The South Eastern University of Sri Lanka will entertain applications from the suitably qualified Sri Lankan Citizens for the following posts:

Department of Economics & Statistics

Professor of Economics

Department of Geography

Professor of Geography

Department of Languages

Professor of Tamil

Department of Political Science

Senior Lecturer Gr. I/ Senior Lecturer Gr. II/ Lecturer (Unconfirmed)/ Lecturer (Probationary) in Political Science

Department of Sociology

Senior Lecturer Gr. I/ Senior Lecturer Gr. II/ Lecturer (Unconfirmed)/ Lecturer (Probationary) in Sociology

Note: The candidate should be able to teach Sociology courses to both Tamil and English medium students.

Department of English Language Teaching

Instructor in English Gr.III

Computer Unit

Instructor (Computer Technology) Gr.II

Department of Biological Sciences

Professor of Biology/ Botany/ Zoology

Department of Physical Sciences

Professor of Physics/ Chemistry/ Earth Science

Senior Lecturer Gr. I/ Senior Lecturer Gr. II/ Lecturer (Unconfirmed)/ Lecturer (Probationary) in Chemistry

Senior Lecturer Gr. I/ Senior Lecturer Gr. II/ Lecturer (Unconfirmed)/ Lecturer (Probationary) in Earth Science

Department of Mathematical Sciences

Professor of Mathematics/ Computer Science/ Applied Statistics

Senior Lecturer Gr. I/ Senior Lecturer Gr. II/ Lecturer (Unconfirmed)/ Lecturer (Probationary) in Applied Statistics

Please refer following UGC Circulars by visiting University Website under the link "Vacancy".

Qualifications for:

Professor posts, refer UCG Circulars No.916, 04/2014 & Establishments Circular Letter No. 04/2010.

Senior Lecturer Gr.I/ Gr.II /Lecturer (Unconfirmed) / Lecturer (Probationary) posts, refer UGC Circular Nos.721, 935, 996, 08/2016 (i), 08/2016 (ii), 07/2018 and Estb. Circular Letter No.11/2018.

Instructor in English Gr.III, refer UGC Circular No. 14/2017

Instructor (Computer Technology) Gr.II, refer UGC Circular No. 725.


Remuneration (as at 01.01.2020) Refer UGC Circular No.17/2016(v)


Salary Code

Salary Scale

Academic Allowance


[U-AC 5(II)]

Rs. 117350 - 13x2700 - 152450 pm


Senior Lecturer Grade I

[U-AC 3(I)]

Rs. 91,310 - 7x2170 - 106,500 pm

151 %

Senior Lecturer Grade II

[U-AC 3(II)]

Rs. 79,360 - 11x1630 - 97290 pm

151 %

Lecturer (Unconfirmed)

[U-AC 3(III)]

Rs. 69,580 - 5x1630 - 77,730 pm


Lecturer (Probationary)

[U-AC 3(IV)]

Rs. 54,600 - 10x1335-67,950 pm

115 %

Instructor(Computer Technology) Gr.II

[U-AS 2(II)]

Rs. 50,625 - 3x1335 - 54,630 EB 55,965 - 14x1335 - 74,655pm.

Instructor in English Gr.III

[U-AS 1(II)]

Rs. 41,095 - 18x660- 52,975 pm.

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

Closing dates: (application should reach us on or before the given date)

Other Posts - 28.12.2018
Post of Professor - 28.01.2019

Method of Application and Selection Process

Applications and other documents for the post of Professor shall be sent to the Vice Chancellor with a covering letter. Applications for the other posts, completed applications along with certified copies of the educational & professional qualifications with statement of Degree, transcript and service certificates should be sent under registered post to the Deputy Registrar/ Academic Establishments, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, University Park, Oluvil #32360. The title of the post applied for should be indicated at the top left hand corner of the envelope.

Applicants for the Post of Professor are requested to submit the following in addition to the prescribed Application Form:

a) 18 copies of his/her Curriculum Vitae

b) 18 copies of Self-Assessment of his/her whole career that lists and specifies the contribution to:

Teaching, Scholarship and Academic Development
Research, Scholarship and Creative work
Dissemination of Knowledge
Awards, University, National and International Development Activities

The Self-Assessment should be prepared in accordance with the marking scheme, (issued with this document) giving details under each heading/ sub heading.

c) Five copies each of the documents to support Self-Assessment in:

Teaching, Scholarship and Academic Development (Section 1.0)
Research, Scholarship and Creative work (Section 2.0)
Dissemination of Knowledge (Section 3.1)
Awards, University, National and International Development Activities and other relevant documents listed in the Self-Assessment. (Section 3.2 & 3.3)
(Section 2.0 & 3.1 could be prepared as a separate document)

Titles of five (05) outstanding research papers/ publications by the candidate.


Selected candidates will contribute 10% of their monthly salary to the Universities' Provident Fund, while the employer will make a contribution of 15% of their salary of which 8% will be credited to the Universities' Pension Fund and 7% to the Universities' Provident Fund. In addition, they will become contributors to the Employees Trust Fund under which the University will contribute an amount equivalent to 3% of the salary.

The senior academics will be eligible for sabbatical leave for one year with pay or two years on no-pay on completion of 07 years of service. Those proceedings abroad on sabbatical leave will be entitled to receive full return air passage for self and spouse.


Professor - By evaluation and selection based on UGC Circular No. 916, Establishment Circular No. 04/2010 and UGC Circular No. 04/2014.

Senior Lecturer Gr. I/ Gr. II/ Lecturer (Probationary) - By Structured Interview

Instructor in English Gr.III - By test and Interview

Instructor in Computer Technology Gr. II - By Aptitude test and Interview


Application form, required qualifications and other details are available in the University website at Interested persons can make their application in prescribed form of application downloaded from the University website on payment of Rs. 200/- per application. The fee should be paid in any branch of People's Bank in cash to the credit to the South Eastern University of Sri Lanka A/C No. 228-1001-9000-1704 People's Bank, Addalaichenai and attach the Pay in Voucher with the application. Those who wish to apply for more than one post should apply in separate forms for each post.

Applicants who are employees of Government Departments, State Corporations and Statutory Bodies should forward their applications through the Head of their respective institutions, but may send an advance copy in the first instance. However, no such applicant will be considered for interview, if the application has not been routed through the respective Head of the State Institution.

Incomplete and illegible applications, applications which are not attached with supportive documents & paid bank slip and applications received by the University after the closing date will be rejected without intimation. The South Eastern University of Sri Lanka reserves the right to short list the candidates. Only short listed applicants will be called for an interview.

South Eastern University of Sri Lanka
University Park, Oluvil # 32360

Circular No 916
Circular No. 04_2014
Estb. Letter Circular No. 04-2010
Commission Circular No. 721 of 21.11.1997
Circular 08_2016 (i)
Circular 08_2016
Circular No 935
Circular No. 996
Commission Circular No. 7 - 2018
Estab. Circular 11_2018
Comm Circular 14_2017
Comm Circular_725
Comm Circular_725 - Scheme of Recruitment for the Post of Instructor in Computer Technology