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Aga Khan University AKU Job Karachi, Chairs, Department of Radiology / Department of Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Aga Khan University AKU Job Karachi, Chairs, Department of Radiology / Department of Biological and Biomedical Sciences

The Aga Khan University:
Aga Khan University (AKU), a private, self-governing international university chartered in Pakistan in 1983, is a role model for academic, research and service programmes in health and higher education in the developing world. The University currently has teaching sites in Pakistan, East Africa, the United Kingdom and Afghanistan. The affiliated Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi has been awarded the prestigious Joint Commission International Accreditation for practicing the highest internationally-recognised healthcare standards.

Applications are invited for the following key positions, where the appointees will provide dynamic leadership to their respective department and have the responsibility to conduct its academic and service mandate:

Chair, Department of Radiology:
– The Department of Radiology offers 24/7 services that cater to the needs of inpatients, outpatients and outside referrals by providing modern diagnostic facilities at the main campus and at off-campus facilities of four secondary hospitals. It offers Nuclear Medicine as well as peripheral and neuro interventional radiology services, and conduct approximately 20,000 exams a month. The Department comprises a team of Radiologists, Research Faculty. Medical Physicists, certified Radiographers and support staff. It offers a structured residency programme, fellowships in Vascular Interventional Radiology, Women Imaging and IN euro-radiology and an on-job training programme for radiographers.

Candidates must have suitable post-graduate qualifications with extensive leadership, managerial and clinical experience in a teaching hospital. The incumbent should have strong interpersonal skills, notable achievements in research and teaching, as well as administrative experience at a senior level.

Chair, Department of Biological and Biomedical Sciences:
– The Department of Biological and Biomedical Sciences comprises of disciplines of Anatomy, Biochemistry, Physiology and Pharmacology and strives to achieve excellence in both teaching and research. The development and expansion of thematic research programmes in both basic and applied research will take AKU to the next level while benefitting specific health care needs of Pakistan.

Candidates must have a PhD in a biological science discipline, preferably with a medical degree, with academic leadership experience and a proven track record of internationally recognised research, teaching at graduate / post graduate level, supervising graduate students and procuring extramural funding.

Further details are available on: www.aku.edu/vacancies/Pages/search-jobs.aspx.

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