Senior Instructor/ Lecturer & Consultant Paediatric Surgeon - Surgery Department


Aga Khan University


Nairobi, Kenya


AKU- Department of Surgery is seeking a Senior Instructor/ Lecturer & Consultant Paediatric Surgeon to develop a highly skilled and competent team in the delivery of quality Paediatric services to patients and their families, develop and implement work plans for services and growth in both quality and quantity in areas of specialization through professional leadership as well as teach and carry out research in defined areas of professional interest and knowledge.


The Successful applicant will be committed to advancing best practice in their discipline, meet the quality and patient safety standards of an internationally accredited university hospital, Successful applicants besides providing tertiary care clinical services will develop their academic career in teaching and research. In education the focus will remain on undergraduate and post graduate medical education. The incumbent will be involved in:
  • Assisting residents in their rotation and implementing and monitoring educational programmes while ensuring programme outcomes are attained.
  • Assisting in the setting of examinations and ensuring formative assessments of the residents/interns are duly filled.
  • Promoting and facilitating residents’ research, participating in scholarly activities including educational and clinical research and facilitating the publication of residents’ research work.
  • Providing pre-determined clinical service, both in and out-patient.
  • Establishing clinical services aligned to areas of interest and specialization and attending to emergency cases as and when required.
  • Preparing a schedule of regular clinical teaching activity.


  • Applicants must have a completion certificate of specialty training in Paediatric Surgery or equivalent with a qualification of Masters of Medicine 
  • A Paediatric fellowship will be an added advantage
  • Should have a minimum of 3 years of clinical experience at a reputable institution with demonstrated interest in academic and research activities
  • S/he must be registered or eligible for registration with Kenya Medical Practitioners’ & Dentists Council as a specialist. 
  • Should have a minimum academic position of Senior Instructor
  • Should possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

To Apply

​Send an application letter together with detailed Curriculum Vitae, names of three referees to the Manager, Talent Acquisition, Aga Khan University, via the email: hr.universityke@aku.edu 

Please quote the position title on the email subject.  Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Applications should be submitted latest by September 15, 2023