Vacancies – Academic Post – Faculty of Science



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


  • Senior Professor/ Professor of Computer Science/Chemistry/Mathematics and Statistics/ Physics/ Botany
  • Senior Lecturer Grade I / Senior Lecturer Grade II /Lecturer (Unconfirmed) /Lecturer (Probationary) in Chemistry/Physics/Fisheries/Mathematics/ Statistics/**Computer Science

Note 1: **- Preference will be given

  • To the Candidates those who obtained special degree in Computer Science/ Computer Engineering / Information Systems/ Software Engineering from a Higher Education Institution recognized by the UGC.
  • To those who have strong background /experience in Pure Mathematics/Statistics/Bioinformatics /Cyber Security/Internet of Things


Post Salary Scales
Senior Professor Rs.139,175 – 11 x 2,925- 171,350/-p.m
Professor Rs.117,350-13 x 2,700-152,450/-p.m
Senior Lecturer Grade I Rs.91,310-7 x 2,170-106,500/-p.m
Senior Lecturer Grade II Rs.79,360-11 x 1,630-97,290/-p.m
Lecturer (Unconfirmed) Rs.69,580-5 x 1,630-77,730/-p.m
Lecturer (Probationary) Rs.54,600-10 x 1,335-67,950/-p.m

In addition to the above salary,

The following allowances will be paid as the percentage of the basic salary:
i) Academic allowance

  • Senior Professor – 167%
  • Professor – 162%
  • Senior Lecturer Gr.I/Gr.II – 151%
  • Lecturer (Unconfirmed) – 131%
  • Lecturer (Probationary) – 115%

ii) Research allowance – 35% (Payable to the Academic Staff based on the research activity)
iii) Additional monthly allowance – 20%
iv) Cost of living allowance of Rs.7,800/-p.m.

Statutory benefits:

  • Sabbatical leave entitlement as per the existing UGC Circulars
  • Membership in Universities Provident Fund and Pension Scheme in the University system
  • Gratuity payments
  • Employees’ Trust Fund benefits
  • Free Medical Services


Closing date:

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

  • Post of Senior Professor/Professor – 05.04.2021
  • Other posts – 03.03.2021

Application forms and other details will be available here. 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 the 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.