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UNIVERSITY OF DAR ES SALAAM

VACANCIES
The University of Dar es Salaam invites applications from suitably qualified
Tanzanians to be considered for immediate employment to fill the following vacant
posts:
1.

(a)

COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES AND
FISHERIES TECHNOLOGIES (CoASFT):
Department of Agricultural Economics and Business
(i) Field: Agricultural and Livestock Production and
Farm Management

1 position
1 position
1 position

-

Lecturer
Assistant Lecturer
Tutorial Assistant

(ii) Field: Agricultural and Livestock Marketing and
Entrepreneurship

2 positions
1 positions

-

Assistant Lecturers
Tutorial Assistant

(iii) Field: Agricultural and Livestock Management
and Policy Analysis

1 position
1 position

-

Senior Lecturer
Lecturer

(iv) Field: Natural Gas and Petroleum Economics

1 position
1 position

-

Lecturer
Assistant Lecturer

(v) Field: Water, Fishery and Aquaculture economics

1 position
1 position

-

Senior Lecturer
Assistant Lecturer

Department of Agricultural Entomology and Apiculture
(i) Field: Bee Biology and Behaviour

1 position

-

Lecturer

(ii) Field: Bee Anatomy and Physiology

1 position
1 Position

-

Lecturer
Tutorial Assistant

1

(iii) Field: Honey Production Technology

1 position
1 position

-

Assistant Lecturer
Tutorial Assistant

(iv) Field: Bee Genetics and Breeding

1 position

-

Assistant Lecturer

(v) Field: Bee Keeping Management

1 position

-

Tutorial Assistant

Department of Agricultural Engineering
(i) Field: Farm Machinery and Mechanization

1 position
1 position
1 position

-

Senior Lecturer
Lecturer
Tutorial Assistant

(ii) Field: Postharvest technology

1 position

-

Lecturer

(iii) Field: Irrigation and Water Resource Engineering

1 position

-

Assistant Lecturer

(iv) Field: Machine Design

1 position

-

Assistant Lecturer

(v) Field: Agronomy

1 position

-

Assistant Lecturer

Department of Food Science and Technology
(i) Field: Food Processing and Preservation

1 position

-

Senior Lecturer

(ii) Field: Food Analysis and Sensory Evaluation

1 position

-

Lecturer

(iii) Field: Food Chemistry

1 position

-

Lecturer

(iv) Field: Functional Foods and Nutraceutical

1 position

-

Assistant Lecturer

(v) Field: Food Additives and Food Toxicology

1 position

-

Assistant Lecturer

(vi) Field: Meat, Poultry and Fish Processing

1 position

-

Assistant Lecturer

(vii) Field: Food Microbiology and Biotechnology

1 position

-

Tutorial Assistant

Department of Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries
(i) Field: Aquaculture Genetics

1 position

-

Assistant Lecturer

2

(ii) Field: Fisheries and Aquaculture Technology

1 position

-

Associate Professor

(iii) Field: Freshwater Ecology
1 position
Lecturer
(iv) Field: Fisheries Technology

1 position

-

Tutorial Assistant

(v) Field: Aquaculture Technology

1 position

-

Tutorial Assistant

COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY (CoET):
Department of Transportation and Geotechnical
Engineering
(i) Field: Geomatics

2 positions
2 positions
3 positions

-

Lecturers
Assistant Lecturers
Tutorial Assistants

(ii)Field: Highway Engineering

2 positions

-

Tutorial Assistants

Department of Structural and Construction Engineering
(i) Field: Quantity Surveying:

3 positions 3 positions -

Assistant Lecturers
Tutorial Assistants

(ii) Field: Architecture:

2 positions
3 positions

-

Assistant Lecturers
Tutorial Assistants

(iii) Field: Bridge Engineering

1 position

-

Senior Lecturer

(iv) Field: Steel Structures

1 position

-

Assistant Lecturer

(v) Field: Masonry and/or Timber Structures

1 position

-

Assistant Lecturer

(vi) Field: Structural Engineering

5 positions

-

Tutorial Assistants

(vii) Field: Construction Technology and Management

1 position

-

Tutorial Assistant

Department of Chemical and Mining Engineering
(i) Field: Petroleum Engineering

3 positions
4 positions

-

Assistant Lecturers
Tutorial Assistants

3

(ii) Field: Mining Engineering

1 position

-

Tutorial Assistant

Department of Mechanical and Industrial
Engineering
(i) Field: Industrial Engineering and Management

1 position
1 position

-

Senior Lecturer
Tutorial Assistant

(ii) Field: Energy Engineering

1 position

-

Assistant Lecturer

(iii) Field: Mechanical/Electromechanical Engineering

5 positions

-

Tutorial Assistants

(iv) Field: Production Engineering

1 position

-

Assistant Lecturer

(v) Field: Textile Engineering or Textile Design and
Technology

1 position

-

Tutorial Assistant

Department of Water Resources Engineering
(i) Field: Environmental or Waste Water
Engineering

1 position
1 position
1 position

-

Senior Lecturer
Assistant Lecturer
Tutorial Assistant

(ii) Field: Water Resources Engineering

1 position
1 position

-

Assistant Lecturer
Tutorial Assistant

Department of Electrical Engineering

(i) Field: Electrical Power Engineering OR Electrical
Engineering

4 positions

-

Tutorial Assistants

(ii) Field: Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering

2 positions

-

Tutorial Assistants

UNIVERSITY OF DAR ES SALAAM SCHOOL OF
SCIENCES:
(i) Field: Physiology
1 position
Professor
1 position
Lecturer
1 position
Assistant Lecturer

HEALTH

4

(ii) Field: Anatomy
1 position
Senior Lecturer
1 position
Tutorial Assistant
(iii) Field: Behaviour Sciences
1 position
Assistant Lecturer
1 position
Tutorial Assistant
(iv) Field: Microbiology/Immunology
1 position
Lecturer
(iv) Field: Parasitology/Entomology
1 position
Lecturer
(iv) Field: Epidemiology/Research Methodology
1 position
Lecturer
(iv) Field: Pathology
1 position
Lecturer
1 position
Tutorial Assistant
(iv) Field: Clinical Pharmacology
1 position
Lecturer
1 position
Tutorial Assistant
INSTITUTE OF MARINE SCIENCES (IMS-ZANZIBAR)
(i) Field: Marine Fisheries

1 position

-

Assistant Lecturer

(ii) Field: Mariculture breeding

1 position

-

Assistant Lecturer

(iii) Field: Chemical Oceanography

1 position

-

Tutorial Assistant

(iv) Field: Marine Engineering

1 position

-

Tutorial Assistant

(v) Field: Marine Geology

1 position

-

Tutorial Assistant

UNIVERSITY OF DAR ES SALAAM SCHOOL OF LAW (UDSM
SoL):
(i) Field: Law Enforcement

6 positions

-

Tutorial Assistants

(ii) Field: Economic Law

1 position

-

Tutorial Assistant
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COLLEGE OF NATURAL AND APPLIED SCIENCES (CoNAS):
Department of Mathematics
(i) Field: Actuarial Sciences

1 position
2 positions

-

Assistant Lecturer
Tutorial Assistants

(ii) Field: Mathematical Analysis

1 position

-

Associate Professor

(iii) Field: Algebra

1 position
1 position

-

Assistant Lecturer
Tutorial Assistant

(iv) Field: Differential Geometry

1 position

-

Assistant Lecturer

Department of Chemistry

(i) Field: Petroleum chemistry

1 position

-

Tutorial Assistant

Department of Physics

(i) Field: Dynamic, Physical or Climatical meteorology

1 position

-

Associate Professor

(ii) Field: Climatology meteorology

1 position

-

Tutorial Assistant

(iii) Field: Synoptic meteorology

1 position

-

Tutorial Assistant

(iv) Field: Environmental Physics

1 position

-

Tutorial Assistant

(v) Field: Electronics

1 position

-

Tutorial Assistant

Department of Zoology and Wildlife Conservation
(i) Field: Developmental Biology/ Embryology

1 position

-

Lecturer

(ii) Field: Entomology

1 position

-

Assistant Lecturer

(iii) Field: Mammology

1 position

-

Assistant Lecturer

(iv) Field: Anatomy and Physiology

1 position

-

Tutorial Assistant

(iv) Field: Animal Taxonomist

1 position

-

Tutorial Assistant
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Department of Geology
(i) Field: Paleontology and Palynology

1 position

-

Tutorial Assistant

(ii) Field: Engineering Geology

1 position

-

Tutorial Assistant

(iii) Field: Structural Geology

1 position

-

Tutorial Assistant

(iv) Field: Hydrothermal Geology

1 position

-

Tutorial Assistant

Department of Molecular Biology and
Biotechnology
(i) Field: Biotechnology

1 position
1 position

-

Assistant Lecturer
Tutorial Assistant

(i) Field: Microbiology

1 position
1 position

-

Assistant Lecturer
Tutorial Assistant

COLLEGE OF SOCIAL SCIENCES (CoSS)
Department of Sociology
(i) Field: Social Work

2 positions
1 position

-

Lecturers
Tutorial Assistant

(ii) Field: Anthropology

1 position
1 position

-

Lecturer
Tutorial Assistant

(iii) Field: Psychology

2 positions
3 positions
1 position

-

Lecturers
Assistant Lecturers
Tutorial Assistant

(iv) Field: Social Theory, Medical Sociology

2 positions

-

Tutorial Assistants

Department of Political Science and
Public Administration
(i) Field: Public Administration

1 position
2 positions

-

Lecturer
Tutorial Assistants

(ii) Field: Political Science

1 position

-

Tutorial Assistant

Department of Economics
(i) Field: Labor Economics, Transport Economics, Public
Finance

1 position
3 positions
5 positions

-

Senior Lecturer
Assistant Lecturers
Tutorial Assistants

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(ii) Field: Agricultural Economics

1 position

-

Assistant Lecturer

Department of Geography

(i) Field: Climatology, Physical Geography, Soil Geography

3 positions
4 positions

-

Assistant Lecturers
Tutorial Assistants

(ii) Field: Human Geography

1 position

-

Tutorial Assistant

Department of Statistics

(i) Field: Actuarial Sciences

1 position
2 positions

-

Assistant Lecturer
Tutorial Assistants

(ii) Field: Statistical theory, time series, multivariate
analysis

1 position
3 positions
2 positions

-

Associate Professor
Assistant Lecturers
Tutorial Assistants

(iii) Field: Experimental design

1 position

-

Tutorial Assistant

INSTITUTE OF RESOURCE ASSESSMENT (IRA)
(i) Field: Social Science (Water Resources)

1 position

-

Professor

(ii) Field: Climate Science (Modelling)

1 position

-

Lecturer

(iii) Field: Physical Geography with climate change expertise

1 position

-

Assistant Lecturer

(iv) Field: Environmental Engineering

1 position

-

Assistant Lecturer

(v) Field: Climate Science

2 positions

-

Assistant Lecturers

(vi) Field: Environmental Economics

1 position

-

(vii) Field: Energy

1 position

-

Assistant Lecturer
Tutorial Assistant

(viii) Field: Ecology

1 position

-

Tutorial Assistant
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INSTITUTE OF KISWAHILI STUDIES (IKS)
Department of Kiswahili Language and Linguistics
(i) Field: Kiswahili Linguistics

1 position

-

Tutorial Assistant

Department of Literature, Communication and
Publishing
(i) Field: Kiswahili Literature

2 positions

-

Tutorial Assistants

DR. WILBERT CHAGULA LIBRARY (LIBRARY)
(i) Field: Library and Information Studies/Science

1 position

-

Associate Professor

(ii) Field: Library and Information Studies or Records
Management and Archive Administration

1 position
3 positions
2 positions

-

Lecturer/Librarian
Assistant Lecturers/Assistant Librarians
Tutorial Assistants

COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES (CoHu)
Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies
(i) Field: Philosophical and Religious issues

1 position
2 positions
1 position

-

Senior Lecturer
Assistant Lecturers
Tutorial Assistant

Department of Fine and Performing Arts
(i) Field: Music OR Graphic/Fashion design OR Film studies

1 position

-

Assistant Lecturer

Department of Archaeology and Heritage
(i) Field: Archaeology

1 position

-

Senior Lecturer

Department of Literature
(i) Field: Literature in English
1 position
Tutorial Assistant

Department of Linguistics and Foreign Languages
(i) Field: Linguistics

1 position

-

Assistant Lecturer

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UNIVERSITY OF DAR ES SALAAM BUSINESS SCHOOL
(UDBS):
Department of Finance

(i) Field: Actuarial Sciences

1 position
2 positions

-

Assistant Lecturer
Tutorial Assistants

(ii) Field: Banking & Financial Services

1 position
1 position

-

Lecturer
Tutorial Assistant

(iii) Field: Corporate Finance

2 positions
1 position

-

Assistant Lecturers
Tutorial Assistant

Department of General Management

(i) Field: Human Resource Management

2 positions
1 position

-

Assistant Lecturers
Tutorial Assistant

(ii) Field: Information Technology or Statistics

1 position

-

Tutorial Assistant

Department of Accounting

(i) Field: Oil and Gas Accounting

1 position

-

Tutorial Assistant

SCHOOL OF JOURNALISM AND MASS COMMUNICATION
(SJMC)
(i) Field: Public Relations and Advertising

2 positions

-

Tutorial Assistants

SCHOOL OF EDUCATION (SoED)
Department of Educational Psychology and
Curriculum Studies
(i) Field: Language Education (Kiswahili)

1 position

-

Assistant Lecturer

(ii) Field: Language Education (French)

1 position

-

Assistant Lecturer

(iii) Field: Science Education (Physics)

1 position

-

Assistant Lecturer

(iv) Field: Science Education (Chemistry)

1 position

-

Assistant Lecturer

(v) Field: Science Education (Mathematics, Physics and
Chemistry)

2 positions

-

Tutorial Assistants

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(vi) Field: ICT in Education

1 position
1 position

-

Assistant Lecturer
Tutorial Assistant

(vii) Field: Language Education (English, French, Kiswahili
and Literature)

2 positions

-

Tutorial Assistants

(viii) Field: Early Childhood Education

1 position

-

Tutorial Assistant

COLLEGE OF INFORMATION
TECHNOLOGIES (CoICT)

AND

COMMUNICATION

Department of Computer Science and Engineering
(i) Field: Computer Science / Computer Engineering

1 position
3 positions

-

Tutorial Assistant
Tutorial Assistants

Department of Electronics and Telecommunication
Engineering
(i) Field: Electronics and Telecommunication
Engineering

1 position
3 positions

-

Assistant Lecturer
Tutorial Assistants

INSTITUTE OF DEVELOPMENT STUDIES (IDS)
(i) Field: Economics

2 positions

-

Assistant Lecturers

(ii) Field: Political Science

2 positions

-

(iii) Field: Law

1 position

-

Tutorial Assistants
Tutorial Assistant

(iv) Field: Sociology

2 positions

-

(v) Field: History

1 position

-

Tutorial Assistants
Tutorial Assistant

CENTRE FOR COMMUNICATION STUDIES (CCS)
(i) Field: Language and Linguistics

2 positions
2 positions

-

Assistant Lecturers
Tutorial Assistants

(ii) Field: Publishing and Mass Communication

2 positions

-

Tutorial Assistants

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(b)

Qualifications and Experience:
Applicants for:
Professor /Associate Professor must have a PhD, six points from
publications since last promotion and a minimum of three years since
last promotion.
Senior Lecturer must possess a PhD, four points from publications
and a minimum of three years since last promotion.
Lecturer must possess PhD.
Assistant Lecturer must possess a minimum GPA of 4.0 or a B+
average at Master’s degree level and an undergraduate degree with an
overall GPA of 3.8 or higher. They must be potentially good
academically.
Tutorial Assistant must possess a Bachelor degree with a minimum
GPA of 3.8.

(c) Main Duties For;
Tutorial Assistants:
(i)

Under-studies senior members of academic staff by attending their
lectures, seminars, tutorials and practicals;

(ii)

Carries out seminars, tutorials and practicals;

(iii)

Assists in research, consultancy and public service;

(iv)

Performs any other relevant duties assigned by one’s superior; and

(v)

Undergoes postgraduate training for the master’s degree.

Assistant Lecturers:

(i)

Carries out lectures, seminars, tutorials and practicals for
undergraduate programmes;

(ii)

Sets, invigilates and marks undergraduate examinations;

(iii) Assists senior staff in lectures, seminars, tutorials, and practicals for
postgraduate programmes;
(iv) Supervises projects and practical training for undergraduate
students;
(v)

Conducts research and publishes results;

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(vi) Carries out consultancy and public service;
(vii) Undergoes postgraduate training to PhD level;
(viii) Participates in relevant workshops and conferences; and
(ix) Performs any other relevant duties assigned by one’s superior.
Lecturers:
(i)

Carries out lectures, seminars, tutorials and practicals for both
undergraduate and postgraduate programmes;

(ii)

Sets, invigilates and marks undergraduate and postgraduate
examinations;

(iii) Guides junior staff in lecturing and conducting seminars, tutorials;
(iv) Supervises field work of both undergraduate and postgraduate
students;
(v)

Conducts research and publishes results;

(vi) Carries out consultancy and public service;
(vii) Writes teaching materials, e.g., manuals;
(viii) Participates in the development of programmes and projects;
(ix) Organizes and participates in relevant workshops and conferences;
and
(x)

Performs any other relevant duties assigned by one’s superior.

Senior Lecturer:
As for Lecturers above with added responsibilities.
Associate Professor:
(i)

Carries out lectures, seminars, tutorials and practicals for both
undergraduate and postgraduate programmes;

(ii)

Guides junior staff in lecturing and conducting seminars, tutorials;

(iii) Supervises undergraduate and postgraduate students;
(iv) Conducts research and publishes results;
(v)

Carries out consultancy and public service;

(vi) Writes teaching materials e.g. manuals;
(vii) Participates in the development of new programmes and projects;
(viii) Organizes and participates in relevant workshops and conferences;
(ix) Participates in University administration and leadership;
(x)

Participates in development of research and resource centres; and

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(xi) Performs any other relevant duties assigned by one’s superior.
Professor:
As for Associate Professor above but will be required to prepare and
present Inaugural Lectures.

2.

TERMS OF SERVICE:
Permanent and Pensionable.

3.

REMUNERATION
Attractive package will be offered to the right candidate commensurate with
his/her qualifications and experience.

4.

MODE OF APPLICATION
Interested candidates should apply in confidence to the undersigned
enclosing:(i)
Detailed CV.
(ii)
Photocopy of relevant certificates and transcripts.
(iii) Names and Addresses of two referees.
(iv) Mode of communication, e.g., Telephone, fax, email, etc.
Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic),
University of Dar es Salaam,
P.O. Box 35091,
DAR ES SALAAM.
NOTE:
(i)
Applicants currently employed in the Public Service should channel their
application letters through their respective employers.
(ii)
(iii)

5.

Candidates should indicate Departments/Disciplines for which they
apply.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.

DEADLINE
Two weeks from the date of first appearance of this advertisement.
31st July, 2015

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