Friday, December 20, 2019

Career Opportunities at The Aga Khan University (AKU)

  e-SBO       Friday, December 20, 2019
Job Title: Assistant Professor, Comparative Studies in Education and Global Development
Entity: Aga Khan University
Location: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
The Aga Khan University (AKU) is a private, not-for-profit, international University first established in 1983, with 13 teaching sites in 8 countries. It is a non-denominational institution open to all, irrespective of religion, ethnicity, gender or national origin. Since 2001, AKU has offered academic programmes in nursing, medicine and education for and in countries in East Africa.
Successful candidate will work at the Aga Khan University-Institute for Educational Development, East Africa (AKU, IED-EA) based in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania.

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• Design and teach Med level courses in education & global development and supervise Master’s level dissertations.
• Participate in Center for Life Long Learning CELL activity by provision of academic leadership in certificate courses.
• Planning, teaching, evaluating the courses and mentoring.
• Conform to University’s policies and established performance norms in teaching and learning.
• Conversant with policies and trends in the teaching of education & global development.
• Conduct independent research studies in the areas of education & global development.
• Co-write research proposals to obtain internal/external research grants.
• Provide consultancy to national and international organizations in area of expertise or field of interest.
• Participate as a member on AKU-IED, EA and University wide committees.
• Provide leadership in local professional associations.
• A PhD degree in the relevant field, with 5 – 7 years of related work experience.
• Knowledge and experience in teaching variety of other courses in education i.e foundations of education will be an added advantage.
• Demonstrated ability to define research projects and securing a competitive grant for it, undertaking the research, publishing and disseminating research findings.
To Apply
​Please send your application package which should include; an application letter, an updated CV and testimonials, including the names, postal and e-mail addresses, telephone/fax numbers of three professional references, addressed to the Human Resources Office, AKU, P.O. Box 125, Dar es Salaam; Fax (+255) (0)22 2150875 or email
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