Aga Khan University Physician Scientist Job in Kenya

Aga Khan University

Job Vacancy: Physician Scientist

Excellent career opportunities exist for individuals to join a Faculty of Health Sciences committed to quality and impact in education, research, and service delivery.

The position is in the AKU Centre of Excellence in Women and Child Health, Aga Khan University

The right candidate will have a background that demonstrates interest, engagement and success in research and teaching, with commitment to a mission driven and multidisciplinary collaborative approach.

The Physician Scientist will play a critical role in contributing to the mandate of the Centre of Excellence in Women and Child Health, AKU, in advancing women, children and adolescent health research and the application of research findings and knowledge to practice and policy.

Other roles will entail supporting development of national, regional and global alignments and partnerships that advance the priority areas.

Although the successful Physician Scientist will be expected to commit most of his/her time to research (80% time), continuity with clinical services provision (20% time) is important.

S/he will report to the Director CoEWCH for the academic work and to the Chair of the relevant clinical department for clinical services. A letter of Expectation will be jointly developed annually to clearly define work plans.

Qualification & Relevant Experience

The successful candidate for this position will have:

  • MMed degree with proven research experience (publication track record) or MBChB with MPH, Masters in Science in Epidemiology or other research related health sciences degree.
  • Demonstrated interest in an academic career path
  • Minimum of 2 years practice experience in Paediatrics, Obstetrics / Gynaecology, Family Medicine or Public Health. Other requirements will include ability to interact productively in a multicultural environment; good analytical, planning and organizational skills;
  • Proficiency in Ms Office and statistical programmes; and good scientific writing skills.

How to Apply

Please send your curriculum vitae; copies of academic qualifications and copies of your professional certificates to the Manager Recruitment, Aga Khan University Hospital by email: not to reach later than 15th July, 2018

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Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi County


Health and Medical

Updated: July 6, 2018 — 6:10 am
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