Job Opportunities at University of Moratuwa: Faculty of Medicine

Job Opportunities at University of Moratuwa Faculty of Medicine

The University of Moratuwa, Faculty of Medicine, is currently accepting applications for several positions in various departments. The available positions include Senior Lecturer Grade I, Senior Lecturer Grade II, Lecturer (Unconfirmed), and Lecturer (Probationary) in the following departments:

  1. Department of Anatomy
  2. Department of Biochemistry and Clinical Chemistry
  3. Department of Physiology
  4. Department of Pharmacology
  5. Department of Microbiology and Parasitology
  6. Department of Community Medicine and Family Medicine
  7. Department of Pathology and Forensic Medicine
  8. Department of Medicine and Mental Health
  9. Department of Surgery and Anesthesia
  10. Department of Pediatrics and Neonatology
  11. Department of Medical Education
  12. Department of Medical Technology

Each department has specific areas of expertise required for the positions.

Regarding Positions:

Candidates applying for the positions of Senior Lecturer Grade I, Senior Lecturer Grade II, Lecturer (Unconfirmed), or Lecturer (Probationary) must meet the educational qualifications specified for each category. These qualifications vary depending on the position and range from having an MD with Board Certification of the Postgraduate Institute of Medicine (PGIM) or its equivalent to possessing a Master’s or Doctoral Degree in the relevant field with relevant experience.

Application Process:

Candidates interested in applying should submit their applications online via the University’s website at The deadline for submission is 21st July 2023. Application forms and further information can be found on the website.

It is important to note that specific requirements and qualifications apply to the Department of Medical Technology, and candidates should refer to the detailed information handout which is available on the university website.


Candidates who have specialized or followed modules in areas such as Medical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Electronics/Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or Computer Engineering, with relevant knowledge and experience in Medical Engineering or Biomedical Engineering, will receive preference in the Medical Technology department. The University Grants Commission will approve the final appointment of candidates after evaluating and interviewing them based on their eligibility category. All candidates must make a presentation before the Selection Committee to demonstrate their teaching ability as a Lecturer (Probationary). Refer to the official announcement for detailed information on educational qualifications and the application process.

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