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SOKOINE UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE MOROGORO

JOB OPPORTUNITIES
Applications are invited from suitably qualified Tanzanians to fill the following
vacant positions at Sokoine University of Agriculture. A HAND WRITTEN
application letter accompanied with up to date typed Curriculum Vitae (CV),
relevant certificates and names of at least two referees 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.
Background Information
Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA) in collaboration with Nelson Mandela
African Institute of Science and Technology Tanzania; and University of
Copenhagen and the Danish Food Institute (DTU) Denmark is carrying out a
research project titled Innovations and Markets for Lake Victoria
Fisheries. This project (IMLAF) aims at catalyzing the socio-economic
development through expansion of National and International markets for Nile
perch and sardines. The project is looking to employ a Research Assistant
and a Driver who will provide support to the project. The qualifications and
qualities of the candidates are as shown below:
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POSITION
Qualification

Research Assistant
Bachelors degree in relevant disciplines related to Fish
Health and Food Safety issues. It includes Bachelor of
Veterinary Medicine (BVM), Bachelor of Science in
Laboratory Sciences and Technology and Bachelor of
Science (BSc) in related disciplines to Fish Health and
Safety.
High academic performance
Research experience in fish health and safety
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Strong critical thinking and analytical abilities
Knowledge of statistics and statistical packages.
Strong sense of responsibility and organizational skills
Main
duties
Conduct research projects in consultation with project
and
coordinator
responsibilities
Write the project reports
Coordinate and facilitate projects carried out by Postdoc, PhD, MSc and BSc students.
Initiate individual new research ideas and projects.
Facilitate and get involved in data collection, analysis
and publication.
Any other tasks, as will be given by the project
coordinator

Salary
POSITION
Qualification

As per treasury Registrar's Salary Circular No 1 of 2014


DRIVER III
Possession of a Secondary School Education Certificate (form
IV), plus advanced Driving Certificate grade II from NIT/Track
driving certificate from VETA or any other
institutions
recognized by the Government and relevant Drivers license.
Experience
Experience of working independently with Research
Institutions or Organizations under field condition will be an
added advantage
Main duties
Driving motor vehicles for the project
and
Up-keeping the log books
responsibilities
Ensuring safe keeping of the vehicle and tool kits
Ensuring cleanliness of the vehicle
Undertaking minor repair of problems detected
Performing other related duties as may be assigned by
the project coordinator.
Salary

As per treasury Registrar's Salary Circular No 1 of 2014