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Aga Khan University, chartered in 1983 as Pakistan's first private international university, is committed to the provision of education, research, and health care of international standard relevant to Pakistan and the region. The affiliated Aga Khan University Hospital has well-equipped investigative services and provides state-of-the-art clinical facilities. AKUH is the first hospital in Pakistan to be awarded the prestigious Joint Commission International Accreditation (JCIA) for practicing the highest internationally recognized healthcare standards.

The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at The Aga Khan University is a dynamic academic centre which serves the diagnostic needs of the country through its clinical laboratory services that spreads across Pakistan. AKUH’s Clinical Laboratory is College of American Pathologists (CAP) accredited and caters to the need of the entire country through its tertiary lab at the main campus and 300+ specimen collection... units and 13 stat labs across Pakistan. The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine consists of five major sections namely Chemical Pathology, Haematology and Transfusion Medicine, Histopathology, Microbiology, and Molecular Pathology. Each section is academically driven and is highly engaged in research and undergraduate, postgraduate teaching and training.

The Chemical Pathology laboratory services are provided on a well-equipped, highly advanced, and professionally run facility. Chemical Pathology encompasses a highly specialized domain focusing on the analysis of bodily fluids to diagnose and manage various disorders. The section includes highly trained personnel, including experienced pathologists and qualified technologists. Faculty members proficient in this field play a crucial role in guaranteeing precise diagnostics and optimal patient care. Their deep understanding of chemical pathology is indispensable for delivering comprehensive education and training to students and residents.

Faculty members specializing in chemical pathology will also contribute to cutting-edge research, potentially leading to new diagnostic methods, treatment options, and advancements in the understanding of blood-related diseases. With cutting-edge analyzers and technologies, it has a high throughput and rapid turnaround time. Within this section lies a dedicated subsection-the Biochemical Genetics Laboratory. Notably, it stands as one of Pakistan's few centers offering an extensive menu of specialized esoteric tests for diagnosing rare and common metabolic disorders. The Section offers specialized and advanced testing services, encompassing amino acid chromatography, organic acid chromatography, immunofixation and electrophoresis, immunoassays, stone analysis via FTIR, as well as comprehensive programs such as newborn screening, toxicology, and therapeutic drug monitoring.

Aga Khan University invites applications for the position of Senior Instructor/ Assistant Professor/ Associate Professor, Section of Chemical Pathology in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine.


You will be expected to have independent consultant status and undertake regular services, undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, research and specified administrative activities.


You must have completed post-graduate training from a reputable institution and possess FCPS, FRCPath, American Board or equivalent qualification. Additionally, applicants for:

Associate Professor, should have at least 8 years of teaching / research experience in a HEC recognized University or postgraduate institution, with 5 years’ post-terminal experience of teaching and a minimum of 10 research publications in journals recognized jointly by HEC and PMDC with at least 4 of these publications in the last 5 years

Assistant Professor, should have at least 3 years of experience as Senior Instructor or equivalent, and should have demonstrated scholarship through research, publications and/or contribution to education

Senior Instructor, should have a minimum of two years of experience as a fellow/equivalent in a reputable institution and should have demonstrated scholarship through research, publications and/or contribution to education.

To Apply

Interested candidates should send their detailed CVs to [email protected] and mention the position number "10000363" in the subject line.

Applications should be submitted latest by May 12, 2024
Karachi Pakistan


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