University of Zululand: Senior Laboratory Assistant


The main purpose of this position is to provide laboratory support for Students, Lecturers and Researchers in the department.

Desired Experience & Qualification

Minimum Requirements:

  • B Sc Honours – preferably in Material Science
  • 3 to 5 years’ experience in Physics laboratory equipment for mechanics and electricity, teaching and demonstration, research and field work



  • Higher Education Act
  • Research methodology
  • Teaching and Learning standards
  • Health and Safety



  • Good Communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good laboratory organizer
  • Good time management and in research



  • Work under pressure
  • Customer focused
  • Deadline driven
  • Multitasking
  • Attention to detail
  • Team player


Summary of Duties:

  • Teaching and Learning
  • Administration
  • Research
  • Community engagement


CLOSING DATE: 01 November 2020

Package & Remuneration

Medical Aid, Pension Fund, Group Life, Housing Allowance, Study Benefits, etc