Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Aga Khan University (AKU) Jobs in Kenya - Full Time Faculties and Instructors

Aga Khan University (AKU) is a private, not for profit, university and teaching hospital system that comprises 13 campuses, seven hospitals and 217 outreach medical centres across eight countries.
 
The Aga Khan University, East Africa wishes to recruit for Full Time Faculty positions in the Departments of Medicine and Surgery in the following roles. 

You are encouraged to inform all who qualify to send their applications.
 
Full Time Faculty - Gastro-enterologist
 
Reporting to the Chair of Medicine, the Full Time Faculty, Gastro-enterologist will be involved in development of a highly skilled and functional team, in the delivery of quality services to patient with gastro-enterological diseases and their families. 

Through professional leadership, s/he will ensure quality in all aspects of care and services, and the efficient cost effective utilization of resource.
 
Applicants must have a recognized a Master of Medicine or equivalent with recognition as an internist. 

S/he should be an internationally recognized training programmer in Gastroenterology with eligibility for license to practice in Kenya. 

S/he should have a minimum of 5 years clinical experience at a reputable institution with demonstrated interest in academics and research activities. 

Publications in peer review journals and previous university appointments will be an advantage. 

The ideal candidate should have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and demonstrated ability to lead a multi-disciplinary team.
 
Full Time Faculty – Interventional Cardiologist
 
Reporting to the Chair of Medicine, the Full Time Faculty, Interventional Cardiologist will be involved in development of a highly skilled and competent cardiology team, in the delivery of quality services to patient with cardiovascular diseases and their families.

Through professional leadership, s/he will ensure quality in all aspects of care and services, and the efficient cost effective utilization of resource.

Applicants must have a recognized a Master of Medicine - Internal Medicine or equivalent with recognition as an internist.
 
S/he should have an internationally recognized training in Cardiology with eligibility for license to practice in Kenya and have internationally recognized training in interventional cardiology. 

S/he should have a minimum of 5 years clinical experience at a reputable institution with demonstrated interest in academics and research activities. 

Publications in peer review journals and previous university appointments will be an advantage. 

The ideal candidate should have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and demonstrated ability to lead a multi-disciplinary team.

Full Time Faculty - Neurology
 
Reporting to the Chair of Medicine, the Full Time Faculty, Neurologist will be involved in development of a highly skilled and competent neurology team, in the delivery of quality services to patient with neurologic diseases and their families. 

Through professional leadership, s/he will ensure quality in all aspects of care and services, and the efficient cost effective utilization of resource.
 
Applicants must have a recognized a Master of Medicine or equivalent with recognition as an internist. 

S/he should have an internationally recognized in neurology with eligibility for license to practice in Kenya. 

S/he should have a minimum of 5 years clinical experience at a reputable institution with demonstrated interest in academics and research activities. 

Publications in peer review journals and previous university appointments will be an advantage. 

The ideal candidate should have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and demonstrated ability to lead a multi-disciplinary team.

Full Time Faculty – Infectious Diseases
 
Reporting to the Chair of Medicine, the Full Time Faculty, Infectious Diseases (ID) will be involved in the development of a highly skilled and competent Infectious Diseases Team and in the delivery of quality services to patients with infections. 

S/he will provide professional leadership to ensure quality in all aspects of care and services and the efficient cost effective utilization of resources.
 
Applicants must have a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MB ChB) and a Postgraduate Degree in Internal Medicine or equivalent with recognition as internist. 

S/he must be registered/ eligible for registration with Kenya Medical Practitioners’ and Dentists board and have internationally recognized training in infectious Diseases. 

The ideal candidate should have a minimum of 5 years’ experience with evidence of significant academic and research activities.

S/he should have good leadership, effective communication and team building skills.
 
Full Time Faculty - General Surgery
 
Reporting to the Chair of Surgery, the Full Time Faculty will provide clinical services to patients and clinical supervision in the operating room during peri-operative care of patients. 

As part of the Faculty, s/he will give formal teaching and carry out research in defined areas, as well as areas of professional interest and knowledge. 

S/he will be involved in committee activities in areas of teaching, research, clinical or administration.
 
Applicants must have a Masters of Medicine in Surgery and a fellowship in Colorectal Surgery, and be registered with the Kenya Medical Practitioners’ and Dentists’ board with board recognition in Surgery. 

S/he should have teaching and research experience or activities to reflect a strong interest. 

Applicants with expertise and experience in elective work for both benign/oncological colorectal cases and emergency cases will be preferred. 

S/he must have a minimum of two (2) years post fellowship in the subspecialty of colorectal surgery (for colorectal surgeon) and laparoscopic skills. 

S/he should demonstrate a scholarly and reflective approach to clinical practice and the ability to engage in teaching and training others.
 
Full Time Faculty - Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
 
Reporting to the Chair of Surgery, the Full Time Faculty will provide clinical services to patients and clinical supervision in the operating room during peri-operative care of patients. 

As part of the Faculty, s/he will give formal teaching and carry out research in defined areas as well as areas of professional interest and knowledge. 

S/he will be involved in committee activities in areas of teaching, research, clinical or administration.
 
Applicants must have a Masters of Medicine in Surgery and a fellowship in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and be registered with the Kenya Medical Practitioners’ and Dentists’ board with board recognition in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
 
Applicants must have expertise and experience in elective work for Trauma/burns, orthopaedic, breast, cosmetic and any other malformations that require reconstruction. 

S/he must have a minimum of two (2) year’s post fellowship in the sub specialty of Plastic and Reconstructive surgery skills. 

The ideal candidate should have teaching and research experience or activities to reflect a strong interest. 

S/he should demonstrate a scholarly and reflective approach to clinical practice and the ability to engage in teaching and training others.
 
Full Time Faculty –Paediatric Surgery
 
Reporting to the Chair, Department of Surgery, the Full Time Faculty will provide specialist services in Paediatric Surgery. 

In addition, s/he will be involved in teaching of residents.
 
The Applicants must have a Master of Medicine in General Surgery and a postgraduate degree and specialist recognition in Paediatric Surgery. 

S/he should have a minimum of two (2) years’ experience post registration as a Paediatric surgeon and be registered with the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists board. 

Candidates with expertise and experience in congenital surgery and emergency cases will be preferred.

Instructors – Department of Medicine& Surgery
 
The Instructor will undertake clinical and educational functions under the supervision of the Department. 

In this role, the Instructor admits, consults and undertakes diagnosis and treatment of patients admitted under University team or where appropriate private admitting doctors.
 
The Applicants must have Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.Ch.B) or equivalent and be registered with the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board. 

They have completed formal Post-Graduate Medical Education training from a recognized university in their discipline. 

Instructors in the Department of Surgery should be interested in developing subspecialties such as cardio-Thoracic surgery and Colo-rectal fellow-ship.

To Apply:
 
Applications together with detailed Curriculum Vitae, names of three referees, telephone contact, e-mail address and copies of certificates and testimonials should be sent to, 

the Manager, Recruitment, 
Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi. 
P. O. Box 30270-00100, 
Nairobi Kenya

or by email to hr.recruitment@aku.edu 

so as to reach not later than 31st January 2013. 

Applications by email are preferred.




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