University of Zambia (UNZA)
University of Zambia (UNZA)
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Purpose: Responsible for assisting the Chief Scientist in the provision of technical support to the department and carrying out experiments.


  • Plans, demonstrates and supervises all laboratory experiments in the stated courses.
  • Supervises technical staff in laboratory techniques and operation of instruments.
  • Supervises students’ projects
  • Sets up apparatus for experiments, teaching and research.
  • Assists lecturers with research work
  • Analyses experiment samples or specimen from clients within and outside the University community.
  • Produces laboratory manuals and report books.
  • Ensures that equipment and chemicals are placed in appropriate locations to avoid accidents and that the lab is safe to work in.
  • Provides First Aid to accident victims and keeps a record of accidents;


Grade 12 Certificate or its equivalent;

Higher National Diploma/Technologist Diploma/Diploma in Chemistry or its equivalent diploma in science laboratory technology.

At least three (3) years relevant experience;

Computer literacy would be an added advantage.

How to Apply

Submit your CV to:

The Registrar

University of Zambia

PO Box 32379


Application deadline
30 Apr
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Established in 1966, the University of Zambia is the oldest and biggest university in Zambia. The institution's main campus, located in Lusaka, offers programmes in the schools of Agricultural Science, Education, Engineering, Humanities and Social Sciences, Law, Medicine, Mines, Natural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine. The motto, service and excellence has steered the development of the university since its inception. A provider of world class services in higher education and knowledge generation.