Laboratory Technician (2 positions) at SUMAIT April, 2023

The Abdulrahman Al-Sumait University (SUMAIT) is built on the foundation of the former University College of Education Zanzibar (UCEZ) established in 1998 by a charity organization, Kuwait based, Direct-Aid (DA). In line with her expansion, the University is also restructuring her programs and creating positions to accommodate her current needs.

Therefore, Abdulrahman Al-Sumait University (SUMAIT) wishes to invites applications from suitably qualified and competent Individuals to fill the academic vacant posts as follows: –


JOB TITTLE: Laboratory Technician (2 positions)

  • Biology Lab Technician – One
  • Physics Lab Technician – One


  • H older of a Diploma’s in Biology, Physics, or any closely related field from recognized institutions with a good GPA.
  • H ave required knowledge, experience, and skills in their related fields for safe equipment testing, element fitting, operating, maintaining and troubleshooting, in the relevant laboratories.
  • Be able to act professionally in all situations.
  • Possess excellent communication, interpersonal and supervisory skills
  • B e analytical, critical, results-oriented, innovative, visionary and a good team player
  • H ave 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 work of laboratories.
  • M onitoring and doing the installation process of all equipment, devices, items, chemicals, electronics, and software configuration.
  • E quipment and material testing, chemical processes monitoring, and computer troubleshooting to ensure the proper fitting.
  • P reparation of Lab components before each experiment as part of quality assurance.
  • A ssisting lecturers in their lab work; help students in conducting their experiments and solve related issues during lectures and in the labs.
  • S upervisory roles where they are responsible for managing and training duties as assigned by the lecturers and tutors.
  • 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 (CV.), 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).


  •  Applicants should apply to the strength of the information given in this advertisement
  • Certificates from foreign Universities should be verified by the Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU), otherwise, your request will not be considered.
  • Presentation of forged certificates and other information will necessitate legal actions.
  •  Only shortlisted candidates will be called for interview.

Salary and Remunerations

  • Abdulrahman Al-Sumait University (SUMAIT) offers attractive salary and remunerations according to the University’s Salary Scales.

Hand delivered application should reach to Abdulrahman Al-Sumait University (SUMAIT), Chukwani Street Zanzibar not later than 3:30hrs on 15th April, 2023. Or you can send your application through Email at:

Applications should be addressed to:

Vice Chancellor,
Abdulrahman Al-Sumait University (SUMAIT),
P.O. Box 1933, Zanzibar/Tanzania

The deadline for submitting the application is 15 April 2023.

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