Instructor-BBS
 


Medical College,  Pakistan
Department of Biological and Biomedical Sciences

​Instructor

Introduction

​Aga Khan University, chartered in 1983 as Pakistan's first private international university, is committed to the provision of effective health education and health services relevant to Pakistan and the developing world. The Medical College comprises the clinical disciplines, a Department of Community Health Sciences, and a Department of Biological and Biomedical Sciences. State-of-the-art research facilities, including a purpose-built research building, are available on campus.

The Department of Biological and Biomedical Sciences includes the disciplines of Anatomy, Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Molecular Genetics, Pharmacology and Physiology. The department strives to achieve excellence in both teaching and research. The development and expansion of thematic research programmes in both basic and applied research has taken AKU to the next level on the international scene while benefitting specific health care needs of Pakistan.

Aga Khan University invites applications for the position of Instructor.

Responsibilities

​The incumbent will be responsible to: 

  • participate in the development and delivery of the new curriculum and its assessment methods
  • coordinate the activity for the making of integrated examination questions with all participating members
  • organize and lead question review sessions, where needed
  • assist in the day to day administration of teaching related issues, such as record keeping, review the process of exam questions and set up exam papers, etc.
  • conform to University’s policies and establish performance norms for evaluation of student’s course participants by ensuring that this is based on fair and equitable parameters, and provide required feedback to students for the some on timely basis
  • engage in research with special emphasis on collaborative projects
  • write articles on assigned projects for professional journals under the supervision of the senior faculty; and pursue publication of the same 
  • assist senior faculty member mentor for research projects including collecting designing research instruments and collecting and analysing data
  • develop academic papers, reports on assigned projects in consultation with the supervisor within timeframe identified
  • participate/support in meetings and sessions with stakeholders in the schools as assigned by the supervisor
  • participate in teaching related activities for other programmes and follow-up activities related to the area of work/assignment.
Requirements

​The candidates should have:

  • MBBS with at least one year of postgraduate experience and some research/teaching experience; MBBS with MPhil. or M.Sc. from an international university will be preferred.
  • strong teaching skills and familiarity with latest teaching and research methodologies and practices
  • strong conceptual, analytical, interpersonal and communication skills (both oral and written) in English and Urdu language; ability to communicate in other regional languages would be an advantage.
  • proficiency in use of computer software packages and applications.
To Apply

Interested candidates should send their CVs and names and contact details (including email address) of at least three references familiar with your recent work history to recruitment@aku.edu and mention the position applied for in the subject line.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


Applications should be submitted latest by October 20, 2013.

 
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