Technologist (1X)


o Responsible for assisting the Chief Scientist in the provision of technical support to the department and carrying out experiments.


o Plans, demonstrates and supervises all laboratory experiments in the stated courses.

o Supervises technical staff in laboratory techniques and operation of instruments.

o Supervises students’ projects

o Sets up apparatus for experiments, teaching and research.

o Assists lecturers with research work

o Analyses experiment samples or specimen from clients within and outside the University community.

o Produces laboratory manuals and report books.

o Ensures that equipment and chemicals are placed in appropriate locations to avoid accidents and that the lab is safe to work in.

o Provides First Aid to accident victims and keeps a record of accidents;


o Grade 12 Certificate or its equivalent;

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

o At least three (3) years relevant experience;

o Computer literacy would be an added advantage

How to Apply

Applications to be sent to:

The Registrar.

University of Zambia,

PO Box 32379


Application deadline
30 Apr


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