Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced persons for the following posts:

*NB: Midlands State University is an equal opportunities employer. In the interest of promoting gender parity, female candidates are encouraged to apply.


Department of Food Science and Nutrition

Post: Technician / Senior Technician / Chief Technician (1post)


At least a National Diploma in Food Science or related field is a must.
Bachelor of Technology in Food Science will be an added advantage.
Working experience in a food laboratory environment a must.

Duties and Responsibilities

Preparation and conducting practical’s for undergraduate and postgraduate students.
Calibration and maintenance of laboratory equipment.
Maintenance of food microbiology laboratory.
Maintenance of food analysis laboratory.
Managing inventory.
Assisting in research.


Applicants must submit six sets of applications, certified copies of certificates and transcripts and Curriculum Vitae giving full personal particulars including full name, place and date, qualifications, experience, present salary, date of availability, contact details, names and e-mail addresses of three referees addressed to:

The Deputy Registrar (Human Resources)

Midlands State University

P Bag 9055

Closing date for applications is 10 January 2020. Note that only short-listed candidates will be communicated to.