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.

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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.