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Vacancies in Aga Khan University, Nairobi, Kenya

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 Hospital in Nairobi (AKUHN) is the only hospital in Kenya accredited by the Joint Commission International from USA. The University Hospital has been providing high quality care for the people of East Africa and beyond for over 50 years.

Director, Critical Care
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Qualification: MBA/MSc/MA
  • Location: Nairobi
Reporting to the Chief of Staff,  the Director will provide leadership in the advancement of critical care services at AKUHN and will contribute to education and research in critical care that has impact in Kenya and the broader East African community.
Responsibilities
·         Develop short and medium term strategic plan for ICU.
·         Ensure quality clinical services within the ICU.
·         Create and sustain a high quality inter-disciplinary education environment within the ICU.
·         Advance research opportunities in critical care that has impact locally and regionally.
·         Develop and implement an inter-disciplinary fellowship programme in Critical Care Medicine.
·         Provide leadership in review and development of appropriate policies and procedures for the patients’ health care in keeping with best practice.
·         Provide direct clinical services and academic activities, maintaining clinical competence through practice and professional development.
Qualifications
The ideal candidate should have Master of Medicine or equivalent with fellowship training in critical care medicine and a minimum of five years’ work experience in an academic setting.  Academic appointment must be at a Senior Lecturer level or higher.  The candidate must be registered or eligible for registration by the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board.

Dermatologist Consultant

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Qualification: BA/BSc/HND
  • Experience: 5 years
  • Location: Nairobi
  • Job Field: Medical / Health
Aga Khan University invites applications to the position of Consultant Dermatologist, in the Department of Medicine.
Responsibilities
Successful applicant will join a growing and dynamic department committed to advancing best practice in their discipline, expanding services that meet quality and patient service needs within an internationally accredited university hospital with outstanding diagnostic services.  Successful applicants will develop their academic career in teaching and research.  In education there is a focus on resident training and fellowship programmes training and planned introduction of undergraduate training.
Qualifications
Applicants must have a Masters of Medicine and a fellowship in Dermatology.  S/he must be registered or eligible for registration with Kenya Medical Practitioners’ & Dentists Board as a specialist.  S/he should have teaching and research experience and a minimum of 5 years clinical experience.   Candidate should have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and demonstrated ability to lead a multi-disciplinary team.

Gastroenterologist
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Qualification: MBA/MSc/MA
  • Location: Nairobi
  • Job Field: Medical / Health
Responsibilities
Reporting to the Chair, Department of Medicine, the incumbent will support the development of quality gastroenterology services within Aga Khan University Hospital and as faculty in the University, s/he will teach and carry out research.
Successful applicants will join a growing and dynamic department committed to advancing best practice in their discipline, expanding services that meet quality and patient service needs within an internationally accredited university hospital with outstanding diagnostic services. Successful applicants will develop their academic career in teaching and research.
Qualifications
Applicants must have a Masters of Medicine and fellowship training in gastroenterology. S/he must be registered or be eligible for registration with Kenya Medical Practitioners’ & Dentists Board as a specialist.  The ideal candidate should have strong clinical and academic experience underpinned by excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
How 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 or by email to hr.recruitment@aku.edu. Applications by email are preferred.
Please indicate the title of the position on your application.

Applications should be submitted latest by December 31, 2019

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