Postgraduate Research Studentship


Capacity Building and Establishment of a Research Consortium in Nanomaterials for Clean Energy Technologies

Postgraduate Research Studentship

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for Postgraduate Research Studentships to work at the University of Jaffna under the general theme of Nanomaterials for Clean Energy and Health Applications.

Selected candidates should register and work full time for an MPhil degree at the university, doing Modelling and Simulation studies on Nanomaterial for Clean Energy / Health Applications, preparing progress reports and research publications and assisting the research supervisors in all activities related to the project.

Required Qualifications and experience:
a) BSc special degree in Physics / Chemistry / Engineering with minimum GPA 3.0.
b) BSc General Degree with Physics / Chemistry as a subject and MSc degree in Physics / Chemistry / Materials Science.

Preference will be given to those who have a strong theoretical background in Material science (Physics/Chemistry) and experience in handling a material simulation software.

Candidates who are awaiting the results of the final special degree examinations in Physics / Chemistry / Materials Science. with current GPA not less than 3.00 may also apply provided they can submit a certificate/letter from the Registrar certifying the current GPA.

Age: Below 35 years of age by the closing date of the application.

Remuneration: Rs.50,000/- per month (fixed)

The period of appointment would be 24 months. On the satisfactory performance of the candidates, a scholarship to work in the laboratories of Western Norway University of Applied Sciences, Norway for up to nine months will be provided.

Application Form [ Doc ]

The prescribed application form can be downloaded from The completed applications along with CV should reach the address given below on or before December 02, 2019 . Please write ‘Application for Postgraduate Research Studentships under HRNCET Project’ at the top left-hand corner of the envelope. Shortlisted applicants will be called for interviews by the end of first week of December 2019.

A soft-copy of the application and CV should also be emailed to with the subject as “Application for Postgraduate Research Studentships under HRNCET Project” on or before December 02, 2019.

Coordinator / HRNCET & CBERC Projects
Clean Energy Research Laboratory
Department of Physics, University of Jaffna, Jaffna