JOB VACANCES-lab technicians


The University of Dar es Salaam invites applications from suitably qualified Tanzanians to be considered for immediate employment to fill the following vacant posts:

1. Job Title: Laboratory Technician (4 posts) – Mbeya College of Health and Allied Sciences (MCHAS); Duty Station: Mbeya

(a) Qualifications and Experience: Holder of FTC or Diploma in any of the following fields; Anatomy, Pharmacology, Physiology, Microbiology and Immunology, Histopathology, Parasitology and Entomology from a recognized and reputable institution.

(b) Duties and responsibilities (i) Carries out specified tasks connected with research, laboratory practical, students’ projects, consultancy and services under close supervision; (ii) Assists in the repair and maintenance of laboratory or workshop facilities; (iii) Assists senior staff in relevant fields of operation;

(iv) Performs any other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned by one’s reporting officer.

2. Job Title: Prosector (I post) – Mbeya College of Health and Allied Sciences (MCHAS); Duty Station: Mbeya ( a) Qualifications and Experience: Holder of FTC or Diploma in Prosection or related fields. (b) Duties and responsibilities (i) Preparation of cadavers for dissection; (ii) Prosection of human bodies (cadavers); (iii) Embalming of human bodies; (iv) Pre-curing of human bodies for dissection; (v) Demonstrating gross anatomy lithology to medical students; (vi) Guiding medical students with their dissection of human bodies; (vii) Guiding students with cells and histology practicals;


Short term one year (1) fixed term contract.


Interested candidates should apply in confidence enclosing:

(i) Detailed CV.

(ii) Photocopy of relevant certificates and transcripts.

(iii) Names and addresses of two referees.

(iv) Mode of communication, e.g. Telephone, fax, email, etc.

(v) Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.

Interested applicants should submit their applications to the following address:

Deputy Vice Chancellor (Administration)

University of Dar es Salaam P. O. Box 35091 DAR ES SALAAM

DEADLINE Two weeks from the date of first appearance of this advertisement. 18 th December 2018

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