University Of Zimbabwe (UZ)

Chief Technician (Physiology Unit): Department of Biomedical Sciences

University Of Zimbabwe (UZ)
Feb. 24, 2023
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Job Description

Applications from suitably qualified members are invited to fill the above post which has arisen in the Faculty Of Medicine And Health Sciences.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Preparation of budgets and management of accounts.
  • Supervise and train laboratory staff (Technical and Cleaner/Messengers).
  • Implements Departmental technical goals/objectives.
  • Facilitation of teaching by assisting the Academic staff with projectors/usable teaching halls and provision of demonstration material.
  • In charge of operations of both sections of Department i.e Gross Anatomy, Histology and Museum Laboratories.
  • Inventory of Departmental assets.
  • Departmental security and safety enforcement.
  • General housekeeping of the Department’s buildings and fittings.
  • Setting up the laboratory for income generation.
  • Any other duties as assigned by the Chairperson.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Relevant Masters’ Degree.
  • BSC Honours degree in Medical Laboratory Sciences or City & Guilds Ii/III plus post qualification experience.
  • Experience in working in a laboratory.
  • Familiarity with electron microscopy procedures and knowledge of the provision of the human tissue Act is essential.


How to Apply

Applicants must submit six (6) copies of applications, including a curriculum vitae, giving full personal particulars which should include full names, place and date of birth; certified copies of national identification, birth certificate, proof of qualifications, employment and experience, current salary, date of availability, telephone number and names and addresses of three (3) referees. Applications should be addressed to:

The Deputy Registrar

Department of Human Resources

University of Zimbabwe

P O Box MP167

Mount Pleasant


Or hand delivered to: University of Zimbabwe, Administration Block Room 123.

Deadline: 24 February 2023.

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University Of Zimbabwe (UZ)

The University of Zimbabwe is a public university in Harare, Zimbabwe. It opened in 1952 as the University College of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, and was initially affiliated with the University of London. It was later renamed the University of Rhodesia, and adopted its present name upon Zimbabwe's independence in 1980.

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