Aga Khan University
Shape nursing education in Kenya
Faculty appointment with Higher Duties as Academic Head, School of Nursing and Midwifery
As a leader in nursing, you’re shaping the profession in this region and beyond – engaging in relevant research that meets tomorrow’s needs, fostering wellness in communities and being innovative in how you teach and mentor.
You will be appointed to a full-time substantiative faculty position with a three year rotation as Academic Head, School of Nursing and Midwifery (SONAM).
As academic Head you will provide educational and administrative leadership for our programs in Kenya, in collaboration with colleagues in Tanzania and Uganda.
Your focus will be on quality and teamwork. You will mentor faculty to provide excellent student experiences that fully prepare them to care for patients with compassion and that are consistent with best practice.
You will seek opportunities for research-examining trends, seeking funding and supporting the growth of an academic culture.
You will share your expertise on internal academic committees and appropriately engage external stakeholders and partners, including the Nursing Council of Kenya and the Ministry of Health.
You are PhD prepared and have a minimum of eight years’ experience in clinical practice, teaching, curriculum development, research and leadership, preferably within higher education.
Send your CV along with copies of academic qualifications and professional certificates to:
Aga Khan University
PO Box 39340
Application deadline: May 6,2016.
Please note, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Aga Khan University (AKU) is a private, not-for-profit, international university first established in 1983. We operate on the values of quality, relevance, impact and access to foster intellectual freedom, distinction in scholarship, pluralism, compassion and our collective responsibility to create a sustainable future.
We have 13 teaching sites in eight countries, seven hospitals and over 250 outreach health centres. Since 2001, we have offered academic programmes in nursing, medicine and education in East Africa. We are non-denominational, open to all.