Post of Research Assistant (On contract)

Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Science, University of Jaffna
(Development of a mobile-based dengue monitoring and warning system)

Applications are invited from suitable candidates for the post of Research Assistant (On contract) at the Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Science, University of Jaffna, with an opportunity to register for a postgraduate research degree.

Expected Technical Skills: Web development technologies, mobile application development
technologies (USSD, Android, and LBS), machine learning techniques, and development
knowledge in GIS

Stipend: Rs. 480,000 per annum + Tuition fees for the postgraduate studies

Please apply with a copy of your curriculum vitae. Include names of at least TWO non-related referees.
Application should be sent to:

Prof. S.N. Surendran
Project Leader (RPHS/2016/D02),
Department of Zoology,
Faculty of Science,
University of Jaffna,

Please write ‘Application for RA/RPHS/NSF Post’ at the top left-hand corner of the envelope. A soft-copy also could be emailed to: with subject as “Application for RA/RPHS/NSF Post”.

Required qualifications:

  • A Four year Bachelors Degree in the field of Computer Science obtained from a UGC recognized University.
  • Prior experience in Industrial Software Development would be an added advantage.

Closing Date: 30 September 2017

Dr.A. Ramanan,
Head, Department of Computer Science.