CHEMISTRY DEPARTMENT
Department of Chemistry is one of the four (4) departments in the Faculty of Natural and Applied Sciences at St. John’s University of Tanzania in Dodoma. The Department of Chemistry is a large and successful department with an excellent reputation for teaching and research. The department offers flexible modular structure courses built on core and optional chemistry courses in physical chemistry, analytical chemistry, organic chemistry and inorganic chemistry. Other areas of contemporary importance in chemistry offered are environmental chemistry, green chemistry, medicinal chemistry, quantum chemistry, biochemistry as well as other optional courses in chemistry. The department offers these courses across the Faculty to all undergraduates taking chemistry and other subjects from other departments in Semester 1 and Semester 2 for each academic year.
Currently the Department has eleven (11) full-time members of academic staff including PhD and MSc holders as well as qualified and skilled laboratory technicians who administer practical work to over 600 undergraduate students who are currently available in chemistry department.
The department has a coherent laboratory, which provides an excellent environment for teaching, practical and research. The Department pride on teaching delivered at an acceptable standard focusing on lectures, small group teaching, with tutorial and seminars.

MEMBERS OF STAFF IN CHEMISTRY DEPARTMENT

gomezulu Dr. Edwin Gomezulu (PhD)
Job Title: Lecturer, Head of Chemistry Department
Qualifications: BSc. Ed (UDSM). MSc-Env Mgt (UDSM) and PhD (Natural Resource Assessment and Mgt – UDSM). Professional Profile: Edwin Gomezulu started his carrier as a secondary school teacher. He taught Mathematics and Chemistry in Secondary Schools. He joined St John’s University of Tanzania as an Assistant Lecturer.
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Dr. Joseph W. Kyobe (PhD)
Job Title: Lecturer
Qualifications: Dip. Ed (Mkwawa College of Education), BSc. Ed (UDSM), MSc-Chemistry (UDSM) and PhD (Green Chemistry and Nanotechnology- UDSM). He also has Grade Test Grade II Certificate in Masonry (Civil Engineering) from by then known as Moshi Technical School.
Professional Profile: He started his carrier as a secondary school teacher in 1987 teaching in secondary Schools. He taught Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. He joined St John’s University of Tanzania as an Assistant Lecturer in September, 2007.
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  Dr. Daniel M Shadrack (PhD)
Job Title: Lecturer at SJUT.
Qualifications:Daniel completed his PhD studies in Computational Biophysics/Biophysical chemistry jointly at the Nelson Mandela African Institution of Science and Technology (NM-AIST), Tanzania and the International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Italy. His basic training is on chemistry, he received his Bachelor degree in Chemistry with Education (B.Sc Ed Chemistry/Biology) at St. John’s University of Tanzania and his Masters in Chemistry (M.Sc Chemistry) at the University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
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  Paul Seleman MABALA
Job Title. Laboratory Scientist (Chemistry)
Qualifications:BSc Biotechnology and Laboratory Science (SUA).
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parmena Dominic P. Summary
Job Title. Assistant Lecturer
BScE;MSc Chemistry (UDSM)(PhD in progress),
sengasu  Joseph W. Sengasu
Job Title. Assistant Lecturer
BScEd Chemistry/Biology (UDSM); MSc Chem (UDSM) (PhD in progress),
  Clarence Rubaka
Job Title. Assistant Lecturer
DipEd Chemistry/Biology; BScEd (SJUT), MSc (NM-AIST) (PhD in progress),
  Albin Lyimo
Job Title. Assistant Lecturer
BSc Chemistry/Biology; MSc Chemistry;(UDSM) (MSc),
  Baraka Mazengo
Job Title. Tutorial AssistantAss
B.Sc Biochemistry- SUA,
  Petro R. Mumbee
Job Title.Lab Technician
  Paulina Mwita
Job Title.Lab technician