Laboratory Technician

Vacancy   March 20, 2024
Physics and Biochemical Sciences Department
March 28, 2024    [ Receiving Applications Closed ]

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for position of Laboratory Technician tenable at the Malawi University of Business and Applied Sciences (MUBAS) in Blantyre.

The position is tenable in the Physics and Biochemical Sciences Department.  The Laboratory Technician will support clients in designing and executing laboratory/workshop/studio activities according to standard procedures.

Duties and Responsibilities

a. Implementing standard operating procedures including laboratory/workshop rules and regulations.

b. Maintaining, repairing and cleaning laboratory/workshop equipment and accessories.

c. Conducting or supporting demonstrations during workshop/ laboratory/ studio sessions.

d. Supporting and orienting laboratory/workshop users and enforcing procedures, rules and regulations of the laboratory/workshop/studio.

e. Maintaining inventory of all workshop/laboratory/studio resources.

f. Implementing, and enforcing occupational, health and safety systems. 

g. Supporting academic research and outreach services.

h. Documenting and archiving results of laboratory/workshop analyses.


• Diploma in Industrial Laboratory Technology or its equivalent.

• 2 years’ work experience.

Method of Application

Applications together with copies of relevant qualifications and detailed Curriculum Vitae with two traceable referees should be sent by Thursday, 28th March, 2024 to Applicants should indicate the position applied for in the subject line of their emails.