Aga Khan University Hiring Fulltime Faculty Medical Physiology

Aga Khan University Hiring Fulltime Faculty Medical Physiology


Job Summary

The Department of Biomedical Sciences is a multi-disciplinary department comprising of Faculty from a wide range of basic science teaching and research expertise including Human Anatomy, Biochemistry, Medical Physiology and Pharmacology.

The Department strives to inspire, innovate, and lead in Biomedical Science teaching and learning in an inclusive community where students, academics, researchers, clinicians, alumni and industry together foster learning.

AKU Department of Biomedical Sciences is seeking a full-time Lecturer in Medical Physiology who will make a significant contribution to the delivery of high-quality teaching in Medical Physiology across MBChB and BSc Nursing undergraduate programmes.

The faculty will have an important role in embedding research expertise into the discipline and the Department of Biomedical Sciences and will be required to develop high-quality productivity-driven networks across AKU and with local, national and international partners.


Duties will include but not be limited to:

  • Teaching Medical Physiology and providing academic advice and support to Medical College as well as School of Nursing and Midwifery (SONAM) students.
  • Contributing to curriculum development and innovation in teaching, learning and assessment in Medical Physiology and working closely with colleagues to create an effective integrated curriculum.
  • Contributing to the regular evaluation and development of blocks that include Medical Physiology in terms of content, delivery and assessment.
  • Developing proposals for research funding and presenting academic papers in conferences/ seminars/ workshops/ symposia
  • Contributing to scholarship in medical education or other areas of inquiry within the Medical College and the School of Nursing and Midwifery (SONAM) in collaboration with colleagues
  • Representing the Medical College and SONAM at local, regional and national meetings relevant to medical education and the specialist subject of Medical Physiology, with internal and external bodies and develop leadership in this domain.
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  • A Medical degree or a good honours degree in Medical Physiology or related discipline
  • Postgraduate degree in Medical Physiology or other relevant subject
  • Accomplished teaching of Medical Physiology in an undergraduate medical programme (or similar) using evidence-informed interactive approaches for large and small groups and incorporating information technology.Teaching postgraduates and undergraduates in programmes other than MBChB, BSc Nursing or equivalent
  • Experience in educational management that ensures well-organized delivery with continuous quality improvement.
  • Track record of publications in international journals.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, flexible work approach and teamwork.
  • Competence in IT and internet usage especially for e learning.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.

To Apply

​Send an application letter together with detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of academic and professional certificates and names of three referees, to the Manager, Talent Acquisition, Aga Khan University, via the email:

Please quote the position title on the email subject.  Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Applications should be submitted latest by November 8, 2023

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