Position type:

Full time

07 Jun 2019

Full details:

Reference number: AKU-5690


Chartered in 1983, Aga Khan University (AKU) ( 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, AKU provides higher education in several disciplines, carries out research pertinent to the countries and operates 7 hospitals (soon 8) and over 325 outreach clinics, all at international standards. AKU has campuses, programs and/or teaching hospitals in Afghanistan, Kenya, Pakistan, Tanzania, Uganda and the United Kingdom. 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 Department of Internal Medicine is hiring Infectious Disease Fellow. The successful candidate will have a duo reporting to Director and Associate Director, Infectious Disease Fellowship.



  • Inpatient ID clinical service
  • Inpatient ID consultations (under ID faculty supervision) on patients from Medicine and other clinical services, such as Pediatrics and SurgeryOutpatient as per the curriculum, such as HIV, hepatitis, travel, TB, Microbiology laboratoryExternal rotations as per curriculum
  • Teaching of residents and other trainees
  • Active participation in both internal and external ID – related seminars and conferences
  • Research to include submission of manuscript(s) for publication
  • Participation in ID-related committees, such as infection control, antimicrobial stewardship



  • Good communication skills
  • A good team player
  • A learner who demonstrates good study habits
  • Demonstrate honesty, integrity, compassion and respect for diversity and applies ethical principles appropriately
  • Seeks and accepts advise and adheres to deadline

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How to apply

Applications together with detailed Curriculum Vitae, names of three referees, telephone contact, e-mail address and copies of certificates and testimonials should be sent to the Manager, Recruitment, Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi. P. O. Box 30270-00100, NAIROBI or by email to Applications by email are preferred.
Please indicate the title of the position on your application.

Applications should be submitted latest by December 31, 2019