The qualification requirements for Graduate Research Assistants (GRAs) must be from among registered students who are currently pursuing Master’s or Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) studies at the University of Malaya.
Basic Degree students currently studying at the University of Malaya are not allowed to be appointed to this position. If there is a need to appoint a candidate, the supervisor needs to deal with the Counseling & Guidance Section, Student & Alumni Affairs Division under the Student Skills Development Program (PPKS) scheme.
All appointed Graduate Research Assistant (GRA) appointments are of contract status.
The minimum appointment period for Malaysian citizens and non-citizens is at least four (4) months
The maximum appointment period for Malaysian citizens and non-citizens is until the end date of the grant/project
The working time that has been set for the Graduate Research Assistant (GRA) is flexible (five) 5 days a week including Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays with a working time of at least 8 hours a day. Cumulative working hours are at least 40 hours per week.
The appointed Graduate Research Assistant (GRA) DOES NOT NEED to contribute to EPF and SOSCO
Jenis Kemudahan / Faedah
Butiran Kemudahan / Faedah Yang Diberikan
• Calon Warganegara Malaysia Kemudahan perubatan untuk diri sendiri disediakan di Klinik Kesihatan Pelajar atau PPUM sahaja.
• Calon Bukan Warganegara Kemudahan perubatan untuk diri sendiri disediakan di Klinik Kesihatan Pelajar sahaja.
TIADA – Cuti ihsan adalah bergantung kepada pertimbangan Ketua Penyelidik/Ketua Pusat Penyelidikan/Ketua PTj
Cuti Sakit Mengikut kadar 12 hari setahun
Mengikut syarat dan kadar yang terpakai di Universiti Malaya
Pengecualian Yuran Pengajian
Mengikut syarat dan kadar yang terpakai di UM berdasarkan “UM Scholarship Scheme (UMSS)”
Bonus / Bantuan Khas
Application for extension can be made within TWO (2) months before the end date of the contract by the Chief Researcher through the UMPortal online system, Research Assistant Recruitment System (RARS).
The minimum extension period for Malaysian citizens and non-citizens is at least one (1) month.
The maximum extension period for Malaysian and non-Malaysian candidates is until the grant/project end date.
The “UM Scholarship Scheme (UMSS)” agreement only needs to be submitted once and applies throughout the course of study. Candidates who have submitted the agreement do not need to submit it again on the next application for the appointment of a Graduate Research Assistant (GRA).
The tuition fee exemption process ends 3 months before the end of the current semester.
The admission fee must be paid by the prospective student and it is not included in the Tuition Fee Waiver. RE status (Ready to Enrol) will only be given after the admission fee has been cleared by the prospective student.