Chair, Department of Radiology




Medical College


Karachi, Pakistan


The Aga Khan University (AKU) is a private, international university committed to international standards of excellence, in teaching, research and service. The affiliated, Joint Commission International accredited, Aga Khan University Hospital (AKUH) has highly equipped diagnostic services and provides state-of-the-art clinical facilities. 

The Department of Radiology comprises 27 internationally and locally trained faculty members. It offers services that cater to the needs of inpatients, outpatients and external referrals by providing the best possible and modern diagnostic facilities at the main campus and at Clifton Medical Services. The Department at the main campus offers 24/7 services for most of its diagnostic and interventional procedures. It caters to high clinical volumes leveraging state-of-the-art equipment (including PET CT, MRI, CT Scan etc.). 

The Department has a structured residency program and fellowships in Interventional Radiology, Women Imaging and Neuro-Radiology. These programs induct Post Graduate Medical Education (PGME) trainees every year. Currently 27 PGME trainees are being trained across these programmes. The Department also runs an on-job training programme for radiographers. The faculty of Radiology are involved in these training programmes at all levels.


The Department seeks a Chair who will provide dynamic academic leadership and will have an overall responsibility for the fulfilment of its research, academic and service mandate, consistent with the mission and vision of AKU and AKUH. The Chair will be responsible for developing and implementing a strategic vision for the department, fostering a strong research culture, nurturing learning, and training across programmatic levels, supporting, and developing faculty, and partnering with stakeholders to meet the departmental overall mandate.


Candidates with an academic rank of Associate or full Professor and possess MBBS/MD with suitable post-graduate qualifications (FCPS, FRCR, Diplomate of American Board or equivalent qualification) and extensive leadership, managerial and clinical experience in a teaching hospital are encouraged to apply. They should have strong interpersonal skills, notable achievements in research and teaching, as well as administrative experience at a senior level. The appointment will be for a period of five years with an interim review after three years. 

To Apply

Interested candidates are requested to submit a current resume, summary of research and experience, along with the names and contact details (including email addresses) of at least three referees familiar with your recent work history to human.resources@aku.edu.

Please mark the subject with position number "10009697".

Applications should be submitted latest by June 20, 2021