Assistant or Associate Professor, Gastroenterology – Aga Khan University – Karachi

Assistant or Associate Professor, Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine

Aga Khan University, chartered in 1983 as Pakistan’s first private international university, is committed to the provision of education, research and health care of international standard relevant to Pakistan and the region. The affiliated Aga Khan University Hospital (AKUH) has well-equipped investigative services and provides state-of-the-art clinical facilities. AKUH is the first hospital in Pakistan to be awarded the prestigious Joint Commission International Accreditation (JCIA) for practicing the highest internationally-recognized healthcare standards.

The Department of Medicine at The Aga Khan University Hospital, comprises of independent sections of Cardiology, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology and Pulmonary/Critical Care. The department has over 50 full-time Faculty with a strong commitment to undergraduate and postgraduate education and research. Residency Programmes are offered in Internal Medicine, Neurology, Adult Cardiology, Gastroenterology, Pulmonary Medicine, Nephrology and Dermatology, as well as Fellowship Programmes in Clinical Neurophysiology & Electrodiagnostic Medicine, Diabetes, Endocrinology & Metabolism, Interventional Cardiology and Infectious Diseases.

From the clinical service aspect, Gastroenterologist works under the Service Line of Gastroenterology and Surgery, which offers comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic services for adults suffering from general as well as special gastrointestinal disease in outpatient, inpatient and ambulatory set up.

The Aga Khan University Hospital invites applications for the position of Assistant or Associate Professor, Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine.

Responsibilities
You will have an independent consultant status for patient care and undertake undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, research and specified administrative activities.

Requirements
You must have completed a structured postgraduate training program from a reputable institution and possess FCPS, MRCP, American Boards or equivalent qualification. Applicants for Associate Professor should have at least 8 years of teaching / research experience in a HEC recognized University or postgraduate institution, with 5 years’ post-terminal experience of teaching and a minimum of 10 research publications in journals recognized jointly by HEC and PMDC with at least 4 of these publications in the last 5 years. Applicants for Assistant Professor should have at least 2 years’ experience as Senior Instructor or equivalent. We are looking for candidates with sufficient experience in advanced endoscopic procedures and candidates with experience in Endoscopic Ultrasound will be preferred.

​Please send your CV with names and contact details (including email address) of at least three referees familiar with your recent work history to human.resources@aku.edu and mark the subject with position number “10010801″

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Applications should be submitted latest by May 26, 2019