Post of Research Assistant, Department of English

Post of Research Assistant, Department of English

Research Project: “Intimacy – negotiating proximity and distance in the digital media in Sri Lanka”


The Department of English, University of Colombo, wishes to hire a Research Assistant for the above-mentioned collaborative research project with the Dept. of Religion, University of Zurich. Recruitment will take place in January 2021 and the contract will extend up to October 2021.

Candidates should possess the following qualifications:

  1. A First Class or Upper Second-Class Honours degree in the humanities or social sciences
  2. Technology-related research experience and skills in the humanities
  3. Writing skills and research experience required to collaborate on producing a literature review and a publishable chapter

Applications are invited for the post up to 20 January 2021.

Please address applications to Head, Department of English, University of Colombo, Colombo 3, or email head@english.cmb.ac.lk