Full Time Faculty, Cardiologist




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, Neurology and Nuclear Medicine. 

The Aga Khan University Department of Medicine invites applications for the position of Full Time Faculty Cardiologist. 


Successful applicants will join a growing and dynamic department committed to advancing best practice in their discipline, expanding services that meet quality and patient service needs within an internationally accredited university hospital with outstanding diagnostic services. Successful applicants will develop their academic career in teaching and research. In education there is a focus on resident training and fellowship programmes training and planned introduction of undergraduate training.


  • S/he must have Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery(M.B.Ch.B) or equivalent
  • S/he must be registered or eligible for registration with Kenya Medical Practitioners’ & Dentists Board
  • S/he should have at least four (4) years’ experience in cardiology; three of which may be during a recognized fellowship and one of which should be a post fellowship. 
  • S/he should have completed their fellowship in Cardiology or equivalent
  • S/he should demonstrate competency and dexterity with all equipment utilized in the hospital environment
  • S/he should demonstrate honesty, integrity, compassion and respect for diversity and applies ethical principles appropriately   
  • S/he should have excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • S/he should conduct oneself in a professional manner and be a responsible ream player. 

To Apply

​Application letter together with detailed Curriculum Vitae, names of three referees, should be sent to the Manager, Talent Acquisition, Aga Khan University, via the email: hr.univeristyke@aku.edu 

Please quote the position title on the email subject.  

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Applications should be submitted latest by August 31, 2022