Research Assistant (RA)



These guidelines are for adoption in the recruitment and appointment of Senior Researcher / Researcher / Research Assistant / Project Assistant / Research Assistant.


Senior Researcher: candidate appointed must have at least a PhD or equivalent and five years of experience. Researcher: candidate appointed must have at least a PhD or equivalent.Assistant Researcher: candidate appointed must have at least a Bachelor's Degree.Project Assistant: candidate appointed must have at least SPM / SPM (V) or its equivalent. Research Assistants: candidates elected from among the students of the University of
Malaya for period of term break


(1)The institute of Research Management and Consultancy (IPPP) is ultimately responsible for ensuring that operating funds for recruitment and appointment of positions as above for the proposed period are sufficient.

(2) Operating costs in this context includes salary, contribution to the Fund
Employees Provident Fund (EPF).


The appointment is the standard contract / temporary / part-time. The term of appointment in any one contract shall not exceed one (1) year.

Contact Us

Centre of Research Grant Management (PPGP)
Level 4, Kompleks Pengurusan Penyelidikan & Inovasi

University of Malaya
50603 Kuala Lumpur

tel: +603-7967 4522
fax: +603-7967 4648

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Guidelines (Malay Version)PDF367.59 KB08 Jan, 2016 Download
Research Assistant Form (Malaysian) V8PDF261.21 KB26 May, 2016 Download
Research Assistant Form (Non-Malaysian) V8PDF265.74 KB26 May, 2016 Download
Deadline of documents to be received and date of salary payment – 2017PDF258.64 KB16 Aug, 2016 Download
Permission To Travel Form For Research Assistant (Non Student)PDF64.87 KB16 Aug, 2016 Download
Last Update: October 19, 2016