Aga Khan University,  Pakistan
Research & Graduate Studies



Aga Khan University invites application for the position of Veterinarian.


​The Veterinarian will primarily be involved in ensuring maintenance of health of animals maintained for research and laboratory tests and assuring safety of personnel handling animals. He/she will be responsible for the following:

  • supervise breeding, maintenance, transfer, disposal and research use of animals, and environmental requirements; develop relevant policies and procedures; perform periodic health screening and investigate disease outbreaks; monitor animal health and safety related activities
  • review animal research proposals and oversee execution of research projects involving animals; collect, analyze, present and publish data regarding the animal facility and its activities, and generate reports as required by the supervisor; contribute to review of policies and guidelines for the use of animals in research
  • develop training programmes on animal handling and help in  teaching of staff, students, faculty and other clients (external and internal) on animal research, health and related issues
  • assist in administrative assignments for the above and as assigned by the Dean of Research and Graduate Studies.

​Candidates should have:

  • A degree in Veterinary Medicine (DVM), or an equivalent degree
  • At least three years’ experience preferably in animal research laboratory
  • Core knowledge of animal health, especially small animals (e.g. rodents)
  • Knowledge of animal models of human diseases, and national and international guidelines and regulations on animal research.
To Apply

Interested candidates should send their CV by email to Please mention the position applied for in the subject line.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Applications should be submitted latest by October 31, 2013.