The Georgia Cancer Center at Augusta University

Employer
Georgia Cancer Center at Augusta Universtiy
Location
Augusta, Georgia (US)
Salary
Competitive compensation package
Closing date
Mar 16, 2023
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COMMUNITY
ONCOLOGIST / HEMATOLOGIST
PHYSICIAN

The Georgia Cancer Center at Augusta University, Augusta, GA is seeking a full-time Medical Oncologist/Hematologist with an interest in treating a wide range of oncologic, malignant, and benign hematologic disorders to join our existing Community Oncology Practice. The practice functions and operates as a private practice and the compensation is based on a private practice model. It is situated in a large well respected community hospital with the capability to provide comprehensive cancer care with excellent inpatient services, subspecialty support and ancillary staff.  Fellows graduating in 2023 are encouraged to apply.

Our practice provides treatment to patients with diverse oncologic processes, benign and malignant hematology and has the opportunity to start clinical trials in collaboration with the Georgia Cancer Center, a thriving academic center.  The position will start immediately or effective July 1, 2023 or a mutually agreed upon date for graduating trainees. The candidate should be BE/BC in hematology and oncology and should hold or be eligible for medical licensure in Georgia.  Competitive salary with  excellent benefits will be offered.  Interested candidates should email their CVs to eljones@augusta.edu or ajillella@augusta.edu.

ONCOLOGY FACULTY POSITIONS

Georgia Cancer Center and the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University are seeking full-time faculty members at the Assistant, Associate or Professor level, with a main interest in the disciplines of lung cancer, genito-urinary (GU) Oncology and gastrointestinal (GI) Oncology. The successful candidate will develop a robust clinical practice in collaboration with Surgical and Radiation Oncologists in the Cancer Center’s multidisciplinary tumor clinics.

Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University is a thriving academic medical center that in the past decade has logged a 48 percent increase in student applications, a 25 percent increase in student enrollment, and a 146 percent increase in sponsored research. The Augusta University main campus is located in Augusta, Georgia's second largest city. 

Augusta University houses a number of specialty research institutes and centers with a focus on genomics, proteomics, and molecular medicine.  It is home to the Institute of Molecular Medicine and Genetics, Center for  Genomic Medicine and  Biotechnology, Molecular Oncology Program, Immune Therapy, Experimental Therapeutic Trials Program, and Immunotherapy Center, all of which provide opportunities  for  collaborative work.  Clinical  research  is  conducted  through  the  Georgia Cancer Center translational research infrastructure, the NCORP grant, investigator-initiated trials, and participation in Cooperative Group studies.  The successful candidates will collaborate with basic and translational scientists and clinical investigators in developing a state-of-the-art research program. A competitive salary is offered commensurate with experience and includes an incentive plan that rewards clinical productivity and/or research funding success. 

Minimum Requirements
Candidates should be board-certified or board-eligible Medicine-Hematology/Oncology. The final candidate will be required to provide proof of completed academic degree in the form of original transcript.

Preferred Previous practice experience in medical oncology is strongly preferred.

Competitive start-up packages are available based on qualifications, experience, skills and expressed interest of the candidate.

Exceptional Benefits
We expect you to live a balanced life and enjoy all the Southeast has to offer. Our competitive compensation package includes:

  • Retirement program comprised of a basic teacher retirement plan, Optional Retirement Plan with matching, 403(b), and a 457(b) deferred compensation savings plan.
  • Offerings include medical, vision, dental, life insurance, disability coverage.
  • Competitive time off plan for wellness optimization
  • Generous continuing medical education (CME) allowance.

How to Apply?
To be considered an applicant for one of these positions, you must apply online at
Employment Opportunities for External Applicants (augusta.edu)

To search for the posting once on the webpage listed above:

  • Click “Open Positions for External Applicants”.
  • Click “View All Jobs”.
  • Enter “249758” for breast cancer
  • Enter “251112” for lung cancer
  • Enter “240930” for GI oncology
  • Enter “216547” for GU oncology

Please upload your Curriculum Vitae, Research Statement, Professional References, etc., as one document,

All interested applicants should submit an update CV to:
Anand P. Jillella, MD
Chief, Division of Hematology/Oncology and BMT
ajillella@augusta.edu

OR

Elizabeth D. Jones, MSA
Faculty Recruitment Coordinator
GA Cancer Center Service Line
eljones@augusta.edu

About Augusta
Augusta is Georgia’s second largest city and is home to the Masters Golf Tournament and Ironman 70.3 competition. The city hosts urban living or within a large metropolitan area with a variety of restaurants, playhouses, concerts, a newly renovated symphony hall, and minor league baseball venue. Cost of living is low, and lifestyle includes many opportunities for outdoor activities including equestrian, golf, fishing, kayaking, and miles of cycling and running paths. Augusta is located in close proximity to Atlanta, Charlotte, Charleston, and Savannah, as well as the seacoast and mountains.

Augusta University is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action, and Equal Access Employer.  Augusta University has a strong interest in promoting diversity in its faculty and women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.

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