Vacancies – Temporary Research Assistant, Temporary Instructor – Faculty of Engineering


University of Jaffna will entertain applications up to 27th January 2021 from suitably qualified persons for the under mentioned posts:

  • Temporary Research Assistant
  • Temporary Instructor in Civil Engineering/ Computer Engineering/ Electrical and Electronic Engineering/ Mechanical & Process Engineering/ Engineering Mathematics

Duties, responsibilities and competencies of the Temporary Research Assistant will be as follows:

  • Identifying business requirement of software and automation projects and preparing proposals for projects.
  • Design, development and execution of automation activities using Office 365 applications.
  • Ability to create detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test plans and test cases.
  • Ability to handle basic SQL operations.
  • Identifying, recording, documentation and tracking bugs.
  • Assisting Dean’s office of Faculty of Engineering for further development.
  • Carrying out any other relevant direction given by the Dean.

Temporary Instructor in Mechanical & Process Engineering/ Engineering Mathematics/ Civil Engineering/ Electrical and Electronic Engineering/ Computer Engineering are expected to

  • Work with academic staff and facilitate them in their research work
  • Prepare and conduct laboratory experiments
  • Assist academic staff in conducting undergraduate programme
  • Exhibit professionalism in design skills
  • Ensure a conducive environment by playing a facilitatory role in research work of the academic staff

Required qualifications

  • UGC recognized Four Year Engineering Degree for both position above.
  • Candidates who are awaiting the results of the final degree examinations may also apply for the posts of Temporary Instructor.


  • Temporary Research Assistant – Rs.49,860/- per month (fixed)
  • Temporary Instructor – Rs. 40,920/- per month (fixed)


Applicants are requested to send the prescribed application forms downloaded from here 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

Applications for the above posts should be sent to the

Applicants from the University System/Government Departments / Corporations and Statutory Board should channel their applications through the Head of the respective Institutions. Illegible, incomplete and late applications will be rejected without intimation. Only short listed applicants will be called for interview.