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.


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

Applications should be addressed to:

Vice Chancellor,
SUMAIT University,
P.O. Box 1933, Zanzibar.