Vacancies – Academic Post – Faculty of Medicine



University of Jaffna will entertain applications from qualified persons for the under mentioned posts.

1. Senior Professor/Professor of
Anatomy/ Physiology/ Community & Family Medicine/ Pathology/ Microbiology/Parasitology/ Forensic Medicine/ Pharmacology/ Medicine/ Psychiatry/ Obstetrics & Gynaecology/ Paediatrics / Surgery

2. Senior Lecturer Grade I / Senior Lecturer Grade II / Lecturer (Unconfirmed) / Lecturer
(Probationary) in Anatomy/ Biochemistry/ Physiology/ Community & Family Medicine/ Pathology/ Microbiology/ Parasitology/ Forensic Medicine /Pharmacology/ Nuclear Medicine / Psychiatry/ Obstetrics &Gynaecology/ Paediatrics/ Surgery/ Medical Education

Note 1:

  • Applications for the above posts will be entertained from the candidates with MBBS degree as their first degree
  • Applications from candidates with BDS/BVSc degree can also be considered for the posts in Biochemistry, if there is no applicant with MBBS degree
  • For the Posts of Senior Lecturer Grade I / Senior Lecturer Grade II/ Lecturer (Unconfirmed)/ Lecturer (Probationary),preference will be given to those who either have or are doing the postgraduate degree as given below against the subject:
i. Anatomy a) MD in Surgery/ Surgery with sub specialty/ Radiology
b) M.Phil/M.Sc./Ph.D in Anatomy
ii. Biochemistry a) MD in General Medicine/Chemical Pathology/ Genetics/Clinical Genetics/ Nutrition /Clinical Nutrition
b) M.Phil/M.Sc./Ph.D in Biochemistry
iii. Physiology a) MD in General Medicine/ Anaesthesiology/Endocrinology/ Paediatrics/ Obstetrics & Gynaecolgy/ Surgery
b) M.Phil/M.Sc./Ph.D in Physiology
iv. Community & Family Medicine MD in Community Medicine/Family Medicine./Public Health
Ph.D in Community Medicine/ Family Medicine
v. Pathology MD in Haematology/Histopathology
vi. Microbiology MD in Clinical Microbiology/Medical Microbiology/ Immunology
vii. Parasitology MD in Parasitology
viii. Forensic Medicine MD in Forensic Medicine
ix. Pharmacology a) MD in Clinical Pharmacology/ General Medicine/ Paediatrics/ Anesthesiology
b) Ph.D in Pharmacology/Clinical Pharmacology
x. Nuclear Medicine MD in Radiology
Ph.D in Nuclear Medicine
xi. Psychiatry MD in Psychiatry/Psychiatry with sub specialty (Child Psychiatry/Geriatric Psychiatry/ Addiction Psychiatry)
xii. Obstetrics & Gynaecology MD in Obstetrics &Gynaecology with Subspecialty training in Gynaecological Oncology
xiii. Paediatrics MD in Paediatrics/ Paediatrics with sub specialty (Neonatology/ Neurology)
xiv. Surgery MD in Orthopaedic Surgery/Radiology/Anesthesiology
xv. Medical Education a) MD in Medical Education
b) Ph.D in Medical Education

The above academic posts carry very attractive remunerations and other benefits.

Those who wish to apply are strongly advised to visit our University Website for all the relevant details.


Closing Date

Applications should reach us on or before the date given below:

  • Post of Senior Professor/Professor – 29.01.2021
  • Other posts – 31.12.2020

Application forms and other details will be available in the University website

Applicants are requested to send the prescribed application form downloaded from the University website with the paid Bank Slip for the deposit of a sum of Rs.100/- credited to the Peoples Bank Account No: 162-1-001-6-0000880 of Bursar, University of Jaffna.

The candidates who apply for more than one post should submit separate application along with separate Bank slip. The post applied for should be marked on the top left hand corner of the envelope.

Perfected applications and self evaluation with supportive documents for the Post of Senior Professor/Professor shall be sent to the Vice-Chancellor, University of Jaffna, Sri Lanka as required by the University Grants Commission Circulars No. 5/2015, 5/2015 (i) (for Senior Professor), University Grants Commission Circulars 916, 4/2014 and Establishments Circular No. 4/2010 (for Professor), (see Circular) with a covering letter.

Perfected applications for the other posts shall be sent to the Deputy Registrar/Academic Establishments, University of Jaffna, Sri Lanka under registered post with the photocopies of statement of the Degrees and Service certificates. Submission of Applications will not be entertained in person.

Applicants from the University System/Government Departments /Corporations and Statutory Board should channel their applications through the Head of respective Institutions, but may send an advance copy in the first instance. However, no such applicant will be considered for interview, if the application channeled through the Head of the Department is not received.

Applications and referees reports should be in the relevant format. Incomplete and Illegible applications and applications received after the closing date will be rejected without intimation. Only short- listed applicants will be called for an interview.