Laboratory Technician (1 Post)

Qualification and Skills 

  • Applicants should have at least a Diploma in Applied Chemistry, Biology or its equivalent;
  • A minimum of five (5) Ordinary level subjects including English Language, Mathematics and Science.

 Duties and responsibilities 

  • Operation of laboratory analytical equipment (atomic absorption spectrometer (AAS), Ultraviolet (UV) spectrometer, Fourier-transform infrared spectroscopy (FTIR), Gas chromatograph (GC), Kjeldal apparatus and High performance liquid chromatograph (HPLC);
  • Providing general laboratory maintenance;
  • Collection of samples in the field for researches and practicals by the Department;
  • Maintenance of appropriate levels of inventory and laboratory chemical storages;
  • Demonstration of student practicals;
  • Supervision of laboratory Assistants, Laboratory hands and Messengers;
  • Procurement of laboratory equipment and consumables;
  • Organization of student field trips and industrials visits;
  • Installation and Calibration of laboratory equipment;
  • Preparation of reagents and standards;
  • Designing practical schedules for all laboratory practicals in relation to availability of chemicals and equipment.

NB: Female candidates are encouraged to apply. Police clearance is mandatory for successful candidates.


Interested and qualified persons should send one set of their application merged in continuous pdf format to consisting of the application letter, certified copies of educational certificates, transcripts, National ID, Birth Certificate and a Curriculum Vitae giving full personal details including full names, place and date of birth, qualifications, previous employment and experience, telephone number, present salary, date of availability, names, e-mail addresses and telephone numbers of at least three referees.

Applications should clearly indicate the “Post” which is being applied for in the subject line and addressed to:

The Assistant Registrar- Human Resources

Bindura University of Science Education

P Bag 1020


Only shortlisted candidates will be responded to. The closing date for the receipt of applications is Monday, 6 June 2022.

For more information phone (66210) 7531-2, 7622, 7623, 0772 154 882-9.

 “Promoting Science for Human Development”