Chief Technician : Midlands State University (MSU)

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Midlands State University (MSU)

DUE : 03 JAN 2023

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced persons for the following post:
Department of Surveying and Geomatics

B-Tech / BSc Honours Degree or an equivalent in the relevant field plus five (5) years of laboratory working experience in a tertiary institution, research institute or relevant industry.
Or Higher National Diploma plus seven (7) years relevant working experience.

Duties and Responsibilities
Offer leadership and Management of Laboratory services and technical support to learning, teaching, research and innovation.
Development of lab policies, strategies and new lab test procedures
Supervise overall planning of laboratory programmes, carry out induction and performance reviews of technicians, ensuring that appropriate training is given as necessary
Upgrading of laboratory technologies, techniques, skills and protocols whenever required as well maintain and repair equipment
Prepare annual progress of the laboratory and implement laboratory safety and quality control.
Maintain laboratory inventory and coordinate purchasing of all laboratory supplies and equipment.
*NB: Midlands State University is an equal opportunities employer. In the interest of promoting gender parity, female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Applicants must submit copies of applications with the following: application letter, certified certificates and curriculum vitae giving full details of names, place and date of birth, experience, present salary, date of availability, contact telephone number (s) and names and email addresses of three referees to:

The Deputy Registrar (Human Resource)
Midlands State University

Application documents must be in a single scan pdf format. Closing date for applications is 02 January 2023. Applicants should clearly state the post being applied for in the subject line. It should also be noted that non-adherence to any of the above instructions will automatically cause the application to be disqualified.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be communicated to.