Scholarship Opportunity for a PhD in Chemistry from University of Ruhuna

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A full time PhD assistant-ship is available immediately at the Department of Chemistry, University of Ruhuna, Matara, under the Ministry of Small Industries and NSF funded research project.

Project Title

“Identification of Biochemical Profile, Bioactive Compounds, and Pharmacological studies of Ceylon Cinnamon”


Candidates should have a B.Sc. special degree in Chemistry or B.Sc. General degree with Chemistry as a subject, or M. Phil degree in Chemistry.

Salary and appointment period

NSF approved salary; Rs.36000.00 -40,000.00 would be paid monthly according to the academic qualification. The period is 3 years. The employment is expected to start January, 2017 or shortly thereafter.

Method of application

A self prepared application must be prepared as one pdf file containing all materials to be given consideration; it should include a letter of motivation, curriculum vitae with academic qualifications. Soft copy of the application first should be sent to and original copy should be mailed to

Dr. Jinasena Hewage
Department of Chemistry
University of Ruhuna

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