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  • Posted: Mar 23, 2023
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    The Aga Khan University is a private, autonomous university that promotes human welfare through research, teaching and community service initiatives. Based on the principles of quality, access, impact and relevance, the University has campuses and programmes in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, the United Kingdom, Afghanistan and Pakistan. Its facilities include ...
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    Director, Teaching and Learning

    This position, based in the Network of Quality, Teaching & Learning Department, will work closely with the Vice Provost and Director, Blended and Digital Learning to plan, implement and evaluate professional development activities for faculty in teaching that is evidence based and effective in changing practice, enhancing the student experience and leading to a quality teaching culture at AKU that rewards and recognises teaching excellence. The position holder will also support academic entities to promote outcome and competency-based curricula across the University’s academic programmes. Frequent travel to AKU campuses across the globe is required.


    • Leading and mentoring the teaching and learning team of QTL_net;
    • Developing new professional educational development programmes and implementing existing flagship programmes aligned to the 2020-2025 QTL-net Strategic Plan;
    • Evaluation of the above, including conducting Needs Assessments and mid and end of term reviews as per QTL_net’s 2020-2025 strategic plan;
    • Overseeing Advance HE (UK) Accreditation of the TEACH Scheme;
    • Promoting the Scholarship of teaching and learning including through SOTL grants, conference and publications;
    • Leading the Provost efforts on an Outcome Based Education approach through curricula transformation across the Academy;
    • Supporting the Digital Learning Strategy;
    • Promoting the professionalisation of, and reward and recognition of teaching across AKU; 
    • Overseeing the Haile T Debas Teachers Academy;
    • Working closely with the Director of Blended and Digital learning on Learning Space Design and career laddering of  Third Space Individuals;
    • Close collaboration with the Director/ Associate Directors of  blended and Digital Learning and Quality Assurance and Enhancement;
    • Supporting the Vice Provost with outreach efforts to the AKDN and beyond;and
    • Any other assignment requested for by the Vice Provost (QTL).


    • An applicable PhD in Education /Educational Development or Educational Technology/Instructional Design 
    • SFHEA and PFHEA is a requirement
    • 7-10 years of experience in educational development in a higher education environment or an appropriate combination of relevant professional and higher education experience
    • Expert knowledge on curriculum and course design and high impact pedagogies 
    • A strong background in Educational development and its evaluation
    • Experience in leading and facilitating professional development 
    • Research and Publications in the Scholarship of Teaching & Learning (SoTL) 
    • Instructional Design and integration of technology in teaching, learning and assessment
    • Senior or Principal Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy 

    Applications should be submitted latest by March 27, 2023

    Method of Application

    If you meet the criteria for this position, please email your application letter, a detailed Curriculum Vitae, and the contact information of three referees addressed to the to the Senior Manager Executive Search, Human Resources at Aga Khan University at with the title of the position specified in the subject line. 

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