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Associate Faculty


Purpose

The Aga Khan University has established the Institute for Global Health and Development to drive collaboration across the University’s multi-country campuses, connect academic entities, compete for large-scale grants, and undertake interdisciplinary research and related programming. Establishing an appointment process and associated terms of reference for Associate Faculty members is a priority for the action. The Institute for Global Health and Development seeks the appointment of Associate Faculty members as a​ component of its strategy to deploy academic talent. 

Current Associate Faculty Member(s)

Amina Abubakar, PhD

Director, Institute for Human Development

Professor, Medical College, East Africa




Susan Elliott, PhD 

Professor of Geography, Geography & Environmental Management

University of Waterloo



Shehla Zaidi, PhD 

Professor,​ Community Health Sciences 

Medical College, Pakistan 




Dr. Sameen Siddiqi

Professor and Chair,​ Community Health Sciences 

Medical College, Pakistan 



Dr. Sajid Soofi

Professor and Associate Director,​ Paediatrics and Child Health  

Medical College, Pakistan 




Dr Anil Khamis.jfif

Dr​. An​il Khamis

Senior Advisor,​ Office of the Provost​ 

Medical College, Nairobi, Kenya​


Dr Anil Khamis.jfif

​Dr​. Akbar Karim Waljee

Division of Gastroenterology​ 

University of Michigan


Dr Anil Khamis.jfif

​Dr​. Zainab Samad​

Chair and Professor​, Department of Medicine

Medical College, Pakistan


Dr Anil Khamis.jfif


​Dr​. Marleen Temmerman​

Chair and Professor​, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology  

Medical College, East Africa

Dr Anil Khamis.jfif

​Dr​. Stanley Luchters​

Chair and Professor​, Department of Population Health  

Medical College, East Africa


Dr Anil Khamis.jfif

​Dr​. Rozina Karmaliani​

Dean​,  

School of Nursing and Midwifery, Pakistan



Dr Anil Khamis.jfif

​​Dr​. Zafar Fatmi​

Professor and Section Head​,  Community Health Sciences

Medical College, Pakistan


Dr Anil Khamis.jfif

​​Dr​. Zul Merali​

Founding Director​,  ​

Brain and Mind Institute


Dr Anil Khamis.jfif

​​Dr​. Alex Awiti

Vice-Provost,  ​

East Africa


Dr Anil Khamis.jfif

​​​Dr​. Lukoye Atwoli

Dean, Medical College, East Africa ​

East Africa


​​Dr Anil Khamis.jfif

​​​Dr​. Anthony Ngugi

Associate Professor, Population Health​

Medical College, East Africa


Process​

Associate Faculty members retain their primary academic appointment. The appointment as an Associate Faculty in the Institute for Global Health and Development is dependent upon an agreement between the relevant Dean/Director of the entity to which the faculty member is primarily appointed and the Director of the Institute for Globa​l Health and Development, and must be approved by the Provost and Vice President (Academic).

Benefits and Responsibilities

The benefits of Associate Faculty appointments are shared by the individuals involved, the Institute for Global Health and Development, as well as the University as a whole.  Specific benefits include:

  • Added research excellence 
  • Expanded collaborations
  • New opportunities for professional growth
  • Incentive grants​

All Associate Faculty members shall:

  • Bring needed expertise to the Institute for Global Health and Development and/or seek to expand their professional growth through the Institute’s activities;
  • ​Participate in education programs, research work, implementation science activities, and partnership engagement that is directly relevant to the mission statement of the Institute for Global Health and Development.

For more information on cross-appointment opportunities, interested candidates are invited to apply here