Welcome! We’re delighted that you are interested in a career at AKU. 

We are looking for highly motivated, passionate people who want to make a difference. Whether you are teaching students, working in administration or caring for patients, the work you do at AKU directly touches the lives of people who need it most.

We offer challenging work opportunities in East Africa, South and Central Asia and the United Kingdom. We provide you with a supportive community, competitive compensation and benefits and an opportunity to advance in your field. 

Explore these pages to find out more about your career options with AKU.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Continuous Learning

AKU believes in creating a learning environment whereby opportunities for self-development are provided to all faculty and staff. Facilities offered include short training courses as well as learning forums and clubs. ​


Traineeship Opportunities

AKU offers on-the-job traineeship programmes in various disciplines for committed young individuals interested in developing their careers.



Our efforts support individual and organisational opportunities for our and our partners' faculty, staff and students, and for the communities where we live and work. ​

To know more about our partners and projects, please visit University Partnership Office website.


Our mission is to support research that contributes to the global body of knowledge and advances public policy in response to thereal needs of communities and people.​

Learn more about the University's Research Office​