Senior Instructor, Department of Psychiatry

Medical College
Full time Full day


The Aga Khan University was founded in 1983 as Pakistan’s first private university. Aga Khan University is a not-for-profit institution and an agency of the Aga Khan Development Network. Starting in 2000, the University expanded to Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, United Kingdom and Afghanistan. AKU began life as a health-sciences university

The Department of Psychiatry has a strong commitment to undergraduate and postgraduate education, research, and clinical service. The Department offers comprehensive psychiatric evaluation, consultation and treatment services in both inpatient and outpatient settings. Treatment modalities include pharmacotherapy, ECT, individual and family therapy and behavior management techniques. Subspecialties include Child & Adolescent Psychiatry and Geriatric Psychiatry. An occupational therapy programme is attached to the inpatient and day care services. Formal structured undergraduate teaching and postgraduate residency programmes are integrated into the academic functions of the Department

Aga Khan University invites applications for the position of Senior Instructor in the Department of Psychiatry


You will be responsible to:

  • undertake undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, research and specified administrative activities

  • provide accessible, compassionate, ethical and evidence-based care to patients in the academic set up

  • conduct out-patient clinics and management in-patient services

  • conduct research by defining a research project, undertaking research, synthesizing research, finding and publishing and disseminating the conclusions to a wider audience

  • formulate the objectives of a course and appropriate instructional strategies, teach effectively as well as evaluate the recipients and the course

  • teach and train undergraduates and postgraduate according to the defined standards and curriculum

  • participate in national and international academic medical education conferences and symposiums

  • participate in faculty development activities (faculty research and other scholarly activities)

  • participate in ward management activities

  • participate in department and organisational performance improvement activities

  • carry out any other responsibilities as assigned by Chair.


You should have:

  • completed a structured postgraduate training program in Psychiatry and possess FCPS, IMRCPsych, American Board or equivalent qualification

  • a competent approach and conscientious with a sensitive and empathetic attitude towards patients and good interpersonal skills

  • a quality to maintain patient's confidentiality.

To Apply

Please submit your detailed CV to [email protected] and mark subject line with the position number 10000200.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Applications should be submitted latest by June 4, 2023

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