Job Details

Augusta University
  • Position Number: 4811488
  • Location: Augusta, GA
  • Position Type: Health - Healthcare Administration

Assistant Professor, Biostatistics, Data Science and Epidemiology

Job ID: 265921
Location: Augusta University
Full/Part Time: Full Time


Job Summary

Job ID 265921

Position # 40066325

The Department of Biostatistics, Data Science and Epidemiology through the Institute of Public and Preventive Health (IPPH) at Augusta University is seeking an outstanding Assistant Professor interested in an academic teaching career. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, non-tenure track position, renewable based on performance and available funding. Teaching will be primarily in our online MPH, Master of Science (MS) in Epidemiology, Master of Clinical and Translational Sciences programs and possibly in our MS Biostatistics and MS Data Science programs. A mutually agreed upon start date will be determined by the successful candidate and department chair.

The teaching faculty position will support our rapidly growing online MPH program and other programs. Faculty will have the opportunity to work with talented instructional designers to design and launch high-quality courses that meet the needs of our community and state. Remote work is possible for qualified individuals living in Georgia, Florida, and South Carolina. Starting salary will be commensurate with experience. The position will remain open until filled.


Teaching 85% - Teach courses, advise graduate students, and participate in the Institute's other educational initiatives.

Research 10% - Conduct research in the faculty member's disciplinary area and/or pedagogical research. Publish in peer-reviewed journals relevant to Public Health science and/or practice, present at professional meetings, and mentor student research related to the faculty member's discipline.

Service 5% - Provide service to the Institute, academic department, College, and University through participation in faculty meetings and/or committee service. Provide service to the profession through involvement in professional organizations, serving as a reviewer of journal manuscripts, or on peer-review panels for grant applications.

Required Qualifications

Applicants must have earned a Doctoral degree in Health or Clinical Informatics, Health Data Analytics, Statistics/Biostatistics, or related quantitative disciplines. Applicants should have a track record of successful teaching or show evidence of potential for effective teaching in the above-mentioned programs.

Assistant Professor- Early level career as a faculty member

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

Faculty with teaching expertise in the following areas:

  • Introductory statistics courses with applications in public health, including health management, human resources management, healthcare financial management, and health behaviors.

  • Introductory data science courses.

  • Introductory programming courses using R, Python, and software packages for MPH and Epidemiology programs.


    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.

    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 Guidelines:

    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 10,500 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 online at

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


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    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 a course by course 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, Statement on Teaching Augusta University Students, 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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