Professors, Associate Professors and Assistant Professors


Biological and Biomedical Sciences


Medical College


Karachi, Pakistan


The Aga Khan University is committed to the development of human capacities through the discovery and dissemination of knowledge, and application through service across the world. 

The multidisciplinary Department of Biological and Biomedical Sciences based in the Medical College in Karachi, Pakistan, strives to deliver high-quality undergraduate and graduate education cutting across and integrating the disciplines of Anatomy, Biochemistry, Physiology and Pharmacology. The department is also committed to conducting impactful biomedical research on both communicable and non-communicable disorders, designed to improve the health and wellbeing of communities at large.
The Aga Khan University invites applications for the positions of Professors, Associate Professors and Assistant Professors in Anatomy, Biochemistry, Physiology, Pharmacology and related disciplines in the Department of Biological and Biomedical Sciences.


You will be responsible for actively participating and contributing to undergraduate medical (MBBS), MPhil, PhD and other academic programmes of the Department and the University, supervising and mentoring MPhil and PhD students, developing and implementing multidisciplinary research projects of translational value and mentoring junior faculty members in the department.


Applicants should have a PhD or equivalent in the relevant field, preferably with a medical degree, and at least two years of post-doctoral experience. 

Applicants are also expected to demonstrate the following as commensurate with their years of experience in a Higher Education Commission (HEC) recognized or foreign university/institution, and should have:

  • the capacity for quality teaching across programmatic levels
  • the ability to supervise graduate students
  • the ability to write grants/procure extramural funding
  • scholarship in a defined area of focus as evidenced by peer-reviewed high quality publications, presentations at national and international fora, change in practice or policy and/or other forms of dissemination.
Academic rank will be based on experience, academic achievements and research publications.

To Apply

Interested candidates are requested to submit a current resume, summary of research and experience, along with the names and addresses of three referees to human.resources@aku.edu. Please mark the subject with position number "10000306".
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.​