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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES | NAFASI ZA KAZI SOKOINE UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE

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SOKOINE UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE MOROGORO

Sokoine University of Agriculture was first established on the 1st July, 1984 by Parliamentary Act No. 14 of 1984 through the amendment of Parliamentary Act No 6 of the same year. Following repealing of the Act, the university is now operating through the Sokoine University of Agriculture Charter, 2007 through the broad framework of the Universities Act, 2005.

Vision

The Vision of the university is “To be a leading University in the provision of quality knowledge and skills in agriculture and allied sciences”.

Mission

The vision is guided through the mission, which is “To Promote development in agriculture, natural resources and allied sectors through training, research and delivery of services”

Core Values

In achieving its vision and fulfilling its mission, SUA adhere to the following core values:

  • Pursuit of excellence in service delivery
  • Entrepreneurial and innovative spirit,
  • Competitive orientation,
  • Integrity, Transparency and Accountability,
  • Results/ Achievement oriented
  • Diligence on duty,
  • Adaptive and responsive,
  • Freedom of thought and expression
  • Gender sensitive
  • Continuous learning.

Motto/ Slogan

“Ardhi ni Hazina”. This is a Swahili word which means “Land is Treasure” in English

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

POSITION: LABORATORY TECHNICIAN II (Two Positions) – Department of Animal, Aquaculture and Range Sciences.​​​​​​​

QUALIFICATIONS:

Holder of Full Technician Certificate or Diploma in the fields of Laboratory Sciences and Laboratory Technology or related qualifications from a recognized institution.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

To Collect and register feed samples and prepare them for laboratory analysis.

To Perform laboratory analysis of animal feeds for chemical composition and digestibility determinations.

To Maintain database for results of feed sample analysis.

To assist in conducting and supporting scientific investigations and experiments

To assist in demonstrating Laboratory procedures;

To provide technical support during students’ laboratory practicals;

To assist in setting and administering of practical examinations and

To Assist in teaching of practical to students on animal feed laboratory analysis

Calibration, trouble-shooting and maintenance of animal nutrition laboratory equipments

To perform any other related duties as may be assigned by the supervisor

POSITION: FOREST OFFICER II (One Position) – Department of Forest Engineering and Wood Sciences.​​​​​​​

QUALIFICATIONS:

Holder of Bachelor Degree in Forestry or equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution. A candidate with at least B+ in the Wood Chemistry, Wood Anatomy and Quality, Wood Properties and Utilization, Sawmilling and Wood-Based Materials will have an added advantage.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

To assist in testing and analysing a variety of wood and wood-based materials;

To assist in performing application of various analytical instrument techniques to characterize wood and wood-based materials and developing new instrument methods.

To assist in conducting physical, anatomical, mechanical and chemical tests of wood and wood-based materials to determine meeting of standards

To assist in designing and administering practical examinations

To conduct laboratory/fields demonstrations;

To conduct repairs and maintaining wood laboratory equipment;

To assist in students’ projects and practical research and consultancy work

To perform any other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

POSITION: ASSISTANT ICT OFFICER II (ONE POSITION) – Bureau for Agricultural Consultancy and Advisory Service (BACAS).

QUALIFICATIONS

Holder of an Ordinary Diploma in one of the following fields; Computer Science, Information Technology, Computer Engineering or equivalent computer qualifications from recognized institutions. A candidate with some basic skills in Accounting and experience in working with consulting entities/ projects will have an added advantage.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

To assist in running small scale computing customer jobs;

To assist in maintaining current and accurate inventory of technology hardware, software and resources

Maintaining and updating of BACAS office and records system.

Preparing invoices, receipts, quotations and bank deposits

Handle BACAS correspondences

To perform any other related duties as may be assigned by the supervisor

POSITION: FOREST ATTENDANT II (TWO POSITIONS) – College of Forestry, Wildlife and Tourism.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Holder of a Secondary School Education Certificate/Advanced Secondary School Education Certificate.  A candidate with basic certificate in Forestry will have an added advantage.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF FOREST ATTENDANTS

To carry out Forest patrols every week and report forest incidents to the office of Principal on time.

To participate in suppressing and controlling forest fires in collaboration with communities around

To assist visitors, researchers and students visiting the forest for academic activities.

To clean forest pathways and border.

To prepare quarterly reports on forest condition and submit to the Principal through Supervisor.

To collaborate with village Natural Resources Committees in all matters related to the conservation of the Forest.

To perform any other related duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.

POSITION: VETERINARY CLINICIAN II (ONE POSITION) – College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

QUALIFICATIONS:

Holder of Bachelor Degree in Veterinary Medicine or equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution. Must be registered by the Veterinary Council of Tanzania.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

To assist academic staff in practical demonstrations to veterinary students in their veterinary clinical practicals

To carry out routine veterinary clinical services at Teaching Animal Hospital.

To assist in instructing clinical work in livestock farms.

To assist in Identifying and selecting suitable clinical materials/reagents for teaching and diagnostic work.

To assist in procurement of clinical materials and apparatus.

To perform any other related duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.

POSITION: LIVESTOCK FIELD OFFICER I (1 Position) – College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

QUALIFICATIONS:

Holder of Bachelor Degree in one of the following fields; Animal Science, Livestock Science, Animal Health or equivalent qualifications from a recognized Institution and must have experience of not less than one year in insemination.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

To assist in conducting Veterinary services,

To assist in practical demonstrations to students and livestock keepers,

To assist in instructing students in practical’s,

To assist Students in conducting research and/or survey;

To assist in collecting animal samples for diagnostic purposes;

To assist in formulation of animal feeds;

To assist in maintaining quality of animal feeds; and

To perform any other related duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.

POSITION: RESEARCH ASSISTANT (1 Position) – Cystinet Project

QUALIFICATIONS:

Possession of Bachelor of Biotechnology and Laboratory Science (BLS) from a recognized Higher Learning Institution. A candidate with a Master’s degree in a relevant field from a recognized Higher Learning Institution and Field research experience of not less than 1 year will have an added advantage.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF FOREST ATTENDANTS

Maintaining and updating Cystinet Project equipment database.

Preparing and Monitoring Plans for the Cystinet Project activities, including research and events.

Organizing Cystinet Project events (including meetings) in consultation with the principal investigator (PI) and Co PI.

Preparing Cystinet Project Meeting agenda and minutes in close collaboration with the PI and Co PI

Prepare and submit to the PI a monthly report of deliverables against the planned activities, including successes and challenges.

Performing other project related duties as may be assigned by the Network Coordinator.

AGE: Not above 45 years of age

REMUNERATION: As per applicable Scheme of Service and the Treasury Registrar’s Circular No. 6 of 2015.

TENURE: Two years renewable contract depending on performance and availability of Funds.

GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS

The Management of Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA) invites suitable qualified Tanzanians to apply for various positions. The application letter should indicate names and addresses of three referees, together with certified copies of all academic certificates. Furthermore, the applicant must submit a signed current Curriculum Vitae, Birth Certificate and other Testimonials.

MODE OF APPLICATION:

All Applications should be addressed to the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Administration and Finance), P.O. Box 3000, Chuo Kikuu, Morogoro; to reach him not later than TWO weeks from the date of this advertisement.

NOTE that for those who studied abroad, TCU Verification of certificates must be attached to the application.

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