Available RA Vacancies

Position Project Requirement Contact Closing Date
Project Research Assistant (project) IF052-2017
Gcrf Building Capacity For Sustainable Interactions With Marine Ecosystems For Health, Wellbeing, Food And Livelihoods Of Coastal Communities

Dear all,

We would like to invite applications for the position of project assistant for the project ‘GCRF Building Capacity For Sustainable Interactions With Marine Ecosystems For Health, Wellbeing, Food And Livelihoods Of Coastal Communities’.

Employment status: FULL TIME

Number of position available: 2 posts

About the Project:

This 4-year project grant is awarded and fully funded by the Research Councils of United Kingdom under the Global Challenges Research Fund. The research will be conducted together with UK partners from the Plymouth Marine Laboratory, Exeter University and Plymouth Univerity and southeast Asian partner countries including Vietnam, Indonesia and the Philippines. The case study area is Tun Mustapha Park, Kudat, Sabah. A number of stakeholder engagement/capacity building workshops and trainings, roundtable discussions, and field works for survey and interviews are expected for this project.

Job Scope

1.    Perform project-related administrative and logistics work

2.    Perform writing for reports, outreach materials and publications

3.    Assist in project fieldwork and data collection when required

Requirements:

1.    Bachelor/master degree in related disciplines (Geography/urban planning/economics/economics/public administration/other related social science degree as well as a degree in biological science/public health with enthusiasm to understand the social science aspects), CGPA 3.30 and above.

2.    Local (Malaysian) candidate only.

3.    Excellent command in English and Malay (spoken and written); proficiency in local Sabahan language is an advantage.

4.    Ability to carry out work independently with minimum supervision.

5.    Proactive, hardworking, a good team player, strong organizational skills, willing to learn new skills, enjoy interacting with people

6.    Willing to travel and conduct field work, and possess own transport.

We offer a competitive salary and a friendly working environment. All applications should be accompanied by a cover letter and CV containing a recent photograph and relevant qualification details such as academic certificates. Only shortlisted candiates will be called for interview. 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.

Deadline of application: until the positions are filled/15 May 2018

 

Contact Information : gohhc@um.edu.my; amy_then@um.edu.my 25-06-2018
Graduate Research Assistant IF021-2017
Using Nexus Thinking To Empower Community-based Management Of Mangrove Fisheries

Dear all,

We would like to invite applications for the position of Graduate Research Assistant for the project on ‘Using nexus thinking to empower community-based management of mangrove fisheries’.

Employment status: FULL TIME

About the Project:

This 2-year project grant is awarded under the Newton Fund and the research will be conducted together with UK partners from the Plymouth Marine Laboratory. This project seeks to apply the nexus concept to improve understanding of the interdependencies, tensions and trade-offs between mangroves, their associated fishery and their users, in the context of human and environmental change. The case study area will be focused on the Klang Islands, Selangor. A number of stakeholder engagement workshops, roundtable discussions, and field interviews are expected for this project.

Job Scope

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.

Requirements:

1.    Bachelor degree in related disciplines (Geography/ public administration/ urban planning/related social science degree as well as a degree in biological science with enthusiasm to understand the social science aspects), CGPA 3.30 and above.

2.    Must register as a Master student under this project within 3 months of appointment.

3.    Local (Malaysian) candidate only.

4.    Good command in English and Malay (spoken and written); proficiency in Mandarin is an advantage.

5.    Ability to carry out research work independently with minimum supervision.

6.    Proactive, hardworking, a good team player, strong organizational skills, willing to learn new skills, enjoy interacting with people

7.    Willing to travel and to conduct field research, and possess own transport.

8.    Able to commence work immediately.

9.    Selected candidate will have an opportunity to travel to the Plymouth Marine Laboratory for training purpose.

We offer a competitive salary and a friendly working environment. 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.

All applications should be accompanied by a cover letter and CV containing a recent photograph and relevant qualification details such as academic certificates. Only shortlisted candiates will be called for interview.

Deadline of application: 30 June 2018 (or until the position has been filled)

You may contact Dr. Goh Hong Ching (gohhc@um.edu.my), Dr Amy Then (amy_then@um.edu.my) or Mr. Moh Heng Hing (moh_@um.edu.my) for more information regarding the project and the scope of work for the above position. 30-06-2018
Research Assistant BK015-2018
Palm oil and cellulose derivatives-based polymer electrolytes for application in electrochemical devices

We invite applications for the position of Graduate Research Assistant for Palm oil and cellulose derivatives-based polymer electrolytes for application in electrochemical devices” project.

Candidate must be/has:

1.       BSc in Chemistry/Applied Chemistry/related

2.       Willing to register for a Master’s Degree within 3 months of appointment

3.       Strong interest in research

4.       Good track records in academic

5.       Proficient in English (written and spoken)

6.       Able to work in a multidisciplinary project (Chemistry/Physics/Material Science)

7.       Able to work with minimum supervision, diligent, self-motivated, independent, willing to learn and able to work in a team.

Monthly salary: RM 1200-1300 for Master’s (including EPF)

Location: Centre for Foundation Studies in Science, UM and Chemistry DepartmentFaculty of Science, UM

Interested candidate please apply online. Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview. Successful candidate should be able to start work immediately (if possible).

For more information, please contact Dr Nurshafiza Shahabudin at nurshafiza.s@um.edu.my or +603-7967 5934.

Thank you.

Contact Information : 0379675934 nurshafiza.s@um.edu.my 30-06-2018
Project Research Assistant (project) RG561-18HTM
Assessment Of Soil Foundation - Structure Interaction Of The Asal Lambaa' Longhouse

Aim and objectives

The longhouse is aim to remain as built heritage because without proper understanding and maintenance it can lead to its disappearance, no longer constructed and are being maintained as cultural artifacts only. The objective of this research is to:

  1. Identifying and highlight defects in the structure through visual inspection method.
  2. Conducting condition assessment in the surrounding areas
  3. Classifying the level of damage of the overall building with the compilation from (1)&(2)
  4. Identify repairs works and recommendation on strengthening (if any) on the structural element

Requirement

Passion - Honesty - Systematic - Civil Engineering Background

 

huzaifahashim@um.edu.my 30-06-2018
Graduate Research Assistant FP046-2017A
Mechanism And Kinetic Parameters Of Bioglycerol Conversion In A Two-compartment Electrochemical Reactor

- Malaysian only

- Bachelor degree in related disciplines (Chemical Engineering or Chemistry)

- 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 PhD study after 1 month.

Salary: RM1,800 per month (Eligible for Graduate Research Assistantship Scheme)

 
For more information, please contact: leecs@um.edu.my For interested applicants, please send me your CV and undergraduate transcript for consideration at leecs@um.edu.my. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview. 30-06-2018
Graduate Research Assistant RF020A-2018
Development Of Innovative Ultra Sound Catalysts And Optimization Of Sonification Technology For The Removal Of Micropollutants In Water

Title 1: Sonification Technology For The Removal of Micropollutants

(1) Candidates must possess a Bachelor degree in any environmental-related field (i.e. environmental management, environmental science, environmental engineering).

(2) Preference would be given to candidates that are already enrolled for a postgraduate degree in the related field.

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

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

 

Title 2: Development Of Innovative Ultra Sound Catalysts And Optimization Of Sonification Technology For The Removal Of Micropollutants 

(1) Candidates must possess a Bachelor degree in the related field (i.e. Environmental Engineering, Chemical Engineering).

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

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

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

n_syuhadaa@um.edu.my 30-06-2018
Research Assistant BK053-2017
Searching for home at home: Personal narratives of the stateless in Malaysia

Opening for the position of a Research Assistant for discourse analysis research projects relating to marginalised groups based at the Faculty of Languages & Linguistics.

 

Candidate must be/have:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree with a CGPA of 3.0 and above.
  2. A strong interest in multidisciplinary qualitative research.
  3. Good writing and analytical skills.
  4. Proficient in English (written and spoken). Written and spoken Bahasa Melayu would be useful.
  5. Able to work independently with minimal supervision, meet deadlines, have excellent work ethic, be self-motivated and willing to learn.
  6. Working knowledge of concordancing (e.g. AntConc, Wordsmith, etc.) and qualitative research (e.g. NVivo) softwares would be an advantage.

 

The RA will:

  1. Be involved in data collection (written and spoken texts) and field work (interviews and workshops)
  2. Assist in project-related administrative and logistics work
  3. Conduct literature review in relation to the topic
  4. Perform writing for reports and preparation for publications
  5. Perform transcription work for spoken data files

 

The position is available on a full-time (6 months) or longer-term part-time (9-12 months) basis. Monthly salary will be adjusted accordingly and will be between RM1,200 - 1,800.

All applications should be accompanied by a cover letter, CV and a sample of academic writing (if any). Interested candidates should apply online through the RA Recruitment System website at http://ra-recruitment.um.edu.my. Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview. The successful candidate should be able to start work in July 2018 onwards.

For more information, please contact Dr Charity Lee at charity.lee@um.edu.my or +603-7967 3045. Thank you.

 

 

For more information, please contact: Dr Charity Lee (charity.lee@um.edu.my or +603-7967 3045) 30-06-2018
Graduate Research Assistant BKS018-2018
Deep Learning For Knee Magnetic Resonance Images: Automatic Delineation Of Mr Kneeanatomical Imageswith End To End Machinelearning Approach For Osteoarthritis Analysis

Dear Students, 

I would like to invite applications for Full time Graduate Student (Master) in the research project related to  machine learning in medical image processing.

General Requirements

  1. Experience/Knowledge in research methodology would be useful
  2. Possess Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Engineering or other Engineering   disciplinary programme (CGPA 3.00 and above)
  3. Preferable Malaysian candidates
  4. Proficient in English
  5. Pleasant personality, independent, hardworking and self-motivated
  6. Ability to use the various statistical packages would be an added advantage
  7. Demonstrate cooperativeness and teamwork
  8. An accompanying full CV is required.
  9. Possess knowledge in any programming skills, MATLAB, C++, C or others would be an advantage

 

How to Apply: Please send your detailed curriculum vitae to lai.khinwee@um.edu.my for the arrangement of interview. 30-06-2018
Graduate Research Assistant RP038B-17AFR
X-Ray Absorption Study of Local Structure and Atomic Correlations of Low Dimensional System

1. Bachelor or Master Degree in Engineering or Science (CGPA should be 3.0 and above).

2. Malaysian Citizen ONLY.

3. Selected candidate MUST register in Master/PhD studies at University of Malaya.

4. Proficient in English (spoken and written).

5. Strong interest in research and willing to learn new skills/fields.

6. Able to work independently, self-motivated and hardworking.

7. Good track record in publication would be an advantage.




 

For more information, please contact: Contact Information : t_selvi@um.edu.my 30-06-2018
Project Research Assistant (project) PV009-2018
Effects Of New Isometric Exercise Training (360° Titanium Core Strenght Exercise®) On Blood Pressure (bp)

Dear all,

We would like to invite applications for position of Research Assistance for project "Effects Of New Isometric Exercise Training (360° Titanium Core Strenght Exercise®) On Blood Pressure (BP)"

Employment Status: Full Time Short Term  (August to November 2018) 

Requirement:

1. Bachelor Degree in Sport Science or Related Field 

2. Malaysian only 

3. Hardworking 

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.  

Thank you 

 

For more information, please contact: lboonhooi@um.edu.my 13-07-2018
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 15-07-2018
Research Assistant BK020-2017
Nano-Bioactive Calcium phosphate coated gutta percha for root canal obturation

Dear all, 

We would like to invite applications for the position of Research Assistant for our project on Nano-Bioactive Calcium phosphate coated gutta percha for root canal obturation

EMPLOYMENT STATUS:FULL-TIME 

REQUIREMENT:

We have a position for a candidate who wishes to do a research master related to nano-bioactive testing of materials in the area of dentistry. Apply for the post if you think you have or can do the following:
  • You have a strong interest in fundamental testing of dental materials and related applied research investigations
  • You are able to work with biomaterial cellular compatibility testing
  • You are willing to align your fundamental research with the requirements of projects in collaboration with Faculty of Dentistry.
  • You disseminate your results via journal publications, conference presentations, etc.
  • You own the analytical skills to interpret the obtained research results
  • You are able to efficiently organize your tasks in an independent way
  • You are a team player and have strong communication skills
  • You respect the predetermined milestones in research projects
  • You have the basic requirements to do a master (reseach) program. (Please refer to the university's website for minimum entry requirement for a master (research) program).
  • Candidate must register as a postgraduate student within 3-6 months of appointment
  • Full time basis with salary: RM1,500 (include EPF) per month.
Please contact Dr Noor Hayati Azami, Department of Restorative Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, University Malaya. Interested candidates should email their CV to nhayatiazami@um.edu.my 31-07-2018
Graduate Research Assistant FP014-2017A
The impact of genital chlamydial infection and host immunity to female infertility

We are looking for RA who are interested in pursuing a Master or PhD degree in Immunology/Microbiology field. The candidate must fulfill the following criterias:

 

(1) An organized, independent and self-motivated candidate

(2) Bachelor/Master in Science/Biomed/Biotech with a CGPA >3.5

(3) A Malaysian who is aiming to register for postgraduate study

(4) Proficient in English, both oral and written

(5) Is highly interested in research works

 

 

Interested candidate, please contact wonfen@um.edu.my 31-08-2018