Academic Vacancies – University of Sri Jayewardenepura

The University of Sri Jayewardenepura invites applications from prospective candidates for vacancies as indicated below.

Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences

Department of Philosophy & Psychology

  • Positions: Senior Lecturer Grade I/Senior Lecturer Grade II /Lecturer (Probationary)

Qualifications:
First Degree in Philosophy and Psychology (Honours) with 1st Class or 2nd Class Upper Division.

Preference will be given to the candidates with qualifications in Social – Emotional Development Psychology, Industrial Psychology, Logic or Masters’ Degree in Media Psychology.

Department of Geography

  • Positions: Senior Lecturer Grade I/Senior Lecturer Grade II /Lecturer (Probationary)

Subject Areas:

  • Global Positioning System
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Photogrammetry
  • Remote Sensing
  • Mathematics
  • Physical Geography

Qualifications:
Preference will be given to the candidates with Special Degree with a First or Second Class Upper Division and Postgraduate Qualification in the field GIS & RS related subject, Surveying and Information Systems.

 

Faculty of Applied Sciences

Department of Polymer Science

  • Positions: Senior Lecturer Grade I/Senior Lecturer Grade II/ Lecturer (Probationary)

Subject Areas:

  • Rubber, Latex, Polymer Science Applications in Textile, Process Engineering

Qualifications:
BSc. Special Degree (Honours) with 1st Class or 2nd Class Upper Division in Chemistry with minor in Polymer Science and Technology or BSc. Engineering (Honours) in Textile Technology, Process Engineering or B.Tech (Honours) in the field of Polymer or equivalent.

Preferred Postgraduate Specialization:
PhD and Postdoctoral experience in the field of Rubber, Latex, Polymer Science applications in Textile, Process Engineering.

Department of Computer Science

  • Positions: Senior Lecturer Grade I/ Senior Lecturer Grade II/ Lecturer (Probationary)

Qualifications::
Special Degree in Computer Science (Honours) with 1st Class or 2nd Class Upper Division.

Preference will be given to the candidates with Postgraduate Qualifications in Computer Science.

Department of Botany

  • Positions: Senior Lecturer Grade I/ Senior Lecturer Grade II/ Lecturer (Probationary)

Qualifications:
First Degree in Plant Bio-Technology or Microbiology (Honours) with 1st Class or 2nd Class Upper Division.

 

Faculty of Technology

Department of Engineering Technology

Position: Senior Lecturer Grade I/Senior Lecturer Grade II/ Lecturer (Probationary)

Area of Specialty: Mechatronics

Preference will be given to those having the first degree in one of the following subject areas.

  • Mechatronics/ Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical/ Electronic Engineering

Position: Senior Lecturer Grade I/Senior Lecturer Grade II/ / Lecturer (Probationary)

Areas of Specialty: Construction and Building Services

Preference will be given to those having the first degree in one of the following subject areas.

  • Civil Engineering

Position: Senior Lecturer Grade I/Senior Lecturer Grade II/ / Lecturer (Probationary)

Areas of Specialty:  Quantity Surveying

Preference will be given to those having the first degree in Quantity Serveying.

Position: Senior Lecturer Grade I/Senior Lecturer Grade II/ Lecturer (Probationary)

Area of Specialty: Automobile Technology

Preference will be given to those having the first degree in one of the following subject areas.

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Automobile Engineering

Position: Senior Lecturer Grade I/Senior Lecturer Grade II/ Lecturer (Probationary)

Area of Specialty: Geotechnology

Preference will be given to those having the first degree in one of the following subject areas.

  • Earth Resources Engineering with Geotechnical Engineering
  • Geotechnical Engineering

Department of Biosystems Technology

Position:  Senior Lecturer Grade I/Senior Lecturer Grade II/ Lecturer (Probationary)

Area of Specialty: Industrial Biosystems Technology (IBST)

Preference will be given to those having the first degree in Biotechnology/ Biochemistry/ Molecular Biology/ Biology/ Pharmacology and a PhD or reading for a PhD in one of the following subject areas.

  • Industrial Bioprocessing
  • Herbal Technology
  • Biopharmaceutical Technology
  • Aquatic and Marine Resources

Position:  Senior Lecturer Grade I/Senior Lecturer Grade II/ Lecturer (Probationary)

Area of Specialty: Agriculture and Environment Technology (AET)

Preference will be given to those having the first degree in Agriculture and a PhD or reading for a PhD in one of the following subject areas.

  • Crop based farm machinery (Practical Knowledge in Hybrid Seed Technology, Plantation Crop Science will be an added advantage.)
  • Animal Husbandry (Practical Knowledge in Poultry Management, Integrated Farming will be an added advantage.)

Department of Information and Communication Technology

Position: Senior Lecturer Grade I/Senior Lecturer Grade II/ Lecturer (Probationary)

Areas of Specialty: 

  • Broadband and Optical Networks
  • Computer Systems & Network Security
  • System Administration & Distributed Networking
  • Wireless & Mobile Technologies

Preference will be given to the Candidates with Doctoral Degree or reading for a Doctoral Degree on the above areas of specialty.

Position: Senior Lecturer Grade I/Senior Lecturer Grade II/ Lecturer (Probationary)

Areas of Specialty: 

  • Video Production Techniques
  • Multimedia Production
  • Gaming & Animation Techniques and Virtual Reality

Preference will be given to the candidates with Doctoral Degree or reading for a Doctoral Degree on the above areas of specialty.

Position: Senior Lecturer Grade I/Senior Lecturer Grade II/ Lecturer (Probationary)

Areas of Specialty: 

  • Artificial Neural Networking, Machine Learning, Genetic Algorithms and Robotic Computing
  • Human Computer Interaction/ User Experience Design

Preference will be given to the candidates with Doctoral Degree or reading for a Doctoral Degree on the above areas of specialty.

Department of Science for Technology

Position: Senior Lecturer Grade I/Senior Lecturer Grade II/ Lecturer (Probationary)

Area of Specialty: Management

Preference will be given to the candidates with special degree in following subject areas with a First or Second Class Upper division and postgraduate qualifications in one of the following subject areas.

  • Economics
  • Accounting
  • Finance

Position: Senior Lecturer Grade I/Senior Lecturer Grade II/ Lecturer (Probationary)

Area of Specialty: English

Preference will be given to the candidates with a special degree in English with a First or Second Class Upper division and/ or with the postgraduate qualifications in Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL).


Gross Salary:
Senior Lecturer Grade I – U-AC 3(I)
Rs.91310 – 7×2170 – 106500 p.m.
Approximate Gross Salary Rs.229,039/-

Senior Lecturer Grade II – U-AC 3(II)
Rs.79360 – 11×1630 – 97290 p.m.
Approximate Gross Salary Rs.200,286/-

Lecturer (Probationary) – U-AC 3 (IV)
Rs.54600 – 10×1335 – 67950 p.m.
Approximate Gross Salary Rs.123,075/-

The other allowances determined by the University Grants Commission will be paid in addition to the above salary.

Benefits: Senior Lecturer Grade I/ Senior Lecturer Grade II/ Lecturer (Probationary)

  • Selected candidates will contribute 10% from their monthly salary to the Universities’ Provident Fund while the University will make a contribution of 15% of their salary of which 8% will be credited to Universities Pension Fund and 7% to the Universities Provident Fund. In addition they will become contributors to the Employees’ Trust Fund which the University will contribute an amount equivalent to 3% of the Salary.
  • Gratuity payment in accordance with the provisions of the payment of Gratuity Act 12 of 1983.
  • Senior Lecturer Grade II and above are eligible for one year of Sabbatical Leave with full pay or two years without pay on completion of seven years of service. Further those proceeding abroad during the Sabbatical Leave Period are eligible to receive full air passage for self and spouse.

APPLICATIONS & PARTICULARS

Application forms and further particulars including qualifications could be downloaded from HERE.

Duly completed applications (downloaded from the Web Site) should be forwarded under registered cover indicating the post applied for on the top left hand corner of the envelope to reach the Deputy Registrar/ Academic Establishments Division, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda on or before 29.06.2020

Applicants from University System / Government Departments / Corporations/ Statutory Boards should channel their applications through the Head of their respective Institutions.

The University reserves the right to shortlist the candidates. Applications which do not conform to the requirements, incomplete applications, applications not in the relevant format (not downloaded from the Web Site) and applications received after the closing date will be rejected without intimation.

Registrar,
University of Sri Jayewardenepura,
Gangodawila,
Nugegoda.

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