Vacancies – Faculty of Medicine & Allied Health Sciences – extended closing date

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/ Forensic Medicine/ Pharmacology/ Medicine/ Psychiatry/ Obstetrics & Gynaecology/ Paediatrics / Surgery

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

Note 1:

  1. Applications for the above posts will be entertained from the candidates with MBBS degree as their first degree
  2. For the Posts of Senior Lecturer Grade I / Senior Lecturer Grade II/ Lecturer (Probationary), preference will be given to those who have/are doing/are willing to do the post graduate degree as given below against the subject:

a. Anatomy – MD in Surgery/Radiology

b. Biochemistry – MD in General Medicine/Chemical Pathology or Postgraduate Degree in Clinical Genetics

c. Physiology – MD in General Medicine/Anaesthesiology/Paediatrics/Surgery/Obstetrics & Gynaecolgy/ Emergency Medicine

d. Community & Family Medicine – MD in Community Medicine/Family Medicine

e. Pathology – MD in Haematology/Histopathology

f. Microbiology – MD in Clinical Microbiology/Medical Microbiology

g. Forensic Medicine – MD in Forensic Medicine

h. Pharmacology – MD in Clinical Pharmacology/General Medicine/ Paediatrics/Anaesthesiology or Ph.D in Pharmacology/Clinical Pharmacology

h. Nuclear Medicine – MD in Radiology

i. Medicine – MD in Gastroenterology/Nephrology

j. Psychiatry – MD in Psychiatry

k. Obstetrics & Gynaecology – MD in Obstetrics & Gynaecology

l. Paediatrics – MD in Neonatology/Paediatric Neurology

m. Surgery – MD in Anaesthesiology


  1. Temporary Research Assistant in Community & Family Medicine/Surgery
  2. Temporary Scientific Assistant in Microbiology/Parasitology




  1. Senior Lecturer Grade I / Senior Lecturer Grade II/ Lecturer (Probationary) in Nursing/ Pharmacy/ Medical Laboratory Sciences

Note 2:

Applications for the above posts will be entertained from the candidates who have the degree as given below against the subject as their first degree:

a. Nursing – B.Sc in Nursing

b. Pharmacy – B.Pharmacy

c. Medical Laboratory Sciences – B.Sc in Medical Laboratory Sciences


Post                                                       Salary scale

Senior Professor                                  Rs.128870- 11×2740 – 159010/-p.m

Professor                                              Rs.108490 – 13×2520 – 141250/-p.m

Senior Lecturer Gr.I                           Rs.87415 – 7×2020– 101555/-p.m

Senior Lecturer Gr.II                         Rs.76275 – 11×1520– 92995/-p.m

Lecturer (Probationary)                      Rs.53235 – 10×1240 – 65635/-p.m

Temporary Research Assistant          Rs.40,324/-(fixed) p.m

Temporary Scientific Assistant         Rs.38,628/-(fixed) p.m



The above salary scales are fully operative w.e.f 01.01.2020 and the placement of salary applicable to the posts for the years 2019 & 2020 will be made in accordance with the University Grants Commission Circular No.17/2016 dated 05.12.2016.

In addition to the above salary,

  1. The following allowances will be paid in the percentage of the basic salary to the financial value existed as at 31.12.2015 for all permanent posts:

a. Academic allowance

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

b. Additional monthly allowance – 20% of the basic salary

c. Research allowance – 35% (based on the research activity)

d. Cost of living allowance of Rs.7,800/-p.m.

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           – 06.07.2018

 Other posts                                     – 20.06.2018  – extended upto 06.07.2018

Applications and other documents for the Post of Senior Professor/Professor shall be sent to the Vice-Chancellor with a covering letter.  Applications for the other posts shall be sent to the Deputy Registrar/Academic Establishments, University of Jaffna, Sri Lanka with the certified photocopies of the educational & professional qualifications (with statement of the Degrees and service certificates.)

Application forms and other details can be downloaded below:

Those who wish to send the application forms downloaded from the University website should accompany 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.

 Application forms and other details may be obtained from the office of the Deputy Registrar, Academic Establishments, University of Jaffna, Sri Lanka, on a payment of Rs.100/- per application form. Those who wish to obtain application forms by post are requested to send a self – addressed stamped envelope 23×10 c.m. in size along with the paid Bank Slip to the above address.

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.

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.

Illegible & incomplete applications, and applications received by the University after the closing date will be rejected without intimation. Only short- listed applicants will be called for an interview.