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UNIVERSITY OF DAR ES SALAAM VACANCIES

UNIVERSITY OF DAR ES SALAAM VACANCIES (RE-ADVERTISED)

The University of Dar es Salaam invites applications from suitably qualified Tanzanians to be
considered for immediate employment to fill the following vacant posts:

ACADEMIC POSITIONS

1. (a) COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES AND
FISHERIES TECHNOLOGY (CoAF):

Department of Agricultural Economics and Business
(i) Field: Agricultural and Livestock Production and
 Farm Management
2 positions - Tutorial Assistants
(ii) Field: Natural Gas and Petroleum Economics
1 position - Tutorial Assistant

Department of Agricultural Entomology and Apiculture
(i) Field: Bee Biology and Behaviour
1 position - Assistant Lecturer
(ii) Field: Bee Anatomy and Physiology
1 position - Assistant Lecturer
(iii) Field: Honey Production Technology
1 position - Tutorial Assistant
(iv) Field: Bee Genetics and Breeding
1 position - Tutorial Assistant

Department of Agricultural Engineering
(i) Field: Farm Machinery and Mechanization
2 positions - Assistant Lecturers
(ii) Field: Postharvest technology
1 position - Assistant Lecturer

Department of Food Science and Technology
(i) Field: Food Processing and Preservation
1 position - Assistant Lecturer
(ii) Field: Food Analysis and Sensory Evaluation
1 position - Assistant Lecturer
(iii) Field: Functional Foods and Nutraceutical
1 position - Assistant Lecturer

Department of Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries
(i) Field:Fisheries and Aquaculture Technology
1 position - Assistant Lecturer
(ii) Field:Freshwater Ecology
1 position - Assistant Lecturer

COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY (CoET):

Department of Transportation and Geotechnical
Engineering
(i) Field: Geomatics
4 positions - Assistant Lecturers

Department of Structural and Construction Engineering
(i) Field: Bridge Engineering
1 position - Assistant Lecturer

Department of Chemical and Mining Engineering
(i) Field: Petroleum Engineering
3 positions - Assistant Lecturers
(ii) Field: Chemical Processing Engineering
1 position - Assistant Lecturer

Department of Mechanical and Industrial
Engineering
(i) Field: Industrial Engineering and Management
1 position - Assistant Lecturer
(ii) Field: Production Engineering
1 position - Assistant Lecturer
(iii) Field: Textile Engineering or Textile Design and
 Technology

1 position - Tutorial Assistant
Department of Water Resources Engineering
(i) Field: Environmental or Waste Water
 Engineering

2 positions - Assistant Lecturers
(ii) Field: Water Resources Engineering
1 position - Assistant Lecturer

Department of Electrical Engineering
(i) Field: Electrical Power Engineering OR Electrical
 Engineering
1 position - Tutorial Assistant

UNIVERSITY OF DAR ES SALAAM SCHOOL OF HEALTH SCIENCES:
(i) Field: Physiology
2 positions - Assistant Lecturers
1 position - Tutorial Assistant
(ii) Field: Anatomy
1 position - Assistant Lecturer
1 position - Tutorial Assistant
(iii) Field: Behaviour Sciences
2 positions - Tutorial Assistants
(iv) Field: Microbiology/Immunology
1 position - Assistant Lecturer
(v) Field: Parasitology/Entomology
1 position - Assistant Lecturer
(vi) Field: Epidemiology/Research Methodology
1 position - Assistant Lecturer
(vii) Field: Pathology
1 position - Assistant Lecturer
1 position - Tutorial Assistant
(viii) Field: Clinical Pharmacology
1 position - Assistant Lecturer
1 position - Tutorial Assistant

COLLEGE OF NATURAL AND APPLIED SCIENCES (CoNAS):
Department of Mathematics
(i) Field: Actuarial Sciences
1 position - Tutorial Assistant
(ii) Field: Mathematical Analysis
1 position - Tutorial Assistant
(iii) Field: Algebra
1 position - Tutorial Assistant
(iv) Field: Differential Geometry
1 position - Tutorial Assistant

Department of Physics
(i) Field: Dynamic, Physical or Climatical meteorology
1 position - Assistant Lecturer
(ii) Field: Materials Science for Solar Energy Application
1 position - Assistant Lecturer

Department of Zoology and Wildlife Conservation
(i) Field:Developmental Biology/ Embryology
1 position - Assistant Lecturer

Department of Geology
(i) Field:Paleontology and Palynology
1 position - Tutorial Assistant

COLLEGE OF SOCIAL SCIENCES (CoSS)
Department of Sociology
(i) Field: Social Work
2 positions - Tutorial Assistants
(ii) Field: Anthropology
1 position - Tutorial Assistant
(iii) Field: Psychology
3 positions - Tutorial Assistants

Department of Political Science and
Public Administration
(i) Field: Public Administration
1 position - Assistant Lecturer
(ii) Field: Political Science and Public Administration
1 position - Assistant Lecturer

Department of Economics
(i) Field: Labor Economics, Transport Economics, Public
Finance
1 position - Lecturer
2 positions - Assistant Lecturers

Department of Geography
(i) Field: Human Geography (Urban and Economic
Geography)
1 position - Assistant Lecturer

Department of Statistics
(i) Field:Actuarial Sciences
3 positions - Assistant Lecturers
(ii) Field: Statistical theory, time series, multivariate analysis
1 position - Assistant Lecturer

INSTITUTE OF RESOURCE ASSESSMENT (IRA)
(i) Field:Social Science (Water Resources)
1 position - Assistant Lecturer

DR. WILBERT CHAGULA UNIVERSITY LIBRARY
(i) Field: Library and Information Studies/Science
1 position - Assistant Lecturers/Assistant Librarians
(ii) Field: Library and Information Studies or Records

Management and Archive Administration
4 positions - Assistant Lecturers/Assistant Librarians
2 positions - Tutorial Assistants

COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES (CoHu)

Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies
(i) Field: Philosophical and Religious issues
2 positions - Assistant Lecturers

Department of Fine and Performing Arts

(i) Field: Music OR Graphic/Fashion design OR Film studies
1 position - Tutorial Assistant

Department of Archaeology and Heritage
(i) Field: Archaeology
1 position - Assistant Lecturer

Department of Linguistics and Foreign Languages
(i) Field: Linguistics
1 position - Assistant Lecturer

UNIVERSITY OF DAR ES SALAAM BUSINESS SCHOOL (UDBS):
Department of Finance
(i) Field: Actuarial Sciences
1 position - Assistant Lecturer
(ii) Field: Banking & Financial Services
1 position - Assistant Lecturer
(iii) Field: Corporate Finance
2 positions - Assistant Lecturers
Department of General Management
(i) Field: Human Resource Management
2 positions - Assistant Lecturers

SCHOOL OF EDUCATION (SoED)
Department of Educational Psychology and
Curriculum Studies

(i) Field: Language Education (Kiswahili)
1 position - Assistant Lecturer
(ii) Field: Language Education (French)
1 position - Assistant Lecturer
(iii) Field: Science Education (Physics)
1 position - Assistant Lecturer
(iv) Field: Science Education (Chemistry)
1 position - Assistant Lecturer
(v) Field: Language Education (English, French, Kiswahili
and Literature)
2 positions - Tutorial Assistants 

INSTITUTE OF DEVELOPMENT STUDIES (IDS)
(i) Field: Economics
2 positions - Tutorial Assistants

CENTRE FOR COMMUNICATION STUDIES (CCS)
(i) Field: Language and Linguistics
2 positions - Assistant Lecturers
1 position - Tutorial Assistant

(b) Qualifications and Experience:
Applicants for:
Professor /Associate Professor must have a PhD, six points from publications
since last promotion and a minimum of three years since last promotion.
Senior Lecturer must possess a PhD, four points from publications and a minimum
of three years since last promotion.
Lecturer must possess PhD.
Assistant Lecturer must possess a minimum GPA of 4.0 or a B+ average at
Master’s degree level and an undergraduate degree with an overall GPA of 3.8 or
higher. They must be potentially good academically.
Tutorial Assistant must possess a Bachelor degree with a minimum GPA of 3.8.
(c) Main Duties For;
Tutorial Assistants:
(i) Under-studies senior members of academic staff by attending their lectures,
seminars, tutorials and practicals;
(ii) Carries out seminars, tutorials and practicals;
(iii) Assists in research, consultancy and public service;
(iv) Performs any other relevant duties assigned by one’s superior; and
(v) Undergoes postgraduate training for the master’s degree.
Assistant Lecturers:
(i) Carries out lectures, seminars, tutorials and practicals for undergraduate
programmes;
(ii) Sets, invigilates and marks undergraduate examinations;
(iii) Assists senior staff in lectures, seminars, tutorials, and practicals for postgraduate
programmes;
(iv) Supervises projects and practical training for undergraduate students;
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(v) Conducts research and publishes results;
(vi) Carries out consultancy and public service;
(vii) Undergoes postgraduate training to PhD level;
(viii) Participates in relevant workshops and conferences; and
(ix) Performs any other relevant duties assigned by one’s superior.
Lecturers:
(i) Carries out lectures, seminars, tutorials and practicals for both undergraduate
and postgraduate programmes;
(ii) Sets, invigilates and marks undergraduate and postgraduate examinations;
(iii) Guides junior staff in lecturing and conducting seminars, tutorials;
(iv) Supervises field work of both undergraduate and postgraduate students;
(v) Conducts research and publishes results;
(vi) Carries out consultancy and public service;
(vii) Writes teaching materials, e.g., manuals;
(viii) Participates in the development of programmes and projects;
(ix) Organizes and participates in relevant workshops and conferences; and
(x) Performs any other relevant duties assigned by one’s superior.
Senior Lecturer:
As for Lecturers above with added responsibilities.
Associate Professor:
(i) Carries out lectures, seminars, tutorials and practicals for both undergraduate
and postgraduate programmes;
(ii) Guides junior staff in lecturing and conducting seminars, tutorials;
(iii) Supervises undergraduate and postgraduate students;
(iv) Conducts research and publishes results;
(v) Carries out consultancy and public service;
(vi) Writes teaching materials e.g. manuals;
(vii) Participates in the development of new programmes and projects;
(viii) Organizes and participates in relevant workshops and conferences;
(ix) Participates in University administration and leadership;
(x) Participates in development of research and resource centres; and
(xi) Performs any other relevant duties assigned by one’s superior.
Professor:
As for Associate Professor above but will be required to prepare and present
Inaugural Lectures.

ADMINISTRATIVE AND TECHNICAL POSITIONS

1. Job Title: Secretary II (4 posts)
(a) Qualifications and Experience:
 Form IV Certificate with credit passes in Kiswahili and English, plus a Certificate in
Secretarial Studies/ Technician Certificate in Secretarial Studies, i.e. NTA 5 from a
recognized institution.
 Applicants must have completed Advanced Computer Course from a recognised
institution.
 At least four years relevant work experience.
(b) Main Duties:
 Types all general correspondence and non-confidential matters;
 Types letters, minutes, notices, bulletins and circulars;
 Prints reports, letters etc;
 Takes proper care of all machines under his/her charge and makes sure they are
used for official work only;
 Files copies of typed letters in relevant files;
 Receives and directs visitors;
 Attends telephone calls and takes messages;
 Makes sure there are all necessary facilities for proper job performance;
 Takes dictation by shorthand;
 Uses modern machines in discharging his/her duties; and
 Performs any other duties assigned by one’s reporting officer.
(c) Salary Scale:PGSS7

2. Job Title: Secretary III (6posts)
(a) Qualifications
 Form IV Certificate with credit passes in Kiswahili and English, plus a Certificate in
Secretarial Studies/ Technician Certificate in Secretarial Studies, i.e. NTA 5 from a
recognized Institution.
 Applicants must have completed Advanced Computer Course from a recognised
institution.

(b) Main Duties:
 Types all general correspondence and non-confidential matters;
 Types letters, minutes, notices, bulletins and circulars;
 Prints reports, letters,etc;
 Takes proper care of all machines under his/her charge and makes sure they are
used for official work only;
 Files copies of typed letters in relevant files;
 Receives and directs visitors;
 Attends telephone calls and takes messages;
 Makes sure there are all necessary facilities for proper job performance; and
Performs any other duties assigned by one’s reporting officer.
(c) Salary: PGSS5
3. Job Title: Laboratory Technician II (7 posts) in the following University
units:
(a) Qualifications:

COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES AND FISHERIES TECHNOLOGY
(CoAF)
i. Laboratory Technician II - Food Science& Technology (1 post); should
have FTC/ Diploma/ NTA Level 6 in food Science from a recognized institution.
ii. Laboratory Technician II - Beekeeping (1 post);should have an
FTC/Diploma/ NTA Level 6 in Beekeeping from a recognized institution.

SCHOOL OF HEALTH SCIENCES (SoHS)
Laboratory Technician II - Biochemistry (1 post); Should have aDiploma/ NTA
Level 6 in Medical Laboratory Technology from a recognized institution.
COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY (CoET)
i. Laboratory Technician II - Textile Engineering (1 post); Should have FTC/
Diploma in Laboratory Technology from a recognized institution.
ii. Laboratory Technician II - Petroleum engineering (1 post);should
possess an FTC/ Diploma/ NTA level 6 in Mining Engineering from a recognized
institution.
iii. Laboratory Technician II - Chemical & Process (1 post); should possess
an FTC/ Diploma/ NTA Level 6 in Chemical Laboratory Technology from a
recognized institution.

COLLEGE OF NATURAL AND APPLIES SCIENCES (CoNAS)

i. Laboratory Technician II - Molecular Biology & Biotechnology (1post);
should have FTC/Diploma/NTA Level 6 in Medical Microbiologyor its equivalent
from a recognized institution.
(b) Experience:
Applicants for all Laboratory Technician II positions should have at least four years
relevant work experience.

(c) Main Duties:
 Carries out specified tasks connected with research, laboratory practical, students'
projects, consultancy and services under close supervision;
 Assists in the repair and maintenance of laboratory or workshop facilities;
 Assists senior staff in relevant fields of operation; and
 Performs any other duties as may be assigned from time to time by his/her
senior.
(d) Salary Scale:PUSS 2.1

4. Job Title: Laboratory Assistant II (5 posts) in the following units:

(a) Qualifications:

COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES AND FISHERIES TECHNOLOGY
(CoAF)
Laboratory Assistant II - Aquaculture (1 post); should possess a Certificate of
Secondary Education Examination plus Trade Test Grade I or Certificate of
Competence Level III in Aquaculture or Fisheries from a recognized institution.

COLLEGE OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES
(CoICT)
Laboratory Assistant II - (1 post); should possess a Certificate of Secondary
Education plus Trade Test Grade I or Certificate of Competence Level III in
Electronics/ ICT/ IT from a recognized institution.

COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES (CoHU)
Department of Linguistics and Foreign Languages
Laboratory Assistant II - (1 post); should possess a Certificate of Secondary
Education plus Trade Test Grade I or Certificate of Competence Level III in Computer
and Information Technology.

COLLEGE OF NATURAL AND APPLIED SCIENCES (CoNAS)
Laboratory Assistant II - Botany (1 post); should possess
 Certificate of Secondary Education Examination plus Trade Test Grade I or
Certificate of Competence Level III in Laboratory Technology.
 Any knowledge in relevant botanical sciences will be an added advantage.

COLLEGE OF ENGINERING AND TECHNOLOGY (CoET)

Laboratory Assistant II - Welding (1 post); should possess a Certificate of
Secondary Education Examination plus Trade Test Grade I or Certificate of
Competence Level III in Mechanical / Welding from a recognized institution.

(b) Experience:At least four (4) years relevant work experience.

(c) Main Duties:
 Carries out specified tasks connected with research, laboratory practical, students'
projects, consultancy and services under close supervision;
 Assists in the repair and maintenance of laboratory or workshop facilities;
 Assists senior staff in relevant fields of operation; and
 Performs any other duties as may be assigned from time to time by his/her
senior.
(d) Salary Scale:PUSS 1.5

5. Job Title: Laboratory Scientist II (1 post)

Department : Aquatic Science & Fisheries
(a) Qualifications:
Should possess B.Sc. or Advanced Diploma in Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries or its
equivalent from a recognized institution.
(b) Experience: At least four years experience in similar position.
(c) Main Duties:
 Organizes practicals for undergraduate students;
 Participates in consultancy projects under close supervision of senior staff;
 Assists academic staff in their research and development activities;
 Plans and supervises maintenance of laboratory/workshop facilities;
 Guides technicians and artisans in their daily activities; and
 Performs any other duties that may be assigned to her/him from time to time.
(a) Salary Scale: PUSS 3.1

6. (a) Job Title: Laboratory Engineer I (1post)

College of Engineering and Technology
Department: Chemical and Mining Engineering
(b) Qualifications and Experience:
Holders of B.Sc. in Mining Engineering from a recognized institution with at least
five years relevant working experience in a similar position.
(c) Main Duties:
 Organizes practicals for undergraduate students;
 Participates in consultancy projects under close supervision of senior staff;
 Assists academic staff in their research and development activities;
 Plans and supervises maintenance of laboratory/workshop facilities;
 Guides technicians and artisans in their daily activities; and
 Performs any other duties that may be assigned to her/him from time to time.
(d) Salary Scale: PUSS 4.1

7. Job Title: Library Assistant III (2 posts)

(a) Qualifications and Experience:
 Form VI certificate with two Principal Passes or Form IV certificate plus a Certificate
in Library studies or successful completion of the Government Lower Standard
Library examination.
 At least four (4) years relevant work experience.
(b) Main Duties:
 Performs more routine and clerical duties e.g. handling of simple enquiries from
readers, bibliographical searching, collection of Library statistics etc. as determined
by one’s reporting officer; and
 Performs any other duties as may be assigned from time to time by his/her
senior.
(b) Salary Scale:PGSS 2.3

8. Job Title: Library Officer II (2 posts)

(a) Qualifications and Experience:
 Holder of First Degree in Library Studies.
 At least four years working experience in similar position.
(b) Main Duties:
 Carries out routine professional duties;
 Processes added copies and continuations;
 Maintains public and staff catalogues;
 Ensures proper shelving of books and periodicals;
 Copies catalogues with CIP data;
 Handles inter library loans-gifts and exchanges; and
 Performs any other duties that may be assigned to her/him from time to time.
(c) Salary Scale: PGSS 7

9. (a) Job Title: Trained Nurse/Midwife I (1 post)

(b) Qualifications and Experience:
 Holder of Form IV certificate plus a Nurse/Midwife certificate or Public Health Nurse
Certificate.
 A minimum of four years relevant working experience.
(c) Main Duties:
 Performs general nursing care of patients;
 Performs maternal and child care services;
 Administers drugs and treatment as prescribed by the Medical Officers;
 Provides health education on family planning, nutrition, vaccination, sanitation and
child spacing;
 Monitors pregnancy development; and
 Performs any other duties as may be assigned by one’s reporting officer.
(d) Salary Scale: PMGSS 5
10. Job Title: Trained Nurse/Midwife II (5 posts)
(a) Qualifications and Experience:
 Holder of Form IV certificate plus a Nurse/Midwife certificate or Public Health Nurse
Certificate.
(b) Main Duties:
 Undertakes all medical duties pertaining to internal medicine, surgery; obstetrics
and gynecology, pediatric diseases and preventive medicine;
 Attends general outpatient clinics; and
 Performs any other duties as may be assigned from time to time by his/her
senior.
 A minimum of four years relevant working experience.
(c) Salary Scale: PMGSS 4

11. Job Title: Clerical Officer I (2 posts)

(a) Qualifications and Experience:
 Form VI certificate with two principal passes in Arts subjects and must have a
credit pass in English at “O” level plus a Certificate in Records Management.
 A minimum of four years relevant working experience in a similar position.
(b) Main Duties:
 Maintains file movement record cards;
 Looks for files and collects them whenever required;
 Returns files to the cabinets and arranges them in proper order;
 Keeps ready files marked B.U. for the Supervisor;
 Weeds out inactive files, i.e. old closed volumes, files for people who have died,
resigned, retired and those who have been dismissed or terminated;
 Checks files in the cabinets periodically and ensures order and neatness; and
 Performs any other duties as may be assigned by one’s reporting officer.

(c) Salary Scale:PGSS 4

12. (a) Job Title: Transcriber II (Sign Language Interpreter) (1 post)

School of Education
(b) Qualifications and Experience:
Applicants should possess the following academic and professional qualifications:
 Holder of Bachelor’s Degree in Special Education for the Deaf from a recognized
and reputable institution.
(c) Main Duties:
 Assists in facilitating communication between hearing and deaf/hard-of-hearing
consumers;
 Provides students with sign language interpreter services in educational
settings, including classrooms, conferences, field trips, meetings with school
staff, telephone calls, after-school and extracurricular activities, and other
school-related functions and activities for students and staff;
 Translates sign language into English and Swahili in Academic presentation i.e.
Seminars, Workshops and Conferences;
 Becomes aware of students’ language and skill levels, ensuring appropriate
interpreting techniques;
 Reviews students Individualized Education Plan (IEP), as appropriate;
 Monitors the need for assistive technology, including hearing aids, cochlear
implants, teletypewriter (TTY), closed captioning systems, frequency
modulation (FM) amplification systems, and other assistive technology;
 Facilitates communication between hearing and deaf/hard-of-hearing
consumers; and
 Performs any other duties as may be assigned by one’s reporting officer
(d) Salary Scale:PUSS 5.1

TERMS OF SERVICE
Permanent and pensionable.

MODE OF APPLICATION
Interested candidates should apply in confidence enclosing:
(i) Detailed CV.
(ii) Photocopy of relevant certificates and transcripts.
(iii) Names and addresses of two referees.
(iv) Mode of communication, e.g. Telephone, fax, email, etc.

NOTE:
(i) For the positions of Technicians, Laboratory Scientists, Laboratory Engineers and
Laboratory Assistants, candidates should indicate the College/ School and
Departments to which they apply.
(ii) For Academic positions candidates should indicate Departments/Disciplines for
which they apply.
(iii) Applicants currently employed in the Public Service should channel their application
letters through their respective employers. Non-disclosure of such status will lead to
automatic disqualification.
(iv) All applicants should indicate the positions they apply on top of the envelope.
(v) Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.

Interested applicants should submit their applications to the following address:
For Administrative and Technical positions

Deputy Vice Chancellor (Administration)
University of Dar es Salaam
P.O. Box 35091
DAR ES SALAAM
For Academic positions
Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic),
University of Dar es Salaam,
P.O. Box 35091,
DAR ES SALAAM.

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