Available RA Vacancies

Position Project Requirement Contact Closing Date
Research Assistant RF001D-2018
Pembangunan Enjin Prototaip Pertuturan Ke Teks (stt) Dalam Bahasa Melayu

Calon mestilah mempunyai Ijazah Pertama atau Sarjana dalam bidang Sains Komputer, Teknologi Maklumat , Perkomputeran Bahasa atau Multi-media. Keutamaan diberikan kepada calon yang mempunyai pengalaman dalam pembangunan sistem berkaitan pemprosesan bahasa ibunda dan boleh menggunakan alatan multimedia.

Calon juga perlu mempunyai kebolehan menyediakan dokumentasi dan skil asas menganalisa data, disamping boleh berkomukasi (lisan dan tulis) dengan baik di dalam Bahasa Malaysia dan Bahasa Inggeris.

Sila berhubung terus dengan penyelidik: rohanamahmud@um.edu.my 10-12-2018
Research Assistant PD002-2018
Role of Social Enterprise in Poverty Alleviation and Inclusive Development in Malaysia

1. Master Degree in Development Studies with CGPA>3.0 and above

2. Basic knowledge in entrepreneurship, public policy or inclusive development will be an advantage

3. Proficient in English (spoken and written)

4. Hardworking, independent, willing to learn new things and able to work in team

5. Applicant must be a Malaysian

Telephone: +603-7967 3607 Email: baskaran@um.edu.my 10-12-2018
Graduate Research Assistant MO004-2018
Tabung Khas Profesor Ulung - Incremental And Radical Innovations: Drivers Of Competitiveness In The Automative Parts And Components, Integrated Circuits And Clothing Industries

Three (3) positions are avaiable, one each for automotive parts and components, integrated circuits, and clothing over the period of 24 months. Successful candidates will be paid RM3000 monthly (inclusive of EPF) over the 24 months.

1. Candidates must have a good second class upper (minimum 3.5 CGPA) first degree from a recognized university

2. Candidates must hold a masters degree in the social sciences but preferably in economics or development studies.

3. Candidates must be Malaysians

4. Candidates must be willing to travel to undertake fieldwork.

5. Candidates must have basic knowledge of SPSS, Amos and econometric packages (or willing to acquire them)

6. Candidates must register to undertake a doctoral degree at the Asia-Europe Institute under the supervision of Professor Rajah Rasiah

Interested applicants must submit their applications to: Professor Rajah Rasiah (email: rajah@um.edu.my) 10-12-2018
Research Assistant GPF005I-2018
A Sustainability Perspective On Intellectual Capital And Performance Measurement Systems

Dear all, 


We would like to invite applications for positions of Research Assistant for project titled “A Sustainability Perspective on Intellectual Capital and Performance Measurement Systems


EMPLOYMENT STATUS: FULL-TIME 

REQUIREMENT: 

Requirements:

  1. Knowledge and experience in the area of Sustainability Accounting is highly desirable.
  2. Good communication skills and excellent command in English (spoken and written) with strong reporting and documentation skills.
  3. Has great interest in quantitative research.
  4. Ability to carry out work independently.
  5. Proactive, hardworking, a good team player, and strong organizational skills.

 Location: Department of Accounting, Faculty of Business & Accountancy, University of Malaya.

All applications should be accompanied by a cover letter and CV along with relevant qualification details such as academic certificates. Please also email your CV to kaveh@um.edu.my

HOW TO APPLY:

Interested and qualified candidates are required to submit online application through the RA Recruitment System at http://ra-recruitment.um.edu.my. Selection will be made only among the applications submitted through the RA Recruitment System.

Only shortlisted candidates will be called for interview.

For more information, please contact: kaveh@um.edu.my 11-12-2018
Research Assistant IF037-2018
Identification, Evaluation And Alleviation Of The Threat Of Vector-borne Rickettsial Agents To Human Health In Malaysia In The Context Of Changing Climate And Socio-economic Development

Requirements:

 

Bachelor degree in relevant disciplines (life sciences)

Strong interest in research.

Independent with strong organizational management skills.

Experienced in molecular biology skills and analysis, cell culture techniques, field sampling.

Must be able to undertake after hours and weekend work.

Must be able to undertake field work in rural areas, farms and forests.

Must be willing to handle animals, including livestock, wildlife and domestic animals including cats and dogs.

Must be able to participate and contribute in all centre and project activities, including organizing workshops and community engagement events, and other ad hoc duties as deemed necessary by the supervisor and centre director.

Proficient in Bahasa Malaysia and English languages in both written and oral communications.

Strong work ethics and integrity.

Able to drive and travel for field work.

Selected applicant must be willing to further postgraduate studies (MSc or PhD).

 

Interested applicants please contact Dr Khoo Jing Jing (jing.khoo@um.edu.my) and apply through the RA recruitment system.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.Requirements:

 

Bachelor degree in relevant disciplines (life sciences)

Strong interest in research.

Independent with strong organizational management skills.

Experienced in molecular biology skills and analysis, cell culture techniques, field sampling.

Must be able to undertake after hours and weekend work.

Must be able to undertake field work in rural areas, farms and forests.

Must be willing to handle animals, including livestock, wildlife and domestic animals including cats and dogs.

Must be able to participate and contribute in all centre and project activities, including organizing workshops and community engagement events, and other ad hoc duties as deemed necessary by the supervisor and centre director.

Proficient in Bahasa Malaysia and English languages in both written and oral communications.

Strong work ethics and integrity.

Able to drive and travel for field work.

Selected applicant must be willing to further postgraduate studies (MSc or PhD).

 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.

Interested applicants please contact Dr Khoo Jing Jing (jing.khoo@um.edu.my) and apply through the RA recruitment system. 12-12-2018
Research Assistant RP037B-17HNE
Music, Health, And Enriching Lives


Dear All,

We would like to invite applications for positions of Research Assistant for project on "Music, Health, and Enriching Live".

EMPLOYMENT STATUS: FULL-TIME

 

REQUIREMENT:

  • Bachelor and/or Master Degree in Music
  • strong interest in research
  • good tracks record in academia with CGPA  of at least 3.0
  • Must be proficient in English Language (written and spoken)
  • Hardworking self-motivated, good interpersonal and communication skills requires minimal supervision, resourceful, diligent, and willing to learn, self-determined learning.
  • familiar with qualitative data.
  • interest and basic knowledge in Music Therapy.
  • Open only for local students (Malaysian citizen) at Cultural Centre, University of Malaya

Only Shortlisted candidate will be called for interview

For more information, please contact Dr. Cheong Ku Wing

Email Address: kwcheong@um.edu.my

HOW TO APPLY:

All applicants MUST be made online through RA Recruitment System website http://ra-recruitment.um.edu.my.Please be informed that only the applications received for this project through RA Recruitment System will be selected.

 
 
For more information, please contact Dr. Cheong Ku Wing Email Address: kwcheong@um.edu.my 12-12-2018
Graduate Research Assistant BKS076-2017
Forecasting Of Financial Return Series Using Return Model : Stylized Facts And Distributional Assumption

1.  Basic Degree in Statistics or Actuarial Science with CGPA > 3.0

2. Strong interest in the area of finacial time series modelling and forecasting

3. Ability to work independently 

4. If selected, the candidate MUST enroll for a Master's degree

Koh You Beng Institute of Mathematical Sciences Faculty of Science University of Malaya 50603 Lembah Pantai, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Tel: +603-79674315 Fax: +603-79674143 Email: kohyoubeng@gmail.com 12-12-2018
Graduate Research Assistant GPF037B-2018
Understanding The Correlation Of Energy Storage Mechanism And Oxygen Vacancies Density In Binder Free Nix2o4/EGF (X=Mn,Co) As Active Materials In Asymmetrical Cell

Dear all, 

We would like to invite applications for Research Assistant position for project on Understanding The Correlation Of Energy Storage Mechanism And Oxygen Vacancies Density In Binder Free Nix2o4/EGF (X=Mn,Co) As Active Materials In Asymmetrical Cell.


EMPLOYMENT STATUS: FULL-TIME 

REQUIREMENT:

  • Candidate must be a Malaysian
  • Candidate must be willing to register for MSc or PhD
  • Must have commitment and passion towards research
  • Good communication skills both in spoken and written English
  • Able to work with minimum supervision
  • Pleasant personality, hardworking and self-motivated.
shana@um.edu.my 14-12-2018
Research Assistant IF021-2017
Using Nexus Thinking To Empower Community-based Management Of Mangrove Fisheries
  1. Conduct extensive literature review in relation to the topic
  2. Conduct interviews with stakeholders, especially local fishermen
  3. Perform data collection, entry and analysis
  4. Assist in project-related administrative and logistics work
  5. Perform writing for reports, outreach materials and publications.
You will be paid of a monthly salary of RM1,500.00 from 15 November 2018 to 15 April 2019 (6 months)
including probation period of 1 month.
 
You are also expected to develop your Master study proposal within the scope of the project work.
Interested and qualified candidates are required to submit online application through RA Recruitment System website at http://ra-recruitment.um.edu.my. Selection will be made only among the applications submitted through the RA Recruitment System. For more information, please contact: gohhc@um.edu.my (Dr Goh Hong Ching, Principal Investigator) and amy_then@um.edu.my (Dr Amy Then). 14-12-2018
Research Assistant PD003-2018
The Determinants of Sustainable Use of Natural Resources and Poverty Alleviation: An Empirical Evidence from Coastal Community

 

Dear All,

We would like to invite application for the position of Research Assistant for a project on the "Determination of Sustainable Use of Natural Resources and Poverty Alleviation: An Empirical Evidence from Costal Community"

 

EMPLOYMENT STATUS: FULL TIME

REQUREMENTS

     1. Candidate must possess a Master degree in Business and Economics with CGPA > 3.0

     2. Prefer a candidate that enroll in PhD at University of Malaya

     3. Candidate must be proficient in English (Spoken and Written)

For this position interested candidate can send me your CV at mehedi@um.edu.my. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

 

Dr. Muhammad Mehedi Masud Senior Lecturer Department of Development Studies Faculty of Economics and Administration E-mail: mehedi@um.edu.my 15-12-2018
Research Assistant GPF046B-2018
The Role Of Vibrational Modes Of Thermally Activated Delay Flourescence In Exciplex : From Solution To Solid State Matrix

Organic and hybrid electronics are exciting and rapidly growing fields encompassing a wide range of technologies and applications that span current consumer applications such as display through to demonstrators and concepts such as sensing, photovoltaics, transistors. The aim of this project is to use big data, machine learning, computational methods along with advanced analytical methods such as those available in Thailand Synchrotron Light Source and the collaboration with Durham University, UK to discover, identify, develop and apply material science techniques and materials informatics that are capable of defining the molecular structure, interface features and mechanisms that control the electrical and optical performance of charge transport and charge transfer state  at the molecular and macroscopic level. The understanding of these relationships will help to improve electronic performance.

required background

1. Chemistry/ Materials Science, Physics, Applied Physics, Electrical and Electronic Engineering

ph7klw76@um.edu.my 15-12-2018
Research Assistant GPF067B-2018
Ethics In Sustainable Agriculture: The Management, Development And Progress Of Organic Farming In Malaysia

Applicants need to fulfill the following requirements:

1) Malaysian graduate with CGPA 3.0 and above.Fields of study: Science, Biomedical, Arts and Humanities 

2) Candidates must be willing to register for MSc or already registered at University of Malaya as full research student.

3) Hardworking, willing to work in the field and have good communication skills.

4) Proficient in Malay & English (spoken and written)

5) Have experience in research, publication and data analysis.

6) Have own transport 

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Salary: RM1200 (include EPF) per month

 

Employment Type and Duration: Contract, 12 months (start from January 2019).

 

Location: Department of Science and Technology Studies, Faculty of Science, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur 

DR.MOHD SALIM MOHAMED (mohdsalim@um.edu.my) 16-12-2018
Research Assistant GPF012P-2018
World Of Digitalization From The Perspective Of Intellectual Property Rights (iprs) Policy In Malaysia
  1. Degree Holders in Law (LL.B/LL.B(S))
  2. English profiency 
  3. Have commitment and passion toward research
  4. Good communication skills and able to interact well with other people
  5. Employment tyoe and Duration : Contract, 6 months  (start from January 2019)
  6. Allowance: RM 1700 (including EPF)
Dr Nurhidayah binti Abdullah (abd_hidayah@um.edu.my) 17-12-2018
Research Assistant BK028-2018
Financial Inclusion and Income Inequality in East Asia Pacific
Dear all, 
 
We would like to invite applications for positions of Research Assistant for project on Financial Inclusion and Income Inequality in East Asia Pacific.
 
EMPLOYMENT STATUS:FULL-TIME 
 
REQUIREMENT: 
 
(1) Malaysians only.
 
(2) Candidates must possess at least a Bachelor's degree in Economics, Finance or Business.
 
(3) Proficient in English (written and spoken). Able to arrange interview appointments for fieldwork (local) and attend the meetings with the researchers.
 
(4) Familiar with the use of main online databases (UNCTAD, World Bank, OECD) for data compilation.
 
(5) Able to handle large datasets using Excel.
 
(6) Able to work independently and meet stringent datelines.
 
(7) Have experience in research, publication and data analysis.
 
Location: Faculty of Economics & Administration, University of Malaya.
 
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Employment Type and Duration: Contract, 10 months.
 
Note: Only candidates that are able to commit to this full-time schedule are encouraged to apply for this post.
 
 
For more information, please contact: Dr. Sonia Kumari Selvarajan, Department of Development Studies, Faculty of Economics & Administration, University of Malaya.
Email: soniakumari@um.edu.my
 
HOW TO APPLY: 
All applications MUST be made online through RA Recruitment System website at http://ra-recruitment.um.edu.my. Please be informed that only the applications received for this project through RA Recruitment System will be selected. 
 
APPLICATION CLOSING DATE: 20-12-2018 
 
Thank you 
Contact Information : soniakumari@um.edu.my 20-12-2018
Graduate Research Assistant GPF026B-2018
Healthcare Meets Big Data: Security And Privacy Protection
1. Possess a Bachelor Degree in Mathematics (CGPA >3.0).
2. Selected candidate MUST register to pursue a MSc Mathematics (by research) at the University of Malaya.
3. Good proficiency in both English and Malay, both written and spoken.
4. Strong interest in research and willing to learn new skills.
5. Able to work independently, self-motivated, committed, responsible and hard working.
6. Computer literate (Words, Excel, Powerpoint). Familiarity with programming and simulations software would be an advantage.
7. Local candidate (Malaysian) only.
 
Dr. Amizah Malip at amizah.malip@um.edu.my 21-12-2018
Graduate Research Assistant GPF066A-2018
Utilization of Coal Bottom Ash (CBA) as Aggregates and Filler Replacement in Stone Mastic Asphalt Pavement

Dear all, 

We would like to invite applications for positions of Research Assistant for project on Utilization of Coal Bottom Ash (CBA) as Aggregates and Filler Replacement in Stone Mastic Asphalt Pavement

EMPLOYMENT STATUS:FULL-TIME 

REQUIREMENT:

(1) Malaysian only.

(2) Candidates must possess a Bachelor degree in Civil Engineering field 

(3) Candidates must enrol in Master studies in the research area.

(4) Candidates must be able to work independently and meet stringent datelines.

(5) Candidate must be proficient in English (written and spoken) and Bahasa Melayu (written and spoken).

 

Location: Center for Transportation Research, Department of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Malaya

 

For more information, please contact: Dr. Suhana Koting, suhana_koting@um.edu.my 

 

HOW TO APPLY: 
All applications MUST be made online through RA Recruitment System website at http://ra-recruitment.um.edu.my. Please be informed that only the applications received for this project through RA Recruitment System will be selected. 

APPLICATION CLOSING DATE: 21-12-2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

suhana_koting@um.edu.my , Tel: 03-79677648 21-12-2018
Research Assistant RP029C-18SUS
Waste management and income generation for Bachok Community

1) Malaysian.

2) Basic/master degree in Economics or related field.

3) Good interpersonal skills.

4) Willing to travel.

Nurulhuda Mohd Satar Dept of Economics Faculty of Economics and Administration University of Malaya nurulhuda@um.edu.my 03-79673656 21-12-2018
Research Assistant GPF007B-2018
Climate Change Refugia: Adaptation Strategies Of An Actiniarian (Stichodactyla Gigantea, Forsskål, 1775) To Turbid Waters In The Strait Of Malacca
1. Bachelor’s degree in Biotechnology, Genetics, Biochemistry, Marine Biology, or any Biology related discipline.
2. Laboratory experience in molecular biology is desirable.
3. Able to write and converse well in English and Bahasa Malaysia with strong reporting and documentation skills.
4. Possession of a valid SCUBA diving certification and ability to work in the field are desirable.
5. Enthusiasm for the marine ecosystem is an advantage.
6. Candidate is hardworking, self-motivated, proactive, willing to learn new skills, and able to work independently as well as within a team. 
7. Candidate will enroll as a MSc student at the Institute of Biological Science, University of Malaya.
 
If you are interested, please send your detailed CV, transcript and a cover letter (describing relevant background experience and interest in the project) to Dr. Nuradilla Mohamad Fauzi (dilfauzi@um.edu.my). Please put 'Sea Anemone Project' in the email subject line. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview. 
 
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Dr. Nuradilla Mohamad Fauzi (dilfauzi@um.edu.my), Institute of Biological Sciences, University of Malaya. 23-12-2018
Graduate Research Assistant GPF024B-2018
Data Analytics In Demand-Driven Decision Making: The Impact On Stem Education

candidates with a degree in statistics with minimum CGPA 3.00

Contact Information : nuranisah_mohamed@um.edu.my 28-12-2018
Project Research Assistant (project) SF002-2017
Development Of A Prototype Biomimetic Micro Air Vehicle (bmav)

- Part time basis.

- To assist our research group to develop models of flying mini-robot based on flapping type especially on the mechatronic/automation part. 

- The project involves product design and development (drawing, 3D printing); mechanism development (mechatronics), model assembly.

Contact Information : Contact Information : Contact Information : Contact Information : Contact Information : PooBalan Ganesan poo_ganesan@um.edu.my 31-12-2018
Graduate Research Assistant RU009B-2018
Establish Novel Nanomaterials Electrodes and Investigate Different Light Quality on the Bioelectricity Generation from an Algal Biophotovoltaic Device

Dear all, 

We would like to invite applications for positions of Graduate Research Assistant for project on bioinsecticides. 


EMPLOYMENT STATUS:FULL-TIME 

REQUIREMENT:

1. Possess a Bachelor Degree  (CGPA >3.0)
2. Selected candidate MUST register to pursue a MSc / PhD (by research) at the University of Malaya.
3. Good proficiency in English, both written and spoken.
4. Strong interest in research and willing to learn new skills.
5. Able to work independently, self-motivated, committed, responsible and hard working.
6. Computer literate (Words, Excel, Powerpoint). 
7. Local candidate (Malaysian) only.
 
All applications MUST be made online through RA Recruitment System website at http://ra-recruitment.um.edu.my. Please be informed that only the applications received for this project through RA Recruitment System will be selected. 

APPLICATION CLOSING DATE: 31-01-2019 
 
Contact Information : For more information, please contact: Dr. Ng Fong Lee at fonglee_ng@yahoo.com 31-12-2018
Graduate Research Assistant GPF002C-2018
Psychopharmacogenomics Study Of Drug Abuse And Dependance On Amphetamine-Type Stimulants (ATS) And Heroin In A Malaysian Population
We are looking to recruit a Master’s/PhD candidate to work in a project entitled “Psychopharmacogenomics study of drug abuse and dependence on Amphetamine-type Stimulants (ATS)”. 

This field of study is still relatively new and interesting field to explore in Malaysia because the genetic heterogeneity of the multi-ethnic population in Malaysia could reveal the reasons for discrepancies in different studies that may be caused by ethnic factors. This study related to ATS abuse is strongly encouraged by the Malaysia government to solve the problems of drug abuse in our country and indirectly will helps to reduce the financial costs associated with the health, governmental, and social ramifications of this drug use. It provides an understanding of current and future applications of personalized medicine in drug abuse and dependence, and to highlight the benefit to patients. There are useful to increase the efficiency of the treatments outcome, prevention in our population, and minimize the adverse effects of the treatment as possible.

The candidate will work in a full-time research position at the University of Malaya. However, the candidate may have opportunity to travel around.

The candidate is expected to:

1. Possess a Bachelor’s/Master’s Degree with CGPA 3.0 and above in either Biology, Biomedical Science. Medical Science, Genetics, Pharmacology, Pharmacy or related disciplines;

2. Able to write and converse well in English with strong reporting and documentation skills;

3. Candidate is dedicated and passionate towards research;

4. Candidate must be hardworking, independent, self-motivated and have good inter-personal skills;

5. Malaysian candidate preferred.

Interested candidates should send their CV to garethsim@um.edu.my for the arrangement of interview. 31-12-2018
Research Assistant BKS084-2017
A Unified Security Framework For Internet Of Things (iot)

REQUIREMENTS:

1. Applicant should have a strong understanding of computer networks and mobile computing.

2. Preference is given to a postgraduate student who intends to pursue research in the related topic.

3. Disciplined, responsible, self-motivated, able to work independently and willing to learn.

DURATION: 5 months.

SALARY: RM1,800 per month.

LOCATION: Faculty of Computer Science & IT, University of Malaya.

Prof. Madya Dr. Mazliza Othman (mazliza@um.edu.my) 31-12-2018
Research Assistant BK023-2018
A New Theory on The concept of Shahid in the Qur'an: IPTA Scholars and Students' Perceptions

(1) Malaysian and International

(2) Candidates must possess a Bachelor or master degree in Quranic and Hadith Studies

(3) Candidates must enrol in Master or PhD studies in the research area.

(4) Candidates must be able to work independently and meet stringent datelines.

(5) Candidate must be proficient in English (written and spoken) .

magapu2005@um.edu.my Dr. Abdollatif Department of al-Quran and al-Hadith, Academy of Islamic Studies, University of Malaya 31-12-2018
Graduate Research Assistant GPF051B-2018
Surface Properties Evaluation Of Red Blood Cell Membrane With Drug And/ Or Drug Carrier By Using Langmuir Monolayer Analysis

-Interested in pursuing MSc/ PhD degree.

-Able to work independently.

-Proficient in English language.

-Organize and handle paperwork.

yinyinteo@um.edu.my 01-01-2019
Graduate Research Assistant GPF065A-2018
Hydrogen Purification by using Novel Blend PSf/PI Modified Polymeric Membrane.

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, Safety and Heatlh Analysis

g) Monthly salary will be provided (RM 1500.00)

 

Employment type  :  Full Time (Master Student)

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

 

rosmani@um.edu.my 31-01-2019
Graduate Research Assistant GPF051A-2018
Recycling of Rejected Glove in Rubberised Road Application

Dear all,

We would like to invite applications for positions of  Graduate Research Assistant for project on Recycling Of Rejected Glove In Rubberised Road Application

 

EMPLOYMENT STATUS: FULL-TIME

 

REQUIREMENT:

(1) Malaysian only.

(2) Candidates must possess a Bachelor degree in Chemical Engineering field

(3) Candidates must enrol in Master studies in the research area.

(4) Candidates must be able to work independently and meet stringent deadlines.

(5) Candidate must be proficient in English (written and spoken) and Bahasa Melayu (written and spoken).

 

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

 

For more information, please contact: Mr. M. Iskandr M. Nor, misk @um.edu.my 31-03-2019