Senior Instructor/Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine , Section of Histopathology – Aga Khan University – Karachi

Job Description
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 has well-equipped investigative services and provides state-of-the-art clinical facilities.
The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine consists of five major sections namely Chemical Pathology, Haematology, Histopathology, Microbiology, and Molecular Pathology. Formal undergraduate, postgraduate and structured residency programs are integrated into the academic functions which are complemented and supported by research. It also serves the clinical laboratory of Aga Khan University Hospital which is well-equipped with state-of-the-art facilities and caters to the needs of the whole country through its tertiary lab at the main campus and 291 specimen collection units and 13 stat labs across Pakistan.
The Section of Histopathology has a state-of-the-art, semi-automated laboratory that can accommodate all samples for diagnosis according to international standards. The section provides services for diagnosis of neoplastic and non-neoplastic lesions. Test menus include a vast panel of Immunohistochemical stains to help in reaching an accurate diagnosis in difficult cases and have a large and experienced faculty with diverse subspecialty interests.
The residents have daily hands on practical training during routine daily sign-out with consultants. They are encouraged to do research and get papers published in peer reviewed journals under the supervision of the sectional faculty. The faculty is also actively involved in undergraduate teaching.

Responsibilities:
Candidates will be expected to have independent consultant status and undertake regular services, undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, research and specified administrative activities.

Requirements:
Candidates must have completed their post-graduate training from a reputable institution and possess FCPS, FRCPath, American Board or equivalent qualification. Applicants for Assistant Professor should have three years of experience, while those for Senior Instructor require 1-2 years of experience in a reputable institution. In addition, they should have demonstrated scholarship through research, publications and/or contribution to education.

Apply
Interested candidates should send their detailed CVs to human.resources@aku.edu and mention the position applied for in the subject line.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Applications should be submitted latest by January 16, 2020

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