(Ministry of Education)

Research Assistants - Interns

The National Science and Technology Commission (NASTEC), established by the Science and Technology Development Act No 11 of 1994, functions under the purview of the Ministry of Education.

NASTEC invites applications to fill the following position.

Research Assistants / Interns (05 Posts) – on Contract Basis to Support the BICOST IX Technical Committees

Job Description:

Assisting the Chairperson and Scientist in Charge of the Biennial Conference 2023 (BICOST-IX) on Science and Technology's technical committees in coordinating preconference activities, data collection, analysis, scientific report writing, compilation, logistics arrangements, and any other related tasks assigned by the management.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree Specialized in any scientific field from a University recognized by University Grants Commission (UGC)
  • Applicants should have computer skills and a good working knowledge of English language and scientific report writings.

Age : Below 26 years

Allowance : Rs.35, 000 per month (Fixed) (on Contract basis for 03 months, January to March 2023)

How to apply : On or before January 8, 2023, qualified applicants should send their applications to with the subject line "Research Assistant Post," including full bio-data and the names and contact information for two non-related referees

  • Newly graduated university students who are residing in the Colombo suburbs are encouraged to apply.

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