Opportunities at SUMAIT University

The Abdulrahman Al-Sumait University (SUMAIT) is built on the foundation of the former University

College of Education Zanzibar (UCEZ) established in 1998 by a charity organization, Kuwait based, Direct-Aid (DA). In line with her expansion, the University is also restructuring her programs and creating positions to accommodate her current needs.

Therefore, Abdulrahman Al-Sumait University (SUMAIT) wishes to invite applications from suitably qualified and competent Individuals to fill the academic and Administrative vacant posts as follows: –

1. FACULTY OF ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES  Departments: Linguistics and Arabic

  1. Assistant Lecturer /Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Arabic language (One (1) post)
  2. Assistant Lecturer/Lecturer /Senior Lecturer in English Language – Linguistics (Two (2) Posts)

Department: Education

  1. Assistant Lecturer /Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Educational Curriculum and Instruction (One (1) post)

Department: Social Studies

  1. Assistant Lecturer/Lecturer /Senior Lecturer in History (One (1) post) ii. Lecturer /Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in Geography (One (1) post)

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Department: Counselling and Psychology

  1. Lecturer /Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in Counselling Psychology (Two (2) posts)

2. FACULTY OF SCIENCES Department: Natural Sciences

  1. Assistant Lecturer /Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in Information Technologies – IT (Three (3) posts) ii. Assistant Lecturer /Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/ Associate Professor in Physics (One

(1) post). iii. Assistant Lecturer /Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/ Associate Professor in Biology (One

(1) post).

  1. Assistant Lecturer /Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/ Associate Professor in Mathematics (One (1) post).

3.  Department: Natural Sciences

  1. Tutorial Assistant of Physics (One (1) post).
  2. Tutorial Assistant of Mathematics (One (1) post).


1.  Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer

  • Holder of PhD plus a Master’s degree with a GPA of 4.0 or better and Undergraduate Degree with a minimum GPA of 3.5 in the relevant field.
  • A successful candidate must possess experience in college level teaching.
  • Candidates with additional credentials are encouraged to apply.

2.    Assistant Lecturer

  • Holder of master’s degree with a GPA of at least 4.0 and an Undergraduate Degree with a minimum GPA of 3.5 in the relevant field.
  • Prior experience in teaching at university level is an added advantage.

3.       Tutorial Assistant (TA)

    Holder of Undergraduate Degree  with a minimum GPA of 4.0 or 4.5 in the relevant field.

  1. Essential Roles and Responsibilities
  • Teaching responsibilities will include undergraduate courses and supervision of students’ research.
  • Maintaining an active research program that results in publishing in peer-reviewed journals and obtaining external funding for research.
  • Designing/Develop undergraduate and graduate academic programs.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the university.

Mode of Application 

Applicants should submit their applications supported by detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV.), certified copies of their certificates, names and addresses of three non-relative referees who can be contacted for references. Foreign awards should be verified by Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU).


Applicants should apply to the strength of the information given in this advertisement

Certificates from foreign Universities should be verified by the Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU), otherwise, your request will not be considered.

Presentation of forged certificates and other information will necessitate legal actions.

Only shortlisted candidates will be called for interview.

Salary and Remunerations

Abdulrahman Al-Sumait University (SUMAIT) offers attractive salary and remunerations according to the University’s Salary Scales.

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Deadline 24/09/2023

Hand delivered application should reach Abdulrahman Al-Sumait University (SUMAIT), Chukwani Street Zanzibar not later than 3:30hrs on 24 th September 2023. Or you can send your application through Email at: recruitment@sumait.ac.tz

Applications should be addressed to:

Vice Chancellor,
Abdulrahman Al-Sumait University (SUMAIT),
P.O. Box 1933,
Email: recruitment@sumait.ac.tz