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Open Rank Faculty- Pharmacology & ToxicologyJob ID: 258652Location: Augusta UniversityFull/Part Time: Full TimeRegular/Temporary:*Job SummaryJob ID: 258652Position #: 40056025The Medical College of Georgia (MCG), at Augusta University (AU) seeks a faculty member for the Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor to fill a twelve-month tenure-track faculty position. Our university has a new initiative to recruit up to 20 new faculty members in the scientific fields of inflammaging and brain aging to perform research to improve outcomes for those suffering from Alzheimer\'s disease, dementia, and other neurodegenerative diseases. Investigators with outstanding research accomplishments in these areas as well as collaborative interests that complement the other existing strengths in our department in neurological and psychiatric disorders (Parkinson\'s Disease, drug abuse, schizophrenia) or cardiovascular disease (heart failure, ischemia/reperfusion injury, systemic and pulmonary hypertension, diabetes) will be given preference. Applicants with relevant expertise in drug discovery and development, systems biology, and/or cell signaling are particularly encouraged to apply. We offer a generous start-up package, excellent laboratory space, and outstanding core facilities for cell imaging, genomics and proteomics, small animal imaging and behavior, zebrafish, histology and electron microscopy.ResponsibilitiesThe successful candidate will be expected to participate in teaching programs for professional and graduate students as well as all other academic and scholarly functions within the department and university. The faculty member will be expected to establish vigorous independent extramurally funded research programs to complement research strengths and goals of the department and university.Required QualificationsPh.D. and/or M.D. from an accredited college or university and must be eligible for a faculty appointment at the Assistant, Associate and Full Professor level as indicated below:Assistant Professor- Early level career as a faculty member with appropriate post graduate trainingAssociate 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.Shift/Salary/BenefitsThis 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.Salary and compensation is commensurate with education, experience, and achievements. The salary is subject to availability of funds.LocationOur Health Sciences Campus:1120 15th Street, Augusta, GA 30912Equal Employment OpportunityAugusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.How To ApplyTo be considered an applicant for this position, you must apply online at http://www.augusta.edu/hr/jobs/faculty.Please upload your Curriculum Vitae, Research Statement, Professional References, etc., as one document.Other InformationThis position is a