3 Dec 2021

Laboratory Technician x4 at SUMAIT University

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Job Description

The Abdulrahman Al-Sumait University (SUMAIT University) was built on the foundation of the former University College of Education Zanzibar established in 1998 by a charity organiza­tion; Kuwait based Direct Aid (AD). In line with its expansion, the University is restructuring Programs and Faculties to meet the academic and administrative needs.

Therefore. SUMAIT University wishes to invite applications from suitable Internal and External qualified Individuals to fill the aca­demic and administrative vacant posts as follows:-

JOB TITTLE: Laboratory Technician (4 positions)

  • Chemistry Lab Technician -1
  • Biology Lab Technician -1
  • Physics Lab Technician -1
  • Computer Lab Technician -1


  • Holder of a bachelor’s degree in Chemistry. Physics. IT/Computer Science, or any closely related field from recognized institutions with a minimum GPA of 3.5.
  • Have required knowledge, expertence, and skills In their related fields for safe equipment testing, element fitting, operating, maintaining and troubleshooting, in the rel­evant
  • Be able to act professionally in all
  • Possess excellent Interpersonal and su­pervisory skills
  • Be analytical, critical, results-ortented, Innovative, vision­ary and a good team player
  • Have the ability to work in teams under pressure and flexible to work different working hours (night / day) shifts If required or necessary

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Laboratory technicians are responsible for:
  • The operations and maintenance works of laboratories.
  • Monitoring and doing the installation process of all equipment, devices, items, chemicals, electronics, and software
  • Equipment and material testing, chemical processes monitoring, and computer troubleshooting to ensure the proper
  • Preparation of Lab components before each expenmen- tatlon work as part of quality
  • Assisting lecturers In their lab works help students do­ing their experiments and solve related Issues during lectures and in the labs.
  • Supervisory roles where they are responsible for manag­ing and training duties as assigned by the lecturers and
  • Doing other lab-related duties that may be assigned by the concerned department or lab lecturer.


Mode of Application

Applicants should submit their applications supported by de­tailed Curriculum Vitae (C.V.), certified copies of their certifi­cates. names and addresses of three non-relative referees who can be contacted for references. Foreign awards should be veri­fied by Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU).

Salary and Remunerations

SUMAIT University offers attractive salary and remunerations according to the University’s Salary Scales.

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Method of Application

Hand delivered applications should reach Sumait Univer­sity, Chukwani Street Zanzibar not later than 3:30hrs on 20th December. 2021. Or you can send your application through Email at: [email protected] .

Applications should be addressed to:

Vice Chancellor,

SUMAIT University,

P.O. Box 1933, Zanzibar.

Email: [email protected]

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