Vacancies – Temporary Assistant Lecturer / Demonstrator / Instructor / Research Assistant – Faculty of Science


University of Jaffna will entertain applications to reach us on or before 10.10.2023 from qualified Sri Lankan Nationals for the under mentioned Temporary posts.

  • Temporary Assistant Lecturer / Temporary Demonstrator in Botany / Chemistry/ Physics / Zoology / Fisheries
  • Temporary Assistant Lecturer /Temporary Instructor in Mathematics / Statistics / Computer Science
  • Temporary Instructor in Computing
  • Temporary Research Assistant in Chemistry / Zoology

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • A Degree with specialization in the relevant subject with First Class or Second Class (Upper Division) Honours;
  • A Degree with specialization in the relevant subject with Second Class (Lower Division) Honours;
  •  (a) A Degree with specialization in the relevant subject without Honours or any other degree with at least Second Class Honours,
    (b) a recognized postgraduate degree in the relevant subject

Note: Candidates who are awaiting the results of the final degree examinations may also apply for the post of Temporary Demonstrator/ Temporary Instructor.


  • Temp. Demonstrator/ Temp. Instructor  – Rs. 40, 920/- p.m (Fixed)
  • Temp. Assistant Lecturer/ Temp. Research Assistant – Rs. 49,860/- p.m (Fixed)

In addition to the above salary, the allowances approved by University Grants Commission applicable to the posts will also be paid.

Apply Online!

Applicants are hereby requested to apply online through the University website on or before 06.10.2023. The downloaded application form signed by the candidate along with the original paid Bank Slip for the deposit of a sum of Rs.100/- credited to any branch of the People’s Bank in favour of University of Jaffna Collection Account Number: 970000090000387 and the photocopies of relevant educational and service certificates to be posted to the below mentioned address: Deputy Registrar, Academic Establishments, University of Jaffna, Post-box. 57, Ramanathan Road, Thirunelvely, Jaffna by mentioning “Application for Temporary Position, Faculty of Science” in the left hand corner of the envelope to reach the above address on or before 10.10.2023.

Submission of Applications will not be entertained in person. Please note that payments cannot be made via online for this purpose and eligible candidates will receive the interview letter only via email.

Those who wish to apply for more than one post should submit separate application for each.

Applicants from the University System/Government Departments/Corporations and Statutory Board should channel their applications through the Head of respective Institutions. Illegible, incomplete and late applications received by post after deadline even though the applicant has submitted online application will be rejected without intimation. Only short-listed applicants will be called for an interview.

University of Jaffna,
Sri Lanka.