Vacancies – Faculty of Engineering



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

  • Senior Professor/Professor of Computer Engineering/ Electrical and Electronic Engineering/ Civil Engineering/ Mechanical & Process Engineering
  • Senior Lecturer Grade I / Senior Lecturer Grade II/Lecturer (Unconfirmed)/ Lecturer (Probationary) in  Civil Engineering/Computer Engineering/ Electrical and Electronic Engineering/ *Mechanical Engineering/ **Engineering Mathematics

*For the position in Mechanical Engineering priority will be given to those have graduated in Mechanical Engineering with sound knowledge and skills in Machine design, Thermodynamics, Compressive Fluid mechanics, Automobile engineering, Control system Engineering and Mechatronics. However, those who have specialized in Manufacturing and process engineering, Energy system Engineering and Material science & Engineering will be considered if there will not be enough applicants from the priority list of specialization.

**For the positions in Engineering Mathematics, special consideration will be given to those who are holding first degree in Engineering and have specialized or willing to specialize in Engineering Mathematics.

Special Note: After processing the applications, appointments will be made in concurrence with UGC and the Treasury.



Posts 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 I I 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:
    • Academic allowance
      Senior Professor   – 167%
      Professor    – 162%
      Senior Lecturer Gr.I/Gr.II  – 151%
      Lecturer (Unconfirmed)   – 131%
      Lecturer (Probationary)    – 115%
    • Research allowance – 35% (Payable to the Academic Staff based on the research activity)
    • Additional monthly allowance – 20%
  • Cost of living allowance of Rs.7,800/-p.m.
  • Monthly allowance of Rs.5,000/-

Statutory benefits:

  • Sabbatical leave entitlement for the holder of the Post of Senior Lecturer Gr.II and above
  • 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   – 25.05.2023
  • Other posts    – 25.04.2023


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 in favour of University of Jaffna Collection Account No: 970000090000387 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 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.

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