Accelerating Higher Education Expansion and Development (AHEAD)
Research Innovation and Commercialization (RIC) Grants
Nanocomposite Research Group
Faculty of Applied Sciences
University of Sri Jayewardenepura
The Nanocomposite Research Group of Faculty of Applied Sciences of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura secured a research grant worth LKR 45 million to develop a nano filler loaded conducting tyre. The team invites applications from highly qualified prospective candidates for the following listed vacancies.
Should be citizens of Sri Lanka.
Age should be below 32 years on the date of application.
|No||Position||Contract Duration||Preliminary Qualifications||Other preferred Experience|
|1||Research Assistant 1
|3 years (M.Phil/ PhD)||B.Sc. (special/general) in Chemistry or Polymer Science or Material Science||Experience in rubber compounding, in-plane and through plane conductivity characterizations|
|2||Research Assistant 2||3 years (M.Phil/ PhD)||B.Sc. (special/general) in Chemistry or Polymer Science or Material Science||Experience in nanotechnology, synthesis and characterization of CNT by chemical vapor depositions|
|3||Project Manager||Initially for 1 year with possible extension based on the performance||B.Sc. (special/general) any subject stream
Priority will be given for B.Sc. (special/general) in Chemistry or Polymer Science or Material Science
|Sound knowledge in Microsoft office.
Experience in project management will be an added advantage
Detailed ToR (Term of References) for Research Assistants and Project manager is available at the university website.
Research Assistant 1/ Research Assistant 2/ Project Manager-Approximate Gross Salary Rs. 47900.00
Selected candidates for above mentioned positions will contribute 8% from their monthly salary to the Employee Provident Fund (EPF) while the AHEAD/RIC grant will make a contribution of 15% of their salary of which 12% will be credited to Employee Provident Fund (EPF) and 3% to the Employee Trust Fund (ETF).
Applications and Particulars:
Self-prepared applications along with the copies of all academic and professional qualifications and documents to prove the working experience shall be hand delivered or forwarded under registered mail indicating the post applied on the top left-hand corner of the envelope to reach the Dr. Narayana Sirimuthu, Department of Chemistry, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda on or before
- 17th December 2018 for Research Assistants positions
- 29th November 2018 for Project Manager position
or shall be email to either firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
The University reserve the right to shortlist the candidates. Applications, which do not meet the requirements, and applications, which reach after the closing date, will be rejected without intimation.
Contact either Coordinator (Dr. Narayana Sirimuthu) or Assistant Coordinator (Dr. Thusitha Etampawala) of the research project for further details.
Dr. Narayana Sirimuthu
Department of Chemistry,
Dr. Thusitha Etampawala