Faculty, Infectious Diseases

Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Faculty, Infectious Diseases
Division School of Medicine
Department Internal Medicine
Vacancy Number F18-036
Work Location Macon
Hours per week
Scheduled Hours

About the Position
o Position includes teaching residents and students in both an inpatient & outpatient setting
o Outpatient practice is located within walking distance of a state-of-the art medical center
o Inpatient coverage is at the Medical Center of Central Georgia, the 2nd largest hospital in Georgia
o Stable faculty and leadership with a financially sound organization
o Research options available but not required
o Competitive salary and benefits which include: health insurance, liberal paid time off, and relocation allowance

Patient Care Duties
o Develop and maintain faculty ambulatory infectious disease practice
o Clinical Care of patients in department
o Provide infectious disease consultations, inpatient and outpatient, for Mercer Medicine faculty patients and other patients as requested by community physicians
o Serve as attending for local HIV/infectious disease clinic
o Actively participate in Medical Staff and Hospital Committees
o Complete all Medical Record documentation requirements as specified in the Medical Staff Rules and Regulations on a concurrent basis
o Participate in EC and City call schedule as required

Teaching Duties for Internal Medicine Residency & IM Clerkship
o Supervise and instruct Internal Medicine residents, family medicine residents and 4th year students on infectious disease rotations
o Develop, implement, accomplish, & monitor goals for infectious disease education
o Review and update infectious disease curriculum as needed and at least every three years as required by the

o Provide 6 to 8 core curriculum lectures per year in the area of infectious diseases
o Serve as attending or designate an attending for the residents’ infectious disease elective
o Provide mentorship to IM residents interested in infectious disease fellowship training
o Tutor for Mercer University School of Medicine in selected phase(s)
o Participate in student clerkship lecture series as designated by the clerkship director

Administrative and Research Duties
o Opportunities for research in clinical trials and outcomes research
o Serve on department, hospital, university committees as requested by chairman


o M.D. degree from accredited college/university is required;
o Must be board certified in Internal Medicine;
o Board certified/board eligible in infectious diseases;
o Must have Georgia medical license or eligibility for licensure in the State of Georgia;
o Experience in ambulatory practice setting;
o Experience in academic medicine environment highly desirable

Selection of final candidate is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.

Is a criminal background check needed for this position? Yes
Is a credit check needed for this position? No
Does this position require travel for University business in a rental car or University owned vehicle? No
Job Category Faculty
Post to JobTarget? Yes
Job Type Full-Time
Pay Rate Commensurate with experience
FLSA Status Exempt
Pay Basis Monthly
Internal posting only? No
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. References
Optional Documents