Laboratory Technician (Crop Protection) || Midlands State University

  • Gweru

Midlands State University

DUE : 03 FEB 2023

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced persons.|
FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE, ENVIRONMENT & NATURAL RESOURCES MANAGEMENT
DEPARTMENT OF AGRONOMY AND HORTICULTURE
Qualifications
• Diploma in Laboratory Science Technology/Microbiology/Biotechnology
• HND is an added advantage
• Relevant work experience in relevant field
• Practical skills in molecular biology techniques such as PCR and DNA gel is an added advantage

Duties & Responsibilities
• Conduct crop protection laboratory practicalsfor undergraduate and postgraduate students
• Maintenance of laboratory equipment,
• Maintaining laboratory supplies and stocks
• Collecting and isolating plant pathogens from diseased plant material
• Handling and rearing of insects
• Management of crop protection experiments
• Any other work-related duties assigned by the Department.

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 Resources)
Midlands State University
vacancies@staff.msu.ac.zw

Application documents must be in a single scan pdf format. Closing date for applications is 03 February 2023.
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be communicated to.
NB:​Midlands State University is an equal opportunities employer. In the interest of promoting gender parity, female candidates are encouraged to apply.