2 Lecturer Job Vacancy at the University of SUMAIT

Lecturer Job Vacancy at the University of SUMAIT

Lecturer Job Vacancy at the University of SUMAIT

The Abdulrahman Al-Sumait University (SUMAIT) was 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 this expansion, the University is also restructuring its programs and creating positions to accommodate the current needs.

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

Job title:  Senior Lecturer/Lecturer/Assistant Lecturer (History) – (1 post)

Duty station:   SUMAIT  Reporting to Dean of Faculty of Social Sciences 

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  • A doctorate (Ph.D.) in History or a closely related field is required. A successful candidate must possess experience in college-level teaching. Candidates with additional credentials are especially invited to apply.
  • NB: In special circumstances, a master’s degree in History or related field with a GPA not less than 4 out of 5 or equivalent in the same discipline may be considered provided the candidate has a Bachelor’s Degree in History or related fields with a CGPA of at least 3.5/5 or equivalent and may be considered on contract basis.
  • Experience in teaching at the university level is an added advantage.

The successful candidate will be expected to:-

  • To carry out lectures, conduct tutorials, seminars, and practicals for undergraduate programs; 
  • Supervise undergraduate projects and may be assigned to supervise graduate dissertations;
  • To recognize students having difficulties, intervene and provide help and support;
  • To assist in research, consultancy, and outreach activities
  • Carry out any other responsibilities assigned by the Head of the Department.
  • Provide service to the Department, College, University, and profession
  • Supervise practicum and internships.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the university

Senior Lecturer/ Lecturer/Assistant Lecturer (Islamic Shari’ah and Jurisprudence) (1 Post)


  • Bachelor’s degree with a GPA of 3.5 or better on a scale of 5 in Sharia and Islamic Jurisprudence or closely related areas, and 
  • Master’s degree in Sharia and Islamic Jurisprudence with a GPA of 4 or better out of 5, and 
  • PhD in Shariah and Islamic Jurisprudence.
  • Fluency in Arabic and English Language (Writing and Speaking)
  • Experience in teaching at the university level is an added advantage. 
  • Placement will depend on the results of an internal evaluation that will consider all relevant qualities including scholarly record, teaching effectiveness, and record of service.
  • Any other duties may be assigned by the university.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • To teach Islamic Culture Course in English to Undergraduate students.
  • To conduct seminars and tutorials.
  • To do research and publish in the areas of specialization 
  • To teach graduate courses in Shariah and Islamic Jurisprudence

2 Lecturer Job Vacancy at the University of SUMAIT

Mode of Application

Applicants should submit their applications supported by detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV.), certified copies of their certificates, and 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).


  1. Applicants  should apply the strength of  the information given in this advertisement 
  2. Certificates from foreign Universities should be verified by the Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU), otherwise, your request will not be considered.
  3. Presentation of forged certificates and other information will necessitate legal actions. 
  4. Only shortlisted candidates will be called for an interview.

Salary and Remunerations

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

Deadline 15/06/2022

The hand-delivered application should reach Abdulrahman Al-Sumait University (SUMAIT), Chukwani Street Zanzibar no later than 3:30hrs on 15th June 2022. Or you can send your application through Email at:recruitment@sumait.ac.tz

Applications should be addressed to:

Abdulrahman Al-Sumait University (SUMAIT)University,

P.O. Box 1933, Zanzibar.
Email: recruitment@sumait.ac.tz

Website https://sumait.ac.tz/

Shortlisted firms SHALL be contacted.

Abdulrahman Al-Sumait University is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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