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  • Posted: Jul 10, 2024
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    Aga Khan University Hospitals in Karachi, Pakistan and Nairobi, Kenya are private, not-for-profit institutions providing high quality health care. The Main Hospitals serve as the principal sites for clinical training for the University's Medical Colleges and Schools of Nursing and Midwifery in Pakistan and East Africa. Our Vision of Aga Khan University Ho...
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    Post doctoral Fellow, Population Health

    Job Summary

    Based in Nairobi, Kenya, the Department of Population Health (DPH) is comprised of a highly-skilled multi-disciplinary team with expertise in medical, public health, social, demography, statistical and policy sciences with a vision to contribute to the health of populations, particularly those most in need, by using a population health science approach.

    The incumbent will be responsible for conducting research at the intersection of environment, climate change and health. He/she will support innovative research studies, publish scholarly work, and seek opportunities to actively build their capacity within the programme.


    • Specifically, the incumbent will:
    • Design and undertake a research-based scholarly project for the duration of the fellowship to advance understanding in climate and health.
    • Contribute to the development and implementation of ongoing research projects with the opportunity to build capacity in designing experiments, novel data collection approaches and advanced data analysis.
    • Publish at least one manuscript in a reputable journal as lead author.
    • Actively contribute to publications in peer-reviewed journals, present at conferences, and participate in academic discussion to disseminate research.
    • Contribute to capacity development of junior researchers, research staff and students.


    Applicants should:

    • Hold a PhD (recently completed) in Population/Public/Global/International Health (all with a focus on Environmental Health) or Environmental Health or Climate Change or any closely related field.
    • Have a BA and/or MSc in any of the above or closely related fields.
    • Have demonstrable ability to conduct independent/supportive research, formulate hypotheses, design experiments and critically analyze data
    • Be capable of addressing complex scientific or academic challenges within the specified field of study
    • Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Have experience in mentorship or teaching
    • Have working knowledge of specific methodologies, tools, software or laboratory techniques relevant to the specific research area.

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