Vacancies at University of Sri Jayewardenepura

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

 

Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences

 

Department of English and Linguistics

 

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

Areas of Speciality:         English Literature

Qualifications for Senior Lecturer (Grade I/ll)     –        General requirements specified by the UGC under its first category with English Literature as the area of speciality.

Preference will be given to candidates with Ph.D.  in English Literature.

 

Qualifications for Lecturer (Probationary)          –          BA in English Special /Honors with a First or Second Class Upper Division.

Preference will be given to candidates with a minimum of one year experience in teaching English Literature at University level.

Candidates with teaching experience of colonial texts on Ceylon, Sinhala and Tamil Literature in translation, Journalism and Drama & Performance will be an added advantage.

 

Faculty of Technology

 

Department of Materials and Mechanical Technology

 

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

Areas of Speciality:     Auto Mobile Technology

Preference will be given to those having the first degree in Automobile Engineering /Technology.

OR

Those having the first degree in “Mechanical Engineering /Technology “or “Mechatronics Engineering / Technology “and Postgraduate qualifications related to Automobile Technology.

 

Department of Science for Technology

 

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

Preference will be given to the candidates with special degree in Physics, holding either a First or Second Class Upper division or Postgraduate qualification (PhD) in a related area.

 

Department of Civil and Environmental Technology

 

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

Area of Speciality:   Construction and Building Services Technology

Preference will be given to those having the first degree in Civil Engineering and PhD in Quantity surveying/ Construction Management /Sustainable Building Design. Industrial experience in Civil Engineering or Quantity surveying will be an added advantage.

 

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

Area of Speciality:   Energy and Environment Technology

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

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Chemical and Process Engineering

Experience in energy related areas will be an added advantage.

 

Department of Information and Communication Technology

 

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

Area of Speciality:          

  • Cryptography and Network security
  • Network Systems Administration (Linux and windows)
  • Cloud Computing and virtualization

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

 

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

Area of Speciality:          

  • 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 speciality.

 

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

Area of Speciality:   

  • 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 Biosystems Technology

 

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

Areas of Speciality:  Industrial Biosystems Technology (IBST)

 

  1. Preference will be given to candidates with a first degree in Aquatic Biology/ Marine Biotechnology/ Marine and Aquatic Science and a PhD in one of the following speciality areas.
  • Aquaculture technology
  • Marine bioresources
  • Biosecurity in aquaculture and marine resources

 

  1. Preference will be given to candidates with a first degree in Chemical & Process Engineering and a PhD in one of the following speciality areas.
  • Industrial Bio-processing
  • Industrial automation technology
  • Supply chain management

 

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

Areas of Speciality:    Agriculture and Environment Technology (AET)

Preference will be given to candidates with a first degree in Agriculture specialized in Animal Science and a PhD in one of the following speciality areas.

  • Poultry Management
  • Pasture Management
  • Ruminant/Non-ruminant Management and Genetics

 

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

Areas of Speciality:   Food Processing Technology (FPT)

  1. Preference will be given to candidates with a first degree in Engineering and a PhD in one of the following speciality areas.
  • Food Engineering
  • Processing Plant Designing
  • Food Processing and Manufacturing Technology

 

  1. Preference will be given to candidates with a first degree in Food Science and Technology and a PhD in one of the following speciality areas.
  • Food Processing Technology
  • Novel/Emerging Food Processing Technologies
  • Food Analysis

 

Faculty of Management Studies & Commerce

 

Department of Entrepreneurship

 

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

Qualifications:

Preference will be given to the candidates with a bachelor degree in entrepreneurship (Special) and should be able to deliver lectures in the following disciplines.

  • New venture creation.
  • Business Planning
  • Strategic Entrepreneurship
  • Intelligence and belief Management
  • Contemporary issues in Entrepreneurship
  • Managing Entrepreneurial Growth
  • Personal Branding

 

Faculty of Applied Sciences

 

Department of Polymer Science

 

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

Area of Speciality:           Chemical and Process Engineering/Material Engineering

 

Qualification:

BSc. Engineering (Honours) in Chemical and Process Engineering/Material Engineering with First or Second Class Upper Division;

Preference will be given to those who have PhD. Degree and Postdoctoral experience in the field of Chemical and Process Engineering/Material Engineering with rubber, plastic or latex.

 

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

Area of Speciality:           Rubber/ Latex/ Plastic/ Polymer Science

 

Qualification:

BSc. Special Degree (Honours) in Polymer Science based disciplines with First or Second Class Upper Division;

OR

BSc. Special Degree (Honours) in Chemistry with minor (at least 20 credits) in Polymer Science and Technology with First or Second Class Upper Division;

And

PhD must be in the field of Rubber, Plastic, Latex or Polymer Science.

OR

BTech. (Honours) in the field of Polymer with First or Second Class Upper Division

 

Preference will be given to those who have PhD. Degree and Postdoctoral experience in the field of rubber, latex and Polymer Science.

 

 

Career Guidance Unit

 

Career Guidance Counsellor

 

Qualifications:

Graduate of a recognized university with four years experience in the field of student affairs. (Application with postgraduate qualifications in the area of counselling and/or experience in Career Guidance activities will be given preference).

 

Gross Salary:

  1. A) Senior Lecturer Grade I – U-AC 3(I)

Rs.91310 – 7×2170 – 106500 p.m.  (01.01.2020)

Approximate Gross Salary Rs.255,250/-

  1. B) Senior Lecturer Grade II – U-AC 3(II)

Rs.79360 – 11×1630 – 97290 p.m. (01.01.2020)

Approximate Gross Salary Rs.222,865/-

  1. C) Lecturer (Probationary) – U-AC 3 (IV)

Rs.54600 – 10×1335 – 67950 p.m. (01.01.2020)

Approximate Gross Salary Rs.136,110/-

  1. D) Career Guidance Counsellor – U AS 2 (ll)

Rs.50625 – 3×1335 – 54630 (EB) 55965-14 x1335-74655 (01.01.2020)

Approximate Gross Salary Rs.91,331/-

 

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.

 

Benefits: Career Guidance Counsellor

  • 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.

 

 

APPLICATIONS & PARTICULARS

Application forms and further particulars including qualifications could be downloaded below:

 

Download: SCHEME OF RECRUITMENT OF ACADEMIC STAFF

Download: APPLICATION

 

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 02.02.2021.

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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