​​Working at AKU 

Thank you for your interest in the Aga Khan University.

AKU's human resource management philosophy is based on the conviction that our most valued assets are our people. Recruitment at all levels is done in an open, transparent and equitable manner, which reflects the University's commitment to quality, meritocracy and equal opportunity.

AKU is an exciting place to work at as it is expanding rapidly. A career with AKU means that there are excellent opportunities for you in an environment driven by innovation and high expectations. We are an organisation where mentoring and training programmes exist to further your growth. You get the distinct opportunity to be part of a community affecting the lives of some of the best and brightest students.

The University provides a fast-paced and challenging culture where everyone works together to create a positive, supportive and enabling environment. All of our faculties and departments are dedicated to providing you with the tools and resources you need to succeed including: access to the best technology, some of the finest faculty and staff, educational opportunities and a good work/life balance.

To find out more about current vacancies at AKU, please click here​.

In addition to an attractive compensation and benefits package, AKU offers various on-campus facilities and services for faculty and staff.

AKU also encourages overseas volunteer professionals to offer their services to the University. Over the past few years we have had a good number of volunteers who have come to AKU from various parts of the world and have contributed significantly to our programmes and services. For details about opportunities for overseas volunteer professionals at AKU, please click here.

AKU also has a Human Resources Representative Office in North America. Professionals currently residing in Canada or the United States who are interested in applying or contributing to the University, are encouraged to contact Mr. Navroz Surani, Director, Human Resources Talent Development at navroz.surani@aku.edu​ or by calling the toll-free number +1 888 425 8411.​​​​​