Medical Laboratory Scientist Grade II at State University of Zanzibar (SUZA) May, 2023

The State University of Zanzibar (SUZA) is the Public University in Zanzibar established by Act No. 8 of the House of Representatives of 1999 which was amended by Act No. 11 of 2009, and further re-amended by Act No. 7 of 2016, Act No 1 Part 4 of 2019 and Act No. 13 of 2020. Since its inception in 2002, SUZA has been expanding in academic programmes as well as student enrolment. Its vision is to be the most preferred University in the Eastern Africa.

The State University of Zanzibar (SUZA) invites competent and suitable qualified applicants to fill five (5) academic and seven (7) administrative vacant posts as listed:


Medical Laboratory Scientist Grade II (One Post)


Holder of Bachelor Degree in Medical Laboratory Science from Higher Learning Institution recognized by Revolutionary Government of Zanzibar and must be registered as a Laboratory Practitioner by Zanzibar Medical Laboratory Council.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform routine laboratory tests according to established laboratory protocols and procedures;
  • Ensure that the laboratory is kept clean and the equipment is available in working order all the time;
  • Ensure that all samples for investigations are kept in safe custody;
  • Provide laboratory services against epidemics and emergency situation within catchments area;
  • Perform daily routine preventive maintenance of laboratory equipment;
  • Ensure proper records of laboratory investigations is maintained and controlled;
  • Perform any other relevant duties assigned by the relevant authority.




  • Permanent and Pensionable.


  • Applicants should attach copies of relevant academic certificates, Zanzibar ID, current curriculum vitae, recommendation letter from two (2) outstanding academic/work referees and indicate reliable contacts.
  • Applicants who are not a public servants should not exceed A0 years of age during application date;
  • Applicants under Public service employment MUST forward their application letters through their respective employers. Failure to do that, their applications will not be considered.
  • Certificates from Foreign Examination Bodies for Ordinary or Advanced Level Education should be verified by the National Examination Council of Tanzania (NECTA) and for Technical Education should be verified by the National Council for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (NACTVET).
  • Certificates from foreign Universities should be verified by Tanzania Commission for Universities(TCU).
  • Applicants with disabilities are advised to indicate their special needs.
  • Applicants should apply on the strength of the information given in this advertisement.


How to Apply

Candidates should submit resumes and cover letters to

Vice Chancellor,
State University of Zanzibar
P.0. Box 146,
Tunguu – Zanzibar.

The deadline for submitting the application is May 26, 2023 before 16:00 hours.

Candidates should indicate the positions for which they are applying in the subject line. Only qualified candidates will be invited for an interview.

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