Medical Officer


Post Graduate Medical Education


Medical College


Nairobi, Kenya


Chartered in 1983, Aga Khan University (AKU, www.aku.edu) is a private, autonomous and self-governing international university, with 13 teaching sites in 6 countries over three continents. An integral part of the Aga Khan Development Network (www.akdn.org), AKU provides higher education in multiple health science and social science disciplines, carries out research pertinent primarily to low- and middle-income countries and operates 7 hospitals (soon 8) and over 325 outreach clinics, all at international standards. It has almost 2,500 students and 14,000 staff. 

The University is both a model of academic excellence and an agent of social change. As an international institution, AKU operates on the core principles of quality, relevance, impact and access. The Medical College offers Master of Medicine (M Med) degrees in Anaesthesia, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Obstetrics & Gyneacology, Paediatrics, Pathology, Radiology, and Surgery.
Currently the University offers fellowship programmes in the following specialties: Cardiology, Infectious Diseases, Neonatology and Paediatric Neurology.


Reporting to the Project Co-ordinator PTSDTNX102 Study the incumbent will be responsible for the following;
  • Enrolment of patients for studies, including coordination of intake of eligible subjects
  • Conducting informed consent
  • Maintenance of subjects records throughout time periods
  • Communication with study team related to patient enrollment and status
  • Maintenance of all study records, including patient approach, recruited and consented
  • Conducting structured interviews
  • Provide periodic progress report on status of data collection and problems challenges encountered.
  • Assessment of Adverse events.
  • Conduct blood draws and liaise with the lab for tests.
  • Patient follow-up
Project Duration
12 Months


  • Bachelor of Medicine  and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB) from an Institution recognized by the Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board. 
  • Completed one (1) year internship.
  • Registration certificate by the Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board.
  • Valid license from Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • Research experience preferably in Clinical Trials.
  • One year post-internship clinical experience
  • Excellent communication skills both in writing and speaking English and Swahili
  • Must be willing to work with a multidisciplinary team
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision
  • Extremely reliable
  • Flexible and non-judgmental

To Apply

​Candidates meeting the above requirements are invited to email their application, curriculum vitae, names of three referees and copies of certificates & testimonials to hr.universityke@aku.edu 


Only short listed candidates will be contacted

Applications should be submitted latest by December 8, 2021