Associate Professor History and Philosophy of Science Department of Science and Technology Studies Universiti Malaya

FACULTY OF SCIENCE in the Department of Science and Technology Studies [in the field of History and Philosophy of Science]: the candidate is expected to hold a PhD in History and Philosophy of Science, or related fields and to have conducted research in the field with good publication record. The successful candidate is expected to teach subjects relating to the History and Philosophy of both Western and Islamic Science, and also to supervise students in the department.


ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR: Applicants must possess (a) Masters’ degree OR PhD in the relevant field AND (b) proven academic excellence AND (c) have wide experience in the field concerned. All qualifications must be recognized by the Government of Malaysia.

GENERAL INFORMATION: All qualifications must be recognized by the Government of Malaysia.

LANGUAGE REQUIREMENT: Credit in Bahasa Malaysia including a pass in the oral test at the Malaysian Certificate of Education level or its equivalent for Malaysian citizens.

MODE OF APPOINTMENT: (a) Permanent appointment for Malaysian citizens. However, Universiti Malaya reserves the right to appoint Malaysian citizens on short-term contracts. (b) Contract appointment for non-Malaysians.

SALARY: Initial salary offered will be in the range as given below depending on the candidate’s qualifications and experience:

Associate Professor: from RM4300.00 – RM6000.05 per month.

Public Service Allowance, Housing Allowance, Entertainment Allowance, Critical Service Allowance and Specialist Incentive Payment per month are also paid subject to eligibility.

APPLICATION: Further details and application forms are obtainable from the Principal Assistant Registrar, Registrar’s Office, Human Resource Division, Universiti Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Fax: +60-3-79562158.


Application Forms:

Employees of the Malaysian Government or employees of Statutory Bodies in Malaysia shall submit their applications through their respective Heads of Department together with an up-to-date service record and a confidential report.

REFERENCE NO: UM.R.SM2.1/1331/1-Jld.14 (600)

CLOSING DATE: 12 October 2004