuroscience, all to begin in Fall 2023. The College anticipates approval of a new interdisciplinary Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience to accompany a growing university-wide research initiative in this area (Transdisciplinary Research Initiative in Inflammaging and Brain Aging and an existing PhD program in Neuroscience. All candidates must have a Doctorate in a discipline represented within the college; postdoctoral research experience; and a publication record commensurate with their career stage. Candidates for Professor or Associate Professor should have a distinguished record of teaching and research to include peer-reviewed publications and extramural funding. The field of research within Neuroscience is open with an expectation that candidates will establish a vibrant and fundable research program that demonstrates originality in addressing significant questions. Successful applicants will have a commitment to teaching and mentoring students from diverse backgrounds.

More information on Promotion and Tenure Guidelines can be found here:

Required Qualifications


Doctorate in biology, chemistry, neuroscience, physics, or related field from an accredited institution; postdoctoral research experience

Assistant Professor- Early level career as a faculty member

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. Per Board of Regents (BOR) policy, Professors must have a terminal degree

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

Grant writing experience; teaching experience; administrative or leadership experience


This position is academic year based and typically works August through May, depending on dates outlined in offer letter and yearly contract.

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

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, 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 College of Science and Mathematics provides students with strong foundations in the sciences as well as preparation for careers, citizenship, and a life-long love of learning. We are committed to providing experiences promoting scientific inquiry and discovery and dedicated to creating opportunities for intellectual growth and community involvement.

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.


Augusta University -

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.

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 Job ID 250592.

Candidates should submit a letter of interest, CV, graduate transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy highlighting high-impact teaching practices, planned research agenda, and a list of three references who will be contacted only if the applicant becomes a finalist. To apply complete the electronic application form at Job ID 250592.

Questions concerning the search may be directed to Dr. Thomas Crute mailto:(

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 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.

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