Kwame Nkrumah University
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Laboratory Technicians x2

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Kwame Nkrumah University invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced members of the public to fill the following vacancies:

Laboratory Technicians x2

Job Purpose:

To support academic staff, researchers and students in conducting various experiments and tests both in the laboratory and the field.

Principal Accountabilities:

i. To ensure that all laboratory practicals are performed in line with

School/Department teaching programme.

ii. To supervise students while in the Laboratory.

iii. To maintain laboratory equipment, and laboratory supplies and ensure staff and student safety while working in the laboratory.

iv. To process laboratory materials for use in teaching.

v. To prepare and carry out laboratory practicals and set up laboratory sessions for students.

vi. To prepare teaching materials and specimens and ensure that all the pieces of equipment are in good working condition.

vii. To be responsible for the general administration of the laboratory.

viii. To schedule laboratory training during students’ orientation with regard to safety in the laboratory.

ix. To document and report all accidents in the laboratory that may involve staff, equipment and students.

Qualifications and Personal Attributes:

i. Must have a Grade 12 Certificate with at least 05 Credits that must include a Science subject, Mathematics, and English Language.

ii. Must possess a Diploma in Science Laboratory Technology or Diploma in Chemical Engineering from a recognized institution.

iii. Must have 2 years of working experience in a laboratory.

iv. Knowledge of Basic First Aid will be an added advantage.

Mode of Application

Candidates meeting the stated requirements are required to submit their applications comprising the following:

  • Letter of application.
  • Curriculum Vitae.
  • Zambia Qualifications Authority (ZAQA) authenticated copies of
  • academic and professional qualifications.
  • Names and addresses of two (2) professional referees and one (1) character reference.

Applications marked with the “POSITION” of interest must be addressed


The Registrar

Kwame Nkrumah University

Munkoyo Street Plot No. 1583

P.O Box 80404




Email Address:

N.B: Kwame Nkrumah University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Female candidates are encouraged to apply. Only shortlisted

candidates will be contacted and those that would not have heard

from the University should consider themselves unsuccessful. Please visit

the Kwame Nkrumah website at for more


Application deadline
14 Apr 15:00
Hand deliver applications to
Kwame Nkrumah University Munkoyo Street Plot No. 1583 P.O Box 80404 KABWE ZAMBIA