Chemical Engineering Laboratory Technologist at American University of Nigeria


The American University of Nigeria is a private university in Yola, Nigeria. It offers an American-style liberal arts higher education at undergraduate, graduate, and professional levels

Job Title: Chemical Engineering Laboratory Technologist

Location: Yola, Adamawa
Department: Engineering


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Summary of Position

  • The Laboratory Technologist works to ensure the efficient running of the Chemical Engineering laboratories to meet the teaching and learning objectives of the School of Engineering.
  • S/he will work under the supervision of the faculty and will collaborate with them to ensure that Laboratory courses are effectively taught.
  • S/he will physically manage the laboratories, ensure the securities of the equipment and supplies.
  • S/he is responsible for preparing the Lab manuals and shall guide the students to carry out their lab tasks safely and successfully.
  • S/he will ensure that all the safety rules are adhered to by the students and shall be responsible for the proper inventory of all the facilities in the Lab.

 Detailed Listing of Responsibilities

  • Responsible for preparing the laboratory manuals and shall guide the students to carry out their laboratory tasks and in the operation of the equipment accordingly.
  • Responsible for the proper inventory of all the facilities in the laboratories and keeping records with accuracy and responsibility.
  • Organize and store all chemicals substances, fluids and compressed gases according to safety instructions
  • Maintain equipment and assist in ordering laboratory supplies
  • Ensure that all safety guidelines are followed strictly at all times and maintain a clean and orderly environment

Position Requirements

  • B.Sc / BEng or HND in Chemical Engineering, or Chemistry or related courses, a Master’s degree will be an added advantage
  • Previous experience working as a Technologist in a Chemical Engineering, Biochemical Engineering or Chemistry Laboratory.
  • Good working knowledge of Chemical Engineering laboratory equipment such as heat exchangers, distillation column, gas absorber, gas analyzer, reactors (CSTR, laminar flow reactor etc.), dryers, demonstration control system, Flowmeter demonstration apparatus, laminar and turbulent flow measurement equipment, temperature measurement and calibration apparatus etc.
  • Good working knowledge of Matlab Aspen Hysis and other simulation software
  • Good working knowledge of computers and statistics
  • Excellent people skills and communication skills.
  • Maintain confidentiality of privileged information

Other desirable conditions:

  • Experience working in a university setting with faculty, students, and staff.

Description of Benefits
Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience and job classification as approved by the University.

Deadline: Nov 29, 2021

How to Apply: Interested and qualified candidates shouldsubmit their Resumes, Cover Letters, and References on a single file in a Word Document or PDF format to: [email protected] using the position being applied for as the subject of the mail.


  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • AUN is an equal opportunity employer and strives to provide a culturally diverse workforce; we do not discriminate in employment based on race, creed, color, nationality, origin, age, sex, religion, and marital status. For information on AUN, visit our Web site at:


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