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Coconut Research Institute

Applications are invited from citizens of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka for the following posts of the Coconut Research Institute.

01. Post of Research Officer (Chemical Engineering) – 01 Vacancy

02. Post of Research Officer (Mechanical Engineering) – 01 Vacancy

Job Description:

01. Research Officer (Chemical Engineering)

Implementing research projects, analysing results and presenting data in disciplines falling under Chemical Engineering for coconut product/process development under the supervision of Senior Research Officer, Principle Research Officer and Head of Research Division, and guiding experimental, technical and other subordinate staff for collecting & recording data and assist Senior Research Officer, Principle Research Officer and Head of Research Division in identification and planning of research projects.

02. Research Officer (Mechanical Engineering)

Implementing research projects, analysing results and presenting data in disciplines falling under Mechanical Engineering for coconut product/process development under the supervision of Senior Research Officer, Principle Research Officer and Head of Research Division, and guiding experimental, technical and other subordinate staff for collecting & recording data and assist Senior Research Officer, Principle Research Officer and Head of Research Division in identification and planning of research projects.

Qualifications and Experience:

External:

A four-year special degree with a first class or second   class upper in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering from a recognized University.

OR

A four-year special degree with a  second class lower in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering from a recognized University and  a minimum of one year postgraduate degree in the relevant field.

OR

A degree in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering and a two-year postgraduate research degree in the relevant discipline.

OR

A post graduate degree in Engineering and minimum of one year post qualifying experience in a relevant field from a recognized institute.

Internal:

The Officers appointed to the Operational/Instructional (MA4) category  before 01.01.2006 are eligible to apply with the following qualifications for the concessionary period of five (5) years with effect from the date of approval of this Scheme of Recruitment.

i. A degree in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering and a minimum of five (05) years satisfactory service in the operational / Instructional (MA4) category.

ii. A minimum of ten (10) years satisfactory service in the Operational/Instructional (MA4) category.

Salary Scale: AR 1: Rs.51,285/-5x1,135/-5x1,335/-15x1,590/-87,485/-

Basic Salary of Rs.51, 285/- will be applied from 01.01.2020

(Starting Salary Point in 2017 AR 1 grade II–Rs. 35,349/- and adjustment allowance Rs.4,321/-)

Recruitment Procedure: Eligible applicants will be called for a written competitive examination and a structured interview.

Age: Should be not less than 22 years and not more than 45 years. The upper age limit will not apply to internal candidates.

General:

  1. Applicants should be citizens of Sri Lanka
  2. Applicants should have the physical & mental fitness
  3. Willing to serve in any part of Sri Lanka.

Other Benefits:

  1. Following monthly allowances are paid in addition to the basic salary and the adjustment allowance
    1. Cost of Living allowance Rs.7,800/-
    2. Tea allowance Rs.50/-
  2. Emoluments are presently free from Income Tax
  3. Gratuity will be paid in accordance with the Gratuity Act. No.12 of 1983 and MSD Circular No 2/2016 on 25.04.2016.
  4. Contributory Medical Aid Scheme is available for employees in Coconut Research Institute.
  5. Provident Fund and Employees Trust Fund.  The candidates will be required to contribute 10% and the Board will contribute 15% for PF and 3% for ETF of the Salary
  6. Other fringe Benefits applicable to employees of the Coconut Research Board.

Applicants should forward their signed application with copies of birth certificate ,other certificates and character certificates together with names, addresses and telephone numbers of two non-related referees, under registered post to reach the Chairman, Coconut Research Board, Lunuwila, 61150, on or before 03.02.2017

Applications from officers in Government Departments/ Corporations/ Statutory Boards should be forwarded through their respective Heads. A copy may be sent directly.

Please mark the post applied for on the top left hand corner of the envelope.

Please note that the applications without copies for the relevant certificates will be rejected.

CANVASSING WILL BE A DISQUALIFICATION.

 

Chairman

Coconut Research Board

Lunuwila.


Vacancies

Coconut Research Institute

Applications are invited from citizens of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka for the following post of the Coconut Research Institute.

Post of Senior Technology Transfer Officer – 01 Vacancy

Qualifications and Experience:

External: A four-year special degree with a first class or second class upper in Science or Agriculture from a recognized University with appropriate subject combinations.

OR

A four-year special degree with a second class lower in Science or Agriculture from a recognized University  with  appropriate subject combinations and  a minimum of one year postgraduate degree in the relevant field.

OR

A degree in Science, Agriculture or engineering with appropriate subject combinations and a two- year postgraduate research degree in the relevant field.

AND

A PhD degree in the relevant field with a minimum of eight years experience in Technology Transfer after obtaining the 1st degree

Note: Research publications relevant to the respective discipline will be an added qualification.

Internal: A Ph. D with a minimum of eight (8) years satisfactory service as a Technology Transfer Officer of AR I category

OR

A M.Phil. /M.Sc. (Two year research degree) with ten (10) years satisfactory service as a Technology Transfer Officer in the AR I category

Note: Research publications relevant to the respective discipline will be an added qualification.

Salary Scale: AR 2: Rs. 71,585/-10x1, 910/-90,685/-

Basic Salary of Rs. 71,585/- will be applied from 01.01.2020

(The starting Salary Point in 2016 is Rs. 49,364/- and the adjustment allowance is Rs. 2,096/-)

Age: Should be not less than 30 years and not more than 45 years. The upper age limit will not apply to internal candidates.

General:

  1. Applicants should be citizens of Sri Lanka
  2. Applicants should have the physical & mental fitness
  3. Willing to serve in any part of Sri Lanka

Other Benefits:

  1. Following monthly allowances are paid in addition to the basic salary and the adjustment allowances
    1. Cost of Living allowance Rs.7,800/-
    2. Tea allowance Rs. 50/-
  2. Emoluments are presently free from Income Tax
  3. Gratuity will be paid in accordance with the Gratuity Act. No.12 of 1983 and MSD Circular No 2/2016 on 25.04.2016.
  4. Contributory Medical Aid Scheme is available for employees in Coconut Research Institute.
  5. Provident Fund and Employees Trust Fund.  The candidates will be required to contribute 10% and the Board will contribute 15% for PF and 3% for ETF of the Salary
  6. Other fringe benefits applicable to employees of the Coconut Research Board.

 

Applicants should forward their signed application with copies of birth certificate, other certificates and testimonials together with names, addresses and telephone numbers of two non-related referees, under registered post to reach the Chairman, Coconut Research Board, Lunuwila, 61150, on or before  16.01.2017

The late applications will be rejected.

Applications from officers in Government Departments/ Corporations/ Statutory Boards should be forwarded through their respective Heads. A copy may be sent directly.

Please mark the post applied for on the top left hand corner of the envelope.

CANVASSING WILL BE A DISQUALIFICATION.

 

Chairman

Coconut Research Board

Lunuwila.

 

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