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Employment Opportunity at Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (MUHAS) 2018

- February 02, 2018
Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (MUHAS) is inviting applications from suitably qualified Tanzanians to be considered for employment to fill vacant positions at the MUHAS Genetics Laboratory (MGL), Biochemistry Department.

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The positions are listed below:-

1. Health Laboratory Technologist II (3 positions)

(a) Required Qualification
Holder of Diploma in Medical Laboratory Sciences (DMLS), from a recognized institution, and registered by the Medical Laboratory Practitioners Council. Experience of working in a genetic Laboratory and use of Real Time PCR and Robotic DNA extraction machine

(b) Duties and Responsibilities
i. Receiving, extracting and recording for laboratory examinations
ii. Preparing laboratory equipments and chemicals for laboratory tests examinations
iii. Inspecting and storing laboratory reagents, equipment and chemicals used in the laboratory tests and examinations
iv. Keeping and maintaining laboratory records
v. Maintaining laboratory equipment in the laboratory and documenting all maintenance  and repairs
vi. Carryout laboratory tests and examinations including: biochemical, serological, parasitological, immunological, hematological, genetic and recording results under supervision of a senior laboratory technologist and recording results
vii. Perform any other duties and responsibilities as assigned by his/her supervisor

2. Laboratory Assistant II (2 positions)
(a) Required Qualification
Holder of certificate in medical laboratory sciences (CMLS) from a recognized institution and
registered by the Medical Laboratory Practitioners Council. Experience of working in a
genetic Laboratory and use of Real Time PCR

(b) Duties and Responsibilities
i. Assist in receiving, extracting and recording for laboratory examinations
ii. Assist in preparing laboratory equipments and chemicals for laboratory tests examinations
iii. Assist in inspecting and storing laboratory reagents, equipment and chemicals used in the laboratory tests and examinations
iv. Assist in keeping and maintaining laboratory records
v. Assist in maintaining laboratory equipment in the laboratory and documenting all maintenance and repairs
vi. Carryout laboratory tests and examinations including; phlebotomy, biochemical, serological, immunological, hematological and recording results under supervision of a senior laboratory technologist
vii. Perform any other duties and responsibilities as assigned by his/her supervisor

3. Personal Secretary (1 position)
(a) Required Qualification
i. Holder of National Form IV/VI Certificate
ii. Fluency in written and spoken English and Swahili languages
iii. Computer literacy
iv. Disciplined, credible, industrious, interactive, integrative and self-driven personality.
v. Certificate in Computer programs e.g. Microsoft Office package, Microsoft Office
Internet, e-mail and Publisher
vi. Experience of working in Clinical laboratory and Genetic laboratory
(b) Duties and Responsibilities
i. To type and handle various documents for the
ii. To ensure files, correspondence and mails coming in and out of the laboratory are in
order.
iii. To keep a record of movements of files, correspondence and mails in the laboratory
iv. To handle confidential and important documents at the genetic laboratory
v. To file and index all in-coming and out-going correspondence and mails in the office.
vi. To ensure office, office equipments and machines in his/her custody are well maintained.
vii. To act as personal assistant to the Laboratory director.
viii. Receive visitors and direct them accordingly.
ix. Submit official directives to the relevant officers.
x. Arrange and organize meetings.
xi. Prepare list of office requirements and submit the same to the proper officer.
xii. To carry out any other related duties as may be assigned by the superiors.

4. Office Attendant ( 1 position)
(a) Required Qualification
Holders of Form IV Certificate
(b) Duties and Responsibilities
i. Clean office and MGL environment,
ii. Maintain MGL gardens, watering plants, trimming grass and shrubs,
iii. Garbage collection in laboratory,
iv. Move files, letters and messages from offices, Sending and collecting mail from the post
office
v. Assist the secretary in photocopying documents and serving soft drinks to visitors and
officials in meetings, Loading and unloading office equipment from place to place,
vi. Keeping office equipments and reporting for any damage to seniors,
vii. Opening window and doors in the morning and closing them after official hours,
viii. Preparing and serving tea for officers during official hours, Performing any other duties
related to his/her work as assigned by his/her superior.

 5. GENERAL CONDITIONS FOR ALL POSTS:
(i) Applicants must attach an up to date current Curriculum Vitae (CV) having
reliable contact postal address, email address and telephone numbers.
(ii) Applicants should apply on the strengths of the information given in this
advertisement.
(iii) The title of the position applied for should be written in the subject of the
application letter and marked on the envelope.
(iv) Applicants must attach their detailed relevant certified copies of Academic
certificates/transcripts as follows:
• Advanced Diploma, Diploma/Certificates.
• Form IV and Form VI National Examination Certificates.
• Computer Certificates where applicable.
• Professional Certificates from respective boards where applicable.
• One recent passport size picture and copy of birth certificate.
(v) Form IV and Form VI result slips are strictly not accepted. Presentation of forged academic certificates and other information in the CV will necessitate to legal action.
(vi) Application letters should be posted to the following address by 4.00 pm on 7th February 2018:-
(vii) Salary for each position shall be paid as per salary structure for each position

THE DEPUTY VICE CHANCELLOR, PLANNING, FINANCE AND
ADMINISTRATION,
MUHIMBILI UNIVERSITY OF HEALTH AND ALLIED SCIENCES – MUHAS,
P.O. BOX 65001,
DAR ES SALAAM.
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