Instructor - Limited Term, Emergency Medicine

Augusta University

Augusta, GA

Job posting number: #7236119

Posted: April 11, 2024

Job Description

Instructor - Limited Term, Emergency Medicine

Job ID: 270076

Location: Augusta University

Full/Part Time: Full Time



Job Summary

Job ID 270076

Position # 20015416

The Medical College of Georgia's Department of Emergency Medicine at Augusta University is seeking a faculty member at the rank of Instructor Limited Term. This faculty member in the Department of Emergency Medicine will participate in a nonACGME Wilderness Medicine fellowship as well as providing instruction, oversight, and academic progress of Emergency Medicine residents, Pediatric Emergency Medicine fellows, and medical students. This position will take an active role in resident, medical student, and fellow education concurrent with patient care. The desired candidate should be willing to commit to 9 shifts in the Emergency Department each month and take 1 call per month and meet all fellowship requirements as outline by the Department of Emergency Medicine. This position will be responsible for completing timely and formal evaluations as needed. This position is not considered to be on tenure track and is limited to one fiscal year.


• Successful completion of classroom & didactic components of the fellowship
• Planning seminars/ lectures (American Red Cross Wilderness First Aid, MedWAR, Advanced Wilderness Life Support)
• Membership and active participation in the Wilderness Medical Society with professional meeting attendance (National or International)
• Membership and active participation in the Wilderness Section of the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) Society with professional meeting attendance
• Concurrent advancement toward becoming a Fellow of the Academy of Wilderness Medicine (FAWM)
• Research involving submission of a paper to a peer reviewed journal or other scholarly activity
• Advancement towards completion of DiMM (Diploma in Mountain Medicine) encompassing technical skills in wilderness and austere mountain medicine
• Achieve Advanced Disaster Life Support (ADLS) certification, with the opportunity to become an instructor.
• Achieve Advanced Wilderness Life Support (AWLS) certification, with the opportunity to become an instructor
• Work with other fellowship specialties, both locally and/or internationally to help bridge gaps between niches and expand educational experiences, to include but not limited to International Medicine, Pediatric EM, Ultrasound, Critical Care and EMS and Event Medicine
• Active leadership and involvement with the MCG Wilderness Medicine Interest Group (WMIG)
• Active involvement with the EMED-5086 Introduction to Wilderness Medicine course for the PGY-1 MCG students
• Successful participation in special opportunities in wilderness medicine (tactical medicine, Search and Rescue, EMS management, ski patrol, park medic program, international work, race medicine, hyperbaric & dive medicine, tropical medicine, etc.) based on the specific area of interest of the fellow with agreement and supervision of the fellowship director.
• Successfully plan and execute the final fellowship activity: The Capstone Experience in which you are the medical leader and have done pre-planning, management of an expedition that showcases leadership as well as wilderness medicine skills in a full capacity

The list above is not intended to be exhaustive and is subject to change at the discretion of the position supervisor.

Required Qualifications

MD/DO or equivalent; Emergency Medicine residency or Pediatric Emergency Medicine fellowship trained.

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.


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.

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 Medical College of Georgia is one of the nation's largest medical schools by class size, with 260 students per class. The educational experience is anchored by the main campus in Augusta, regional clinical campuses for third- and fourth-year students across the state and a second four-year campus in Athens in partnership with the University of Georgia. MCG's expanding partnerships with physicians and hospitals across Georgia currently provides about 350 sites where students can experience the full spectrum of medicine, from complex care hospitals to small-town solo practices. MCG and its teaching hospitals also provide postgraduate education to more than 500 residents and fellows in 50 different Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education-approved programs. Our researchers and clinicians focus on what most impacts the health of Georgia's and America's children and adults, including cardiovascular biology and disease, cancer, neurosciences and behavioral sciences, public and preventive health, regenerative and reparative medicine, personalized medicine and genomics. Our physician faculty also share their expertise with physicians and patients at about 100 clinics and hospitals statewide.

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


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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

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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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