Available RA Vacancies

Position Project Requirement Contact Closing Date
Research Assistant BK077-2016
Genetic determinants of susceptibility and severity in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Dear all, 

We would like to invite applications for positions of Research Assistant for project on NON-ALCOHOLIC FATTY LIVER DISEASE

EMPLOYMENT STATUS:FULL-TIME 

REQUIREMENT:

We are looking for dedicated candidates for the position of a Research Assistant under this grant. 
To be eligible, the candidate:
1. Must have a Bachelor’s in a biology related field and a CGPA of at least 3.2
2. Must posses good communication skills for patient sampling
3. Must be competent in molecular biology techniques (including DNA extraction, PCR, RT-PCR, DNA sequencing)
4. Must have own transport
5. Must be willing to work on weekends for sample collection
6. Understanding of Next Generation Sequencing techniques is preferred, prior experience is desirable
For more information, please contact: Dr Shamsul Mohd Zain, shamsul@um.edu.my 21-10-2017
Research Assistant FG036-17AFR
SYNTHESIS AND CHARACTERIZATION OF NOVEL BIFUNCTIONAL LINKER-BRIDGED DINUCLEAR METAL COMPLEXES, AND EVALUATION OF FACTORS AFFECTING THEIR HYBRID PROPERTIES

Applicants need to fulfill the following criteria:

  1. BSc or MSc in Chemistry and had experience in Inorganic/Organometallic/BioInorganic Chemistry projects;
  2. Interested in pursuing a Master/PhD degree;
  3. Malaysian citizen;
  4. Must have strong commitment and passion towards research;
  5. Pleasant peronality, hardworking, independent, self-motivated, requires minimal supervision, resourceful, diligent and willing to learn;
  6. Employment type & duration: Contract; 12 months

Location: Department of Chemistry

 

For details, please email mjamil@um.edu.my . 23-10-2017
Research Assistant FP058-2017A
FINANCIAL BORROWING AMONG MARGINALIZED COMMUNITY IN MALAYSIA: APPETITE AND RISKS

** Open only for local students (Malaysian citizen)

1. Must be independent, hardworking, and capable of conducting interviews, survey and producing results with minimum  supervision. 

2. Background in Finance and behavioral finance are highly desirable 

3. Should be very familiar with SPSS, SEM, and PLS analysis  

4. Msc (Finance, Behavioral finance, Behavioral economics)

5. Having work experience as Research Assistant (RA) is preferred

6. University of Malaya student is preferred 

 

Please apply through online RA recruitment system. You may also drop email at mahfuzur@um.edu.my or call at 0379673988 27-10-2017
Research Assistant UMPEDAC - 2016
Mohe Hicoe - Umpedac

Requirements:

1.     Masters/Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering field with CGPA 3.00 and above.

2.     Proficient in English and Bahasa Malaysia.

3.     Has strong interest in power electronics, power converters and solar energy.

4.     Knowledge in Matlab or C/C++ programming.

5.     Hardworking, committed, and independent.

6.     Open to Malaysian citizens only.

 

Related Projects Project:

1. Project development in solar inverter technology (LVRT, wireless).

2. System protection towards integration of smart grid system.

3. Fundamental research in solar cell.

4. Research study in economy, social and environmental aspects for Photovoltaic and Thermal Energy.

How to Apply: Please submit your complete curriculum vitae and complete transcripts via email to person in-charge (nanu1411@um.edu.my). Qualified candidates will be called for an interview. Contact: Madam Norridah Amin, UMPEDAC Tel: 03-2246 3246 E-mail: nanu1411@um.edu.my 31-10-2017
Graduate Research Assistant FP044-2017A
On Doping MgMn2O4 at Mn Sites with Group II and Group III Elements for Stability and Electrochemical Performance
  • Bachelor’s degree in Physics or Materials Science or Chemistry
  • Committed in work and hardworking
  • Able to work independently as well as in a team and enthusiastic about research
  • Experience in data analysis and problem solving
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word and Excel)
  • Must register as Master student
Assoc. Prof. Dr Zurina Osman Physics Department University of Malaya Email: zurinaosman@um.edu.my Phone: 03 - 79674288 31-10-2017
Research Assistant BK029-2017
KAJIAN KEPINGGIRAN ANIMASI SEBAGAI MEDIUM ADAPTASI & TEKS SASTERA TRADISIONAL SEBAGAI SUMBER ADAPTASI

Syarat-syarat permohonan Pembantu Penyelidik adalah seperti berikut:

1) Mempunyai Ijazah Sarjana Muda 

2) Menguasai Bahasa Melayu dan Bahasa Inggeris dengan baik (lisan dan bertulis)

3) Kemahiran menggunakan komputer (pemohon yang mahir menggunakan perisian multimedia mempunyai kelebihan)

4) Bersedia memberikan komitmen terhadap sebarang tugasan yang diberikan  

5) Tempoh kontrak 3 bulan ( akan diperbaharu setiap 3 bulan dalam tempoh penyelidikan aktif)

6) Gaji  diberikan mengikut kadar piawai yang ditetapkan oleh  pihak Universiti Malaya bagi jawatan Pembantu Penyelidik.

Dr. Nur Yuhanis Mohd Nasir (yuhanis83@um.edu.my) Jabatan Sosiobudaya / Kesenian Melayu Akademi Pengajian Melayu, Universiti Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur. 03-7967 7273 31-10-2017
Research Assistant PR004-2017A
Pre-Clinical Testing of Portable Prototype to Assess Shoulder Asymmetry for Scoliosis Patients

REQUIREMENT:

 

Candidate must possess at least a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, or other relevant Degree AND

1.      Malaysian

2.      CGPA 3.0/4.0 or equivalent

3.       Knowledge in research field and able to produce research output

4.       Excellent proficiency in English and Malay (written and spoken)

5.      Able to work independently with minimal supervision

6.      Quick learner, flexible and self motivated

7.      Knowledge in using Statistical package (SPSS,NVIVO etc)

Ir. Dr. Lai Khin Wee email: lai.khinwee@um.edu.my 31-10-2017
Research Assistant MO013-2016
Investigation On The Next Generation Renewable Energy Generators Based On M.o.r.e Intelligent Power Electronics Converters

We are looking for suitable candidate to fill up Research Assistant/Research Engineer positions on the following topics:

- Converter for renewable energy (RE)

- Drive for electrical machines

Competitive salary based on capability and experience

Opportunity to work with industry in RE and Electrical Vehicle (EV)

 

Requirements:

- For Malaysians only

- Bachelor/Master degree in Electrical Engineering (or related disicpline)

- Diligent and self motivated

- Demonstrate good research track record or capabilities

- Strong interest in research and building hardware (electrical circuit) 

 

Hsche@um.edu.my Dr HS Che 31-10-2017
Graduate Research Assistant FP003-2017A
Prosthetic knee joints mechanism in persons with above-knee amputation: biomechanics and clinical analysis.

Dear all, 

We would like to invite applications for positions of GRA for project on Prosthetic knee joints mechanism in persons with above-knee amputation: biomechanics and clinical analysis. 


EMPLOYMENT STATUS:FULL-TIME 

REQUIREMENTS:

Applicants need to fulfill the following requirements:-

1) Malaysian only

2) Candidate must possess at least a Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical/Prosthetics & Orthotics Engineering or other relevant Degree with CGPA>3.0 and above.

3) Candidate must be willing to pursue Master's Degree from this project

4) Proficient in English (written and spoken)

5) Able to work with minimum supervision, hard working, self-motivated, diligent and willing to learn

Monthly salary: RM1700/month including EPF
Location: Faculty of Engineering University of Malaya.

HOW TO APPLY: 
For interested applicants, please send me your CV and undergraduate transcript for consideration at anidaum@um.edu.my. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

All applications MUST be made online through RA Recruitment System website at http://ra-recruitment.um.edu.my (project number FP003-2017A).Please be informed that only the applications received for this project through RA Recruitment System will be selected. 
 
 
APPLICATION CLOSING DATE: 31-10-2017 
anidaum@um.edu.my 03 79677693 31-10-2017
Research Assistant FG025-17AFR
BIOPHYSICAL AND COMPUTATIONAL APPROACHES TO UNRAVEL THE MOLECULAR INTERACTION MECHANISM OF L-THEANINE WITH HUMAN SERUM ALBUMIN

The candidate should meet the following criteria.

1. should be a Malaysian citizen

2. should have passed B.Sc. degree in Biochemistry/ Biotechnology/ Molecular Biology with CGPA 3.5 or above.

3. should be willing for registeration for M.Sc. programme.

4. Experience with protein chemistry technichques CD/ fluorescence/DSC/ITC will be advatageous

Saad Tayyab Institute of Biological Sciences University of Malaya 31-10-2017
Research Assistant BK070-2017
Growth, physiological, and biochemical responses of winged bean (Psophocarpus tetragonolobus) to different light regimes

Candidate must possess at least a Bachelor’s degree in Biotechnology, or other related field AND:-

1) Has good academic track records, with a CGPA of at least 3.0 

2) Is proficient in spoken and written English

3) Is self-motivated, hardworking, and able to work independently with minimal supervision

Interested and highly motivated candidates can send your curriculum vitae to Dr. Acga Cheng via email (acgacheng@um.edu.my). Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview. 03-11-2017
Research Assistant ST019-2017
Pv Cooling

Dear all,

We would like to invite applications for positions of Research Assistant for project on PV cooling / Hydrogen energy.

EMPLOYMENT STATUS:FULL-TIME

REQUIREMENT:

Requirements:

Character       :

We are looking for a highly motivated, inquisitive, enthusiastic, and result-driven MSc & PhD candidates.

Degree               :

 MSc Degree or First Class BSc Degree. 

Language         :

Excellent proficiency in English (both oral and written) is prerequisite

 

 

Remuneration :

PhD students are paid stipends up to RM 2,000 - 2,500 per month based on qualification. Requirements:

Character       :

We are looking for a highly motivated, inquisitive, enthusiastic, and result-driven PhD and MSc candidates.

Degree               :

BSc Degree (CPGA >3.0), MSc Degree or First Class BSc Degree. 

Language         :

Excellent proficiency in English (both oral and written) is prerequisite

Remuneration :

PhD students up to RM 2,000 - 2,500 per month based on qualification and experience.

 For more information, please contact: cwlai@um.edu.my
 

cwlai@um.edu.my 03-11-2017
Research Assistant FG034-17AFR
DEPENDENCE OF PSEUDOCAPACITANCE ON THE TEXTURAL PROPERITES OF METAL OXIDE BASED NANO-COMPOSITE MATERIALS

REQUIREMENTS: 

1.      BSc in Physics / Material Science / Chemistry, CGPA 3.00 and above.

2.       Proficient in spoken and written English.

3.       Local candidate (Malaysian only).

4.       Ability to carry out research work independently.

5.       Right sense of urgency, hardworking, pro-active, and willing to learn new skills/things.

6.       Shortlisted candidates will be called for interview.

shana@um.edu.my 10-11-2017
Research Assistant BK074-2016
THE COMPARATIVE STUDY OF CHINESE LANGUAGE DISSEMINATION OF HIGHER EDUCATION IN SOUTH EAST ASIA.

1. Candidate must possess at least a Bachelor’s or Master's degree in Languages, mass communication, social science, or any relevant discipline; 

2. Willing to register into master/Ph.D program within 6 months after being successfully recruited;

3. CGPA > 3.0 or equivalent;

4. Excellent proficiency in English and Chinese language (written and spoken);

5. Able to work independently with minimal supervision;

6. Hardworking, pro-active, and willing to learn new skills/things;

Dateline for application: Until the post is filled. Only shortlisted candidates will be called for interview.

yaptenteng@um.edu.my 10-11-2017
Graduate Research Assistant BKS057-2017
PREPARATION AND CHARACTERISATION OF BIOPOLYMER HYDROGELS FOR BIOMEDICALAPPLICATIONS

1. Candidate must possess at a Bachelor’s degree in Science.

2. Candidate must be willing to pursue Master's Degree from this project.

3. Proficient in English (written and spoken).

4. Able to work with minimum supervision, hard working, self-motivated, diligent and willing to learn

Monthly salary: RM1500/month including EPF

 

Location: Chemistry DepartmentFaculty of Science, University of Malaya.
sfaridah@um.edu.my 03-79675932 15-11-2017
Graduate Research Assistant FP047-2017A
Parametric Studies For Increasing Mass Transfer Using Centrifugal Force In Liquid-solid Adsorption System

Dear all, 

I would like to invite applications for a position of Research Assistant at University of Malaya for a project on "Treatment of soil washing effluent using HIGEE technology"

Project sypnosis:

Soil washing is a popular soil remediation method whereby the contaminants such as heavy metals and organic contaminants in the soil are removed by washing agents mainly via solubilisation and complexation. In order to reduce cost and waste generation, the spent washing solutions are normally regenerated via several processes, such as precipitation and adsorption. The project investigates the application of high gravimetric technology (HIGEE) in treating soil washing effluent. The enhancement of mass transfer of the contaminants from liquid phase to solid phase with the aid of centrifugal force field will be evaluated experimentally using a rotating packed bed contactor."

Requirements:

- Malaysian only

- Bachelor degree in related disciplines (Engineering or Environmental Science)

- Strong interest in research

- Good track records in academic with CGPA of at least 3.2/4

- Proficient in English (written and spoken)

- Hard working, self-motivated, resourceful, diligent, and willing to learn

- Selected applicant must register for master study after 3 months

Employment Status: Full-time

Monthly salary: RM1,500 

For interested applicants, please send me your CV and undergraduate transcript for consideration at adeline@um.edu.my. Application online through RA recruitment system is also required in parallel at http://ra-recruitment.um.edu.my. For online application, please select project number FP047-2017A.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Application Closing Date:  15 November 2017

 

For more information, please contact: adeline@um.edu.my 15-11-2017
Graduate Research Assistant FP012-2017A
Nano-stealthing the STAT3-blocker for improved anti-metastatic activity: mechanistic and pharmacological studies
1. Applicant has to be Malaysian. 
 
2. Has either a MSc by research or BSc / B. Biomedical Science / B. Pharmacy / B. Pharm. Chem first class degree from a university recognized by University of Malaya.
 
3. Willing to work after office hours and during weekends / holidays when required.
 
4. Receive trainings / have basic knowledge in medical anatomy, physiology and biochemistry.
 
5. Having training / knowledge in pharmacology would be an advantage.
 
6. Willing to work with animal (keeping, catching, injecting, killing, processing tissue) if necessary.
 
7. Willing to work independently and also in team together with other postgraduates.
 
8. Wiling to go for short posting overseas when required.
 
e mail: lvkiew@ummc.edu.my 30-11-2017
Graduate Research Assistant BK016-2017
Effective Gas Separation System via Blend Polymeric Membrane Modified with Diamine

Candidate must possess at least a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering or other relevant degree AND:

a) Malaysian citizen

b) CGPA: 3.0 to 4.0 or equivalent

c) Willing to register for Master by research 

d) Self-motivated and able to carry out research work efficiently.

e) Hardworking, willing to learn new things and good communication skills.

f)  Research area: Membrane technology for gas separation application

 

Salary  :  RM1500 per month

Employment type  :  Full Time (Master Student)

Location  :  Department of Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Malaya

Dr. Mohd Usman Bin Mohd Junaidi usmanj@um.edu.my 30-11-2017
Graduate Research Assistant FP052-2017A
Multi-input single-output (MISO) converter for hybrid energy storage system in electric vehicles
Dear all,
 
We would like to invite applications for position of full-time Graduate Research Assistant on the project: "Multi-input single-output (MISO) converter for hybrid energy storage system in electric vehicles."
 
Candidates who are interested should fulfill the requirements below:
 
Requirements:
 
1.     Malaysian citizen only.
 
2.     Master degree or its equivalent/Bachelor's degree of electrical engineering field with CGPA 3.00 and above.
 
3.     Registered as full-time MPhil/PhD student at UMPEDAC.
 
4.     Proficient in English and Bahasa Malaysia.
 
5.     Has strong interest in power electronics and renewable energy.
 
6.     Knowledge in Matlab or C/C++ programming.
 
7.     Has moderate skills and knowledge in hardware development or circuit design.
 
8.     Hardworking, committed, and independent.
 
 
 
Salary will be according to UM standard.
 
Interested candidates please submit your CV to Dr. Siti Rohani Sheikh Raihan (srohani_sr@um.edu.my). Only shortlisted candidates will be called for interview.
Dr. Siti Rohani Sheikh Raihan Email: srohani_sr@um.edu.my 31-12-2017
Graduate Research Assistant FP014-2017A
The impact of genital chlamydial infection and host immunity to female infertility

(1) Hardworking and highly motivated candidate

(2) Bachelor/Master in Science/Biomed/Biotech with a CGPA >3.3

(3) Malaysian who is willing to register for postgraduate study

(4) Excellent proficiency in English (both oral and written) 

For more information, please contact: wonfen@um.edu.my 31-12-2017
Graduate Research Assistant BK051-2016
Training Optimization in Massive MIMO Systems

1. Malaysian candidate (Non-Malaysian can apply as self-sponsored student).

 

2. Bachelor's degree in Electrical/Electronics/Telecommunication Engineering or other related fields with CGPA 3.0 and above.

 

3. Must enroll as full time Master student in UM.

 

4. Interested in research and development.

 

5. Knowledgeable in programming (e.g. Matlab).

 

6. You are expected to continue our research in designing 5G wireless technology using massive MIMO system. You will be guided thoroughly by our expertise during your study.

 

Monthly allowances along with tuition fee exemption will be given to successful Malaysian applicant.

Increase in allowance is possible for an outstanding achievement.

 

 

 

Contact Information : Dr. Wan Amirul Wan Mohd Mahyiddin (wanamirul@um.edu.my). 04-04-2018