Associate Professor/Assistant Professor, Paediatric Cardiology


Paediatrics and Child Health


Medical College


Karachi, Pakistan


The Department of Paediatrics and Child Health is committed to providing state-of-the-art clinical services to children. It imparts high quality undergraduate and postgraduate training and subspecialty trainings and research opportunities. Besides the outpatient clinics, the inpatient set-up consists of a paediatric ward with two units comprising of 84 beds, a state of art Neonatal Intensive care unit with latest equipment and protocols in place and a capacity of 24 high acuity beds with one is to one staffing along with 10 bedded level 2 care monitored cots. The Neonatal section offers a 2 year Neonatal fellowship training and is one the oldest and established fellowship program with 6 fellows. In addition to care for sick babies, the section also provides services along with Pediatric consultants to the Well baby in the post-natal wards.
The Aga Khan University invites applications for the position of Associate Professor/Assistant Professor, Paediatric Cardiology in the Department of Paediatric & Child Health.


You will have an independent consultant status and will be expected to undertake undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, research and specified administrative activities along with clinical responsibilities in the patient care areas. You will also be expected to participate in the quality improvement and other department initiatives.


You must have completed a structured postgraduate training programme in Paediatrics from a reputable institution, completed fellowship training in Paediatric Cardiology and possess FCPS, FRCPCH, MRCPCH, American Boards or equivalent qualification in the relevant field. Any post-fellowship relevant experience will be considered as an added advantage.
For Associate Professor:
You should have:
  • at least five years of experience as Assistant Professor in related field
  • regularly published clinical studies in indexed journals; consistent senior authorship of one to two investigative research papers per year in reputable peer-reviewed journals in the field
For Assistant Professor:
You should have:
  • training as a fellow/ equivalent for a minimum of two years in a reputable institution and/or a diploma in the appropriate field or three years of experience as Instructor/ Sr. Instructor
  • major contribution of two or more papers in peer-reviewed journals.

To Apply

​You should send your detailed CV by email to human.resources@aku.edu and mark subject with the position applied for.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Applications should be submitted latest by July 21, 2022