Available RA Vacancies

Position Project Requirement Contact Closing Date
Graduate Research Assistant FP017-2015A
Facilities Management Need To Account For People With Physically Challenged

Applicants need to fulfill the following requirements:

1) Bachelor Degree in Building Surveying field with CGPA>3.0 and above.

2) Candidate must be willing to register for Master/PhD or already registered at University of Malaya as full research student.

3) LOCAL candidate (Malaysian only).

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

5) Proficient in English (spoken and written)

Salary: RM1800 per month inclusive EPF

Employment Type and Duration: Contract, 6 months (start from August 2017).

Location: Faculty of Built Environment University of Malaya.

***Fee waiver except Examination Fee, Graduation Fee, Submission of Thesis

Dr. Shirley Chua (shirleychua88@um.edu.my or 03-79677952) 18-08-2017
Research Assistant LL024-16SUS
Sustainable Transport System In University Of Malaya Campus:study On Improve The Feeder Bus Service And Promote Non-motorised Transport Mode In Campus
  • Bachelor degree in any discipline (preferably engineering, science or social science).
  • Strong interest in research and willing to learn new things.
  • Good communication skills and proficient in English.
  • Full time and contract till June 2018 (start immediately).
  • Must be willing to register as postgraduate candidate (Master or PhD) under this project field.
  • Main jobscopes are to collect traffic data, data analysis using SPSS and excel, paper works related to the project.
  • Shortlisted candidates may call for an interview.
Yuen Choon Wah, PhD yuencw@um.edu.my 03-79675355 18-08-2017
Research Assistant BK021-2017
Model Predictive Control with Non-uniformly Spaced Moving Horizon Estimation

Dear all,
 
We would like to invite applications for positions of Research Assistant for project on Model Predictive Control with Non-uniformly Spaced Moving Horizon Estimation.
  
REQUIREMENT:

1.       Bachelor’s Degree in Engieering or other relevant fields with CGPA 3.0 and above.

2.       Interested in research and willing to register for Master by research within 6 months of appointment

3.       Knowledgeable in programming (e.g., MATLAB).

4.       Self-motivated, hardworking and able to carry out research work independently with minimal supervision
 

Salary: RM 1500 per month (Increase in salary is possible for outstanding achievements)

Employment status: Full-time

Location  :  Faculty of Engineering, University of Malaya

 

Thank you.
 

Contact Information : Any inquiry please contact: Dr. Tan Chee Keong at tanck@um.edu.my. 18-08-2017
Research Assistant FP065-2015A
A Study on the Fundamental Relationship between Frequency Variation and Reactive Power Injection for Active Anti-Islanding of Distributed Generation System
Solar Energy Research Project.
 
1. Malaysian candidate.
 
2. Bachelor's degree in Electrical/Electronics Engineering with CGPA 3.0 and above.
 
3. Passion for research and development, hardworking, independent and highly motivated.
 
4. Having a background in power electronics/power systems/renewable energy/control.
 
5. Knowledgeable in C/C++ programming and Matlab Simulink/PLECS/PSIM software.
 
6. Must enrol as full time Master (MPhil) student in UMPEDAC, University Malaya.
 
Interested candidates, please apply online through RA Recruitment System website and forward your complete CV to Dr. Mohamad Fathi Mohamad Elias (fathi@um.edu.my) 18-08-2017
Graduate Research Assistant BK026-2017
Development of a Single-Handed Motion-Based Sterile Method To Assess Dental Records
We are offering a GRA position for Malaysian citizens with a salary between RM1500 to RM2250 (including EPF).
 
We are looking for candidates with:
  • Strong interest in computer vision, and are eager to advance the state of the art Experience with computer vision algorithmic approaches or libraries (OpenCV, Scikit-learn, NumPy, SciPy) are considered a plus.
  • Willing to align his/her fundamental research with the requirements of projects in collaboration with Faculty of Dentistry.
  • Able to efficiently organize his/her tasks in an independent way
  • A team player and have strong communication skills
  • Respects the predetermined milestones in research projects
  • Analytical skills to interpret the obtained research results is an advantage
  • Past record of research results disseminated via journal publications, conference presentations, etc is an advantage

Candidate is expected to enrol on a research master related to computer vision during the term of employment.

 

For more information, please contact: (1) Dr Wan Nurazreena Wan Hassan Department of Paediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, UM. Interested candidates mush email their CV to wannurazreena@um.edu.my (2) Dr Chee Seng Chan, Department Of Artificial Intelligence, Faculty Of Computer Science & Information Technology. Email cs.chan@um.edu.my 20-08-2017
Research Assistant FP047-2016
In Silico Mechanistic Studies of Protein Biosynthesis Within the Ribosomal Framework - The Role of Quantum Effects in Enhancing The Rate of Peptide Bond Formation

BSc in Chemistry or Bioinformatics preferably with experience in using modeling software.

Prof Sharifuddin Md Zain Chemistry Department University of Malaya 23-08-2017
Research Assistant RP016A-15SUS
Impact Of Pv/t On Net-zero Energy Residential Building In Malaysia

We are looking for Full-time Research Assistant (PhD Student) in field of Solar Energy and Energy Policy (Solar PV, Solar Thermal, Photovoltaic Thermal, Energy in Transportation, Demand Side Management) in University of Malaya.  

 Requirements:

  1. Bachelor’s/ Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or any related fields
  2. Master Degree (with CGPA > 3.00) or its equivalent of engineering field.
  3. Bachelor Degree (with CGPA > 3.00) or its equivalent of engineering field. 
  4. Has strong interest in working on Solar Energy, Energy Policy.  
  5. Hardworking and independent.
  6. Malaysian citizen 

 Salary will be according to UM standard.

We offer a competitive salary (Salary will be according to UM standard) and friendly working environment.

Interested and highly motivated candidates can forward your complete resume /CV to Dr. Md. Hasanuzzaman hasan@um.edu.my; hasan.buet99@gmail.com. 27-08-2017
Graduate Research Assistant SF003-2017
Development Of A Robotic Navigation System For Neurology And Spine Surgery
We would like to invite applications for positions of Research Assistant for our project "Development of a robotic Navigation system for neurology and spine surgery"

This project is about developing a robotic arm which will assist surgeons in the process of brain surgery. The assisting role of the robot is primarily to help surgeons navigate during the surgery and assist them in needle placement (biopsy and electrode placement). Surgical navigation or image guided surgery (IGS) is a critical equipment in neurosurgery which helps surgeons locate the problem and navigate their tools during the surgery. This project joins the IGS technology and robotic technology to develop a system that helps surgeons to find the pre-planned locations on and in patient’s head, auto register the patient to IGS software and hold the necessary instruments in place.

REQUIREMENT:

1) Possess Bachelor's/Master's degree in Electrical Engineering/ Biomedical with CGPA 3.0 and above

2) Interested in pursuing Master/PhD

3) Excellent proficiency in both written and spoken English

5) Pleasant personality, hardworking, and self-motivated

6) Able to work independently with minimal supervision

Added advantage would be:

  • Knowledge of Python language
  • worked with software 3D slicer and Robot Operating System

Application Requirements:

All applications must include a recent colour photograph, CV, BSc/MSc full transcripts. All applicants must submit their applications through the RA Recruitment System. Please send your detailed CV to crae@um.edu.my.  Only selected candidates will be contacted for interview.

 

Center of Research in Applied Electronics (CRAE), Faculty of Engineering, University of Malaya. crae@um.edu.my 29-08-2017
Research Assistant RP028B-14HTM
Personalized And Integrated Cardiac Care Using Patient Specific Models Of Myocardial Infarction
PhD

 

Contact Information : einly_lim@um.edu.my 31-08-2017
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 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).

Salary: RM1500 including EPF

 

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. 

 

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 31-08-2017
Graduate Research Assistant IF022-2017
Micro Bubble Aeration System For Nursery Pond Of Shrimp Aquaculture In Malaysia Under Energy, Water Quality And Biofloc Circulation Constraints

Expected to register for Master by Research or preferably for PhD at University Malaya

The basic requirements are:

- Any engineering background

- Good academic record (CGPA 3.0 and above)

- Proficiency in English (written and spoken)

- Ability to carry out research work independently and efficiently

- Self-motivated, hardworking, and target oriented to achieve project outcomes.

 

PooBalan Ganesan Department of Mechanical Engineering Faculty of Engineering poo_ganesan@um.edu.my 31-08-2017
Research Assistant FP013-2015A
Mimicking Red Blood Cell Membrane For Specific Sustained Release Nanoliposome Delivery

Dear all, 

We would like to invite potential candidate for a position of Research Assistant for project on Mimicking red blood cell membrane for specific sustained release nanoliposome delivery.


REQUIREMENT:

i) Able to work independently.

ii) Proficiency in English written and spoken.

iii) Good credentials, commited and willing to learn new skills.

iv) Computer savvy, at least has the ability in microsoft and scientific tools.

 

SALARY: RM1700 per month

 

HOW TO APPLY?

Candidate have to complete the online applications through RA Recruitment System website at http://ra-recruitment.um.edu.my

Tel.: 03-79676776 E-mail address: misni@um.edu.my 31-08-2017
Research Assistant RP023A-16SUS
Environmental Evaluation of Food Waste Management from the Perspective of Separate Collection and Treatment
  1. Bachelor degree in related disciplines (Environmental, Engineering)
  2. Candidate must enrol in PhD studies in the research area
  3. Strong interest in research and  willing to learn new things.
  4. Good communication skills and proficient in English.
  5. Requires minimal supervision and able to carry out research independently.
  6. Ability to work and interact well as part of a team.
  7. Preferably Malaysian.
  8. Able to travel for data collection with own transport.
  9. Salary RM2000 per month.
  10. Full time and contract for 3 years (Start immediately).
Contact Information : Dr Onn Chiu Chuen (onnchiuchuen@um.edu.my) Associate Professor Dr Sumiani Yusoff (sumiani@um.edu.my) 31-08-2017
Research Assistant BK022-2017
Development of a Real-Time PCR Assay for Rapid Detection and Quantification of Human Parainfluenza Virus

·         Candidate is responsible for experimental design, data analysis and interpretation, and manuscript preparation for publications

·         First class degree in Biomedical Sciences, Bioinformatics, or related disciplines

·         Experience in in BSL-2 containment facility, molecular biology techniques (cloning & sequencing) and bioinformatics is preferred

·         Candidate must register for a Master or PhD degree

·         Curriculum vitae should include a statement of research interest and contact information for two referees

Contact Information : Dr Tee Kok Keng (k2tee@um.edu.my) 31-08-2017
Research Assistant RP052A-17SBS
ORDERLINESS AND DISORDERLINESS OF INTERACTIONAL NORMS: A LOOK AT THE MALAYSIAN HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES DURING QUESTION TIME

This position is based on the life of the research grant which expires in May 2018.

The candidate should possess the following skill-sets and attributes:

  • The candidate must be Malaysian
  • Ability to learn new skills and apply them
  • Ability to review literature
  • Ability to manage references
  • Ability to transcribe audio recordings according to linguistic conventions (training will be provided if necessary)
  • Abiility to multitask in assisting five researchers with their projects
  • Mastery of the English language and meticulous with grammar

 

Please contact: Dr David Yoong Faculty of Languages and Linguistics davidyoong@um.edu.my 31-08-2017
Research Assistant BK022-2016
Hip fractures in the elderly

Dear all,

I would like to invite applications for positions of Research Assistant for project on Hip fractures in the elderly for a period of 4 months.


EMPLOYMENT STATUS:FULL-TIME 

REQUIREMENT:

1) Must be independent, hard working and able to produce results with minimal supervision

2) Understanding in the usage of RedCap, SPSS data analysis

3) Good communication skills with patients and relatives. 

 
hmkhor@ummc.edu.my 31-08-2017
Research Assistant BK023-2017
Novel approaches in petrochemical processing incorporating the use of ionic liquids and eutectic solvents

Candidates with a Degree in Chemical Engineering with CGPA 3.0 and above are likely to be considered

Proficient in English (written and spoken)

Able to work independently and efficiently

Self-motivated, hardworking, and target oriented to achieve project outcomes

 

Contact Information : Interested candidates may contact Dr. Hanee Farzana Hizaddin by email to hanee@um.edu.my and include your curriculum vitae (CV) in the attachment. 31-08-2017
Research Assistant BK095-2016
Occupational Exposure Risks of Engineered Nanomaterials in relation to Toxicology

Dear all, 

We would like to invite applications for a position of Research Assistant for a project on Occupational Exposure Risks of Engineered Nanomaterials in relation to Toxicology

 
EMPLOYMENT STATUS: FULL-TIME 

REQUIREMENT:

Applicants need to fulfill the following requirement:-

1) Candidates with a bachelor's degree in any science discipline with fundamental chemistry/biology knowledge

2) Candidate must register for a master/PhD degree relevant to this project 

3) Have commitment and passion toward research.

4) Proficient in English.

5) Local candidate (Malaysian only).

6) Pleasant personality, hardworking, independent, self-motivated, requires minimal supervision, resourceful, diligent, and willing to learn.


For more information, please contact: Dr. Leo Bey Fen (beyfenleo@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: 31-07-2017

Dr. Leo Bey Fen (beyfenleo@um.edu.my) 31-08-2017
Research Assistant BK049-2015
Building Commissioning to Enhance Interface Dissonances between Construction and Commissioning Towards Project Success in the Malaysian Construction Industry

Applicants need to fulfill the following requirement:-

1) Candidate must possess at least a Bachelor’s degree in Built Environment, Engineering or other relevant Degree with CGPA>3.0 and above.

2) Well verse in English and Bahasa Malaysia.

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

4) Able to work with minimum supervision.

5) Competitive writing skill in English.

6) Dedicated to complete job assigned within stipulated period and attention to details.

7) Have commitment and passion toward research.
 
Salary: RM1500 (include EPF) per month
Location: Faculty of Built Environment University of Malaya.
For more information please contact Sr Dr. Kho Mei Ye (meiye@um.edu.my or 03 - 7967 2457) 31-08-2017
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 31-08-2017
Research Assistant RP025A-15HNE
The Military Exchanges Between Malaysia And China

1. Must have Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent.

2. Fluent in spoken and written Mandarin and proficient in Bahasa Malaysia and English.

3. Able to work independently as well as in a team.  

4. Those who are interested in pursuing a Master Degree in the Department of East Asian Studies (FSSS, UM) will be given priority.

Dr. Ling Tek Soon, Senior Lecturer, Institute of China Studies, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur. E-mail: lingteksoon@um.edu.my 31-08-2017
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 within 6 months of appointment

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 08-09-2017
Research Assistant BK067-2015
Energy Efficient Transmission with Partial Feedback for Green LTE Cellular Systems

Dear all, 

We would like to invite applications for positions of Research Assistant for project on Energy Efficient Transmission with Partial Feedback for Green LTE Cellular Systems

Applicants need to fulfill the following requirements:
 
  1. Bachelor/ Master’s degree in Computer Networks, Communications and network engineering or other related fields.
  2. Proficient in English: speaking and writing
  3. Experience in Network Simulators Such as (NS3), Opnet, Qualnet,LTE-Sim.
  4. Employment Type and Duration: Contract, 6 months (can be extended).
  5. Hardworking, committed, patient and able to work independently with minimal supervision
  6. Salary: RM1800

 

Dr. Ali M. Mansoor Senior Lecturer Faculty of Computer Science and IT University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur Phone: +6 03 7967 6403 (office) Mobile : +6 0176994635 Email: ali.mansoor@um.edu.my 15-09-2017
Research Assistant BK030-2017
IMPAK PEMENANG NOVEL REMAJA HADIAH SASTERA KUMPULAN UTUSAN (HSKU) TERHADAP KHALAYAK : KAJIAN RESEPSI PEMBACA

Syarat-syarat permohonan Pembantu Penyelidik hendaklah:

1) Sekurang-kurangnya mempunyai Ijazah Sarjana Muda dalam bidang Pengajian Melayu

2) Boleh menulis dalam bahasa Melayu dan bahasa Inggeris dengan baik

3) Kecekapan menggunakan komputer

4)Menyiapkan tugas dengan cepat dalam tempoh yang ditetapkan

5)Gaji rm1800

Untuk maklumat lanjut, sila hubungi: Nurhamizah Hashim Jabatan Kesusasteraan Melayu, Akademi Pengajian Melayu, Universiti Malaya di emel berikut aaee@um.edu.my 15-09-2017
Graduate Research Assistant BK009-2017
Mapping the Signs of an Emergent History of Malaysian Indian Writings in English
Master's or PHD student who is interested in research in as it involves reading literary texts.
 
The RA is needed to help  with data collection. The work involves Internet and library search for latest Malaysian Indian authors of all genres. The RA basically needs to do a quick read up on the stories/poem they have written and be informed of the main issues concerned in the writings. The RA also needs to make email correspondence with some of the authors
Dr Shangeetha Rajah Kumaran shangeetha@um.edu.my 30-09-2017
Research Assistant LR002-2013B
Zero Emission Fuel Cell Vehicle Powered By Hydrogen Energy - Power Control Technology For Fuel Cell Vehicles

Dear all,

We would like to invite applications for positions of Research Assistant for project: Power Control Technology For Fuel Cell Vehicles.

Candidates who are interested should fulfill the requirements below:

Requirements:

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

2.     Master degree or its equivalent/Bachelor's degree of electrical engineering field with CGPA 3.00 and above.

3.     Must be 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 Profesor Ir Dr Nasrudin Abd Rahim ( nasrudin@um.edu.my) for interview purposes.

 

nasrudin@um.edu.my 30-09-2017
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