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Assistant Journalist Job Vacancy at MUST Tanzania

Mbeya University of Science and Technology (MUST) is a result of the transformation of the Mbeya Institute of Science and Technology (MIST) through the Universities Act No.7 (2005) and Charter of Mbeya University of Science and Technology, 2013 with the aim of becoming the leading centre of excellence for knowledge, skills and applied education in science and technology.

The University is currently seeking qualified candidates who are willing to work under contract terms with Mbeya University of Science and Technology Main Campus in the vacant positions that exist in Academic and Administrative departments as follows:


A candidate with Form IV or Form VI with Passes in English, Kiswahili or any Foreign Language with 2 years Diploma in Journalism, Mass Communication or its equivalent from a recognized institution. Must have knowledge in graphics, photographing, photo-editing,
video shooting. Computer skills are essential.

Duties and Responsibilities

i. Gather news and write features;
ii. Translates news stories,
1iii.Write news stories, features and editorials;
iv.Provide support in writing scripts and in producing radio and/or TV programmes;
v.Anchor news bulletins; and
vi.Performs any other related duties as may be assigned by Supervisors.

Salary Scale: PGSS 4/1


i. All applicants must be Citizens of Tanzania in the Public Service;
ii. Applicants must attach an up-to-date Curriculum Vitae (CV) with reliable contacts; postal address/post code, email and telephone numbers;
iii. Applicants should apply on the strength of the information given in this advertisement;
iv. Applicants must attach copies of the following certificates;
v. Postgraduate/Degree/Advanced Diploma/Diploma Certificates;
vi. Postgraduate/Degree/Advanced Diploma/Diploma transcripts;
vii. Form IV and Form VI National Examination Certificates;Birth Certificates;
viii. Applicants should indicate three reputable referees with their reliable contacts; Certificates from Foreign Universities should be verified by TCU;
ix. Applicants with special needs/case (disability) are advised to indicate so; Women are encouraged to apply;


A signed application letter should be written in English and addressed to the:

  • Vice Chancellor,
  • Mbeya University of Science and Technology,
  • P.O. Box 131,
  • Mbeya;

Only shortlisted candidates will be informed on a date for interview; Presentation of forged certificates and other information will necessitate legal action; and

Deadline for application is 9 th January, 2022.

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