Job Opportunity At The Aga Khan University (AKU)

Job Opportunity At The Aga Khan University (AKU)
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 noil-denominational institution open to all, irrespective of religion, ethnicity, gender or national origin. Since 2001, AKU has offered academic programmes m nursing, medicine and education for and m countries m East Africa.

Successfiil candidate will work at the Aga Khan University-Institute for Educational Development, East Africa (AKU. IED-EA) based in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania. The University is seeking applications for below position:

Position: Assistant Professor
Comparative Studies in Education and Global Development 

  • Design and teach Master of Education (MEd) level courses m education & global development and supervise Master’s level dissertations;
  • Participate in Center for Life Long Learning CELL activity by provision of academic leadership m certificate courses; planning, teaching, evaluating the courses and mentoring;
  • Conform to University’s policies and established performance norms m teaching and learning;
  • Be well versed 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 intemal/extemal research grants.
  1. Provide consultancy to national and international organizations in area of expertise or field of interest;
  2. Participate as a member on (AKU.IED-EA) and University wide committees.
  3. Provide leadership in local professional associations;
Skills, Qualifications and Experience
  • A PhD degree m the relevant field, with 5-7 years of related work experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to define research projects and securing a competitive grant for it, undertaking the research, publishing and disseminating research findings.
  • Commit to engaging in all other duties as assigned by the Dean of AKU. 
  • IED-EAKnowledge and experience in teaching variety of other courses in education i.e foundations of education will be an added advantage.
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
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. For further information, please visit
Applications close: Open Until Position is Filled

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