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Academic Position

Greetings from the Universiti Malaya. 

Outstanding and motivated candidates with exceptionally good record in teaching, research and publication, and have made significant contribution to body of knowledge are welcomed to join us in our pursuit for academic and research excellence.

Interested candidates must have a proven track record in quality assured research publications. He/She will ideally demonstrate capacity for independent research and be able to make significant contribution to the Department appointed to, in terms of curriculum development and fostering industrial/academic collaboration.

This role will be responsible in, among others:
1. Teaching and curriculum development;
2. Research work in area of expertise;
3. Publication of full-length articles in recognised journals;
4. Conducting seminars/ lectures/ workshops related to field of expertise;
5. Supervision of postgraduate students; and
6. Securing research grants.


For Malaysian:

  • Permanent or contract appointment.

For International:

  • Contract for two (2) years, renewable subject to performance.


For Malaysian:

  • PhD in relevant field OR Clinical Master/Professional qualification (Faculty of Medicine or Dentistry);

For International:

  • PhD in relevant field OR Clinical Master/Professional qualification (Faculty of Medicine or Dentistry);
  • Publications in international peer-reviewed journals/ISI-indexed journals; and
  • Additional requirement:
No. Position** Additional Requirement
1. University Lecturer 4 years of relevant work experience
2. Medical / Dental / Pharmacy Lecturer 3 years of relevant work experience

** Candidates with more experience may be considered for senior positions (Associate Professor/ Professor).

How to Apply

Interested candidates are invited to submit application using the downloadable form as below. Complete applications, together with all supporting documents, shall be sent via email (softcopy) and airmail (hardcopy) to:

Recruitment & Career Enhancement Section
Human Resource Division
Level 6, Chancellery
Universiti Malaya
50603 Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA
Tel : +603-7967 3523
Email :

Due to the large number of applications received, the Section is unable to retain applicants’ application documents in the database for future use. Applicants are encouraged to re-submit a new application six (6) months after receiving results for the current application.

Applicant may be required to submit additional documents and/or to attend an interview to support his/her application. The entire recruitment process may take between three (3) to six (6) months depending on the position applied for. Successful application will receive notification from us within six (6) months from date of application.

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Available Positions

Qualified candidates are invited to apply:

No. Position Closing Date More info
1. University Lecturer Applications are opened throughout the year Areas of expertise are listed in

Appendix I

2. Medical / Dental / Pharmacy Lecturer



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Last Update: Mar 03, 2020