All interested applicants must submit their complete and updated Curriculum Vitae listing personal  particulars, academic qualifications with copies of certificates attesting qualifications and teaching/ working experience, a list of research work and publications (where relevant).  Please indicate clearly which post, field and level to be considered for, current and expected salary, notice period and enclose a passport size photograph.  Applicants are also required to submit names of at least 2 referees to verify their qualifications, experience and ability.  Non-Malaysian applicants are requested to include scanned copy of their passport page showing identification details.

The University offers an attractive salary package which commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Offer of employment and position offered will depend on qualification, work experience, research experience, publications and performance in the interview.

Practising professionals who wish to contribute to academia can be considered for part-time positions.

Applicants are invited to apply by filling up the Job Application Form below, or write to:

Human Resource Division
QUEST INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY PERAK
Level 2, Plaza Teh Teng Seng
227 Jalan Raja Permaisuri Bainun
30250 Ipoh
Perak Darul Ridzuan, Malaysia


Job vacancies

Student Recruitment Division

Position : Senior Manager

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Providing leadership for all aspects of student recruitment, including marketing and enquiry management.
  • Work closely with the Deputy Director of Student Recruitment and Managers in the Student Recruitment Department to ensure student recruitment are coordinated and aligned with the University’s strategy and business plan.

Position : Manager

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • The incumbent is responsible for the recruitment of new students and playing a vital role in marketing support
  • Representing University in exhibition, visits to schools and colleges
  • Build strong and effective partnerships with key stakeholders

Position : Senior ManagerInternational Student Recruitment

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • To contribute to the achievement of the University’s international student recruitment targets and overall international strategy.
  • To develop, deliver and evaluate marketing and recruitment strategies in designated overseas markets.
  • To represent the University in designated overseas markets to raise its international profile and to achieve recruitment targets in those markets.
  • To develop and maintain productive relationships with key external partner organisations such as the Ministry of Education, Government bodies and other sponsors.

Requirements:

  • Candidate must possess at least a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing/Business Management/Communication or professional qualifications in any related discipline.
  • Preferably with 5 year working experience for Senior Manager positions with proven leadership management experience in developing and successfully implementing higher education student recruitment strategies, both domestic and international.
  • For Manager position, 3 year of working experience  in the marketing field preferably in the education industry.
  • Pleasant and friendly disposition outgoing and creative with good leadership qualities.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and good command of the English Language.
  • Ability to communicate in Mandarin and other Chinese dialects is an added advantage.
  • A self-starter with qualities of a team player and yet is able to work independently.
  • Preferably possesses own transport.
  • Some out-station travel, as well as occasional evening and week end work, are required.
English Language Department

Position: Native-speaking English Lecturers

For the following fields:
TESL; TEFL; TESOL; Literature (3 Vacancies)

Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Teach English to Pre-University and Undergraduate students
  • Increase English proficiency, communication, and confidence of students in the University
  • Assist in the enhancement of existing English teaching programmes of the University
  • Organise and facilitate talks, seminars and student development programmes for students’ personal and academic needs
  • Deliver high quality pedagogical and English language lessons effectively to students in an active learning environment
  • Share accountability for preparation, marking, communication on student performance, maintenance of student records, classroom discipline, and other teacher related activities in conjunction with the local lecturers
  • Implement best practices for differentiated instructions, ESOL technology, curriculum development, as well as be responsible for developing the pedagogy in areas including assessment for learning and curriculum implementation

Requirements:

  • Preferably possess postgraduate qualifications or a Bachelor Degree in the respective discipline/subject with an TEFL or TESOL or ESL Teaching Certificate or Qualified Teacher Status
  • Must have 2 years post qualification teaching experience in English or ESOL to students to whom English is a second or foreign language
  • International undergraduate teaching experience, particularly in Malaysian universities will be preferred
  • Be native English speakers from UK, USA, Canada, Australia or New Zealand
  • Be younger than 35 years of age and in good health
  • Cross Culture Awareness will be an added advantage
  • Lecturers of English who are native English speakers holding Malaysian PR or on MM2H programme are welcome to apply
Faculty of Medicine

Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) programme
Position : Associate Professor, Senior Lecturer, Lecturer for: Paediatrics; Obstetrics & Gynaecology; Psychiatry, Emergency Medicine & Geriatric

Local candidates are encouraged to apply.

Qualifications:

Candidates must have postgraduate qualifications and experience in the respective disciplines, and have Malaysian Medical Council recognized undergraduate and postgraduate qualifications for Clinical fields and valid APC

Requirements:

  • MBBS or equivalent qualifications recognised by the Malaysian Medical Council especially for clinical specialities
  • A proven record of high-quality scholarship, teaching and are expected to supervise postgraduate students
  • IT literacy for teaching and communication

Bachelor of Nutrition & Dietetics programme
Position : Associate Professor/ Senior Lecturer/ Lecturer in Nutrition & Dietetics

  • Master’s or higher in Nutrition, Dietetics, or a nutrition-related field required.
  • registered dietitian credential.
  • strong educational foundation in clinical nutrition, community nutrition, food science, and food service management.
  • minimum of two years dietetics practice experience.
Faculty of Business and Management

Postgraduate  programme
Position : Associate Professor / Senior Lecturer / Lecturer in: Marketing , Accounting, Human Resource Management, Finance.

Bachelor of Culinary Arts (Hons) Programme & Diploma in Culinary Arts programme
Position : Associate Professor / Senior Lecturer / Lecturer / Head of Programme / Chef

Requirements:

  • Candidates should have postgraduate qualifications, preferably a PhD, DBA or Master, in the respective subjects/disciplines
  • Candidates should have 2 or more years of teaching experience in the relevant disciplines; postgraduate teaching experience will be preferred
  • Candidates should have a record of exceptional teaching, scholarship and service, preferably with evidence of effective academic and administrative leadership
  • Candidates should demonstrate scholarship excellence as gauged by his/her publications in peer-reviewed journals
Faculty of Social Sciences

Bachelor of Early Childhood Education (Hons) Programme & Bachelor of Special Education (Hons) programme 
Position : Associate Professor / Senior Lecturer / Lecturer / Head of Programme inSpecial Education; Child Psychology; Childhood Education

Bachelor of Psychology (Hons) programme
Position : Associate Professor / Senior Lecturer / Lecturer

Requirements:

  • Candidates should have postgraduate qualifications, preferably a PhD, DBA or Master, in the respective subjects/disciplines
  • Candidates should have 2 or more years of teaching experience in the relevant disciplines; postgraduate teaching experience will be preferred
  • Candidates should have a record of exceptional teaching, scholarship and service, preferably with evidence of effective academic and administrative leadership
  • Candidates should demonstrate scholarship excellence as gauged by his/her publications in peer-reviewed journals
Student Affairs Division

Position : Student Counsellor

Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the development of policies and procedures in relation to the operations of the counselling services
  • Plan and implement professional counselling services
  • Manage confidential case notes, counselee database, and maintain statistics and proper records
  • Provide individual and group counselling services
  • Implement mechanism for tracking and monitoring the effectiveness of counselling services
  • Organise and facilitate talks, seminars and student development programs on areas relevant to the student’s personal and academic needs, including soft skills
  • Assist the Student Affairs Department/Centres and Faculties in all matters relating to students and other administrative assignments

Requirements:
Essential:

  • Licensed and registered practising counsellor
  • Possess qualifications in psychological counselling with at least a Bachelor's degree in Counselling, or Masters in Counselling Psychology, or any other professional qualification or its equivalent
  • At least 3 years of relevant working experience in similar capacity in counselling adolescents/young adults
Faculty of Science and Technology

Bachelor of Science (Honours) Actuarial Sciences
Position : Professor / Associate Professor / Senior Lecturer / Lecturer

Research and Education

  • Publish research outcomes in high impact journals.
  • Establish a strong program of research capable of attracting external funding and research staff.
  • Successfully supervise undergraduate and postgraduate students to completion.
  • Have an active and supportive approach to multidisciplinary research that will help to foster interactions and links both within the University and industry.
  • Lead and coordinate research activity in the discipline.
  • Support the development and implementation of research strategy in the School.
  • Conduct research into learning and teaching methodologies and disseminate best practice within the University and externally.
  • Design, develop and deliver a range of courses/units in the relevant discipline at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
  • Lead the development and clarification of academic standards and quality for the disciplinary area.
  • Working closely with the Educational Unit in the development and implementation of teaching and assessment strategy.
  • Service to the School and Campus in ways which capitalise on experience and seniority.

Leadership

  • Provide leadership in teaching and curriculum development.
  • Foster and facilitate the development of outstanding academic programs, research and research trainings in the relevant discipline.
  • Facilitate the management of the School’s undergraduate and postgraduate programs, consistent with the objectives of the University.
  • Provide leadership and participate in community affairs to enhance the standing of the discipline, Faculty and University regionally, nationally and internationally.
  • Contribute to academic and administrative leadership within the School and participate in the development of policy in the School, Faculty and University.
  • Strengthen links with relevant faculties and schools within the University.
  • Perform administrative and coordination duties that are necessary for the effective operation of programs.
  • Actively participate in the administration and strategic development of the School.
  • Represent the School’s interests, views and needs in the broader Faculty, Campus and University contexts.
  • Contribute to the School’s talent management agenda through effective mentoring, coaching, supervision and performance management.

Innovation

  • Provide innovative and effective leadership in the discipline.
  • Demonstrate ability to innovate in the relevant disciplines through publications, patent filings or product commercializations.

Industry Collaborations

  • Develop collaborative linkages and provide advice to government, industry and community organisations on relevant matters.
  • Liaise with industry to foster collaboration and research opportunities, including funding for postgraduate students.
  • Develop collaborations with other research groups locally and overseas.
  • Engage in cooperative efforts to develop cross-faculty or multi-disciplinary course proposals and research projects.
  • Establish collaborative links with government and professional bodies for the promotion and development of the discipline.

Job Requirements

  • Must possess at least PhD in Actuarial Science or any related academic discipline with strong research background. Master graduates with Associate/Fellow membership from Society of Actuaries (SoA) will also be considered.
  • Evidence of scholarly activity of an international standard in the relevant discipline including significant publications in high impact journals, and a demonstrated ongoing high level of commitment to research.
  • Demonstrated ability to generate significant external research income.
  • Considerable good track record of successful supervision of undergraduate or postgraduate thesis towards completion

Bachelor of Mechatronics Engineering & Diploma in Mechatronic Engineering programme
Position : Associate Professor / Senior Lecturer / Lecturer

Requirements:

  • Candidates should be a Malaysian Chartered / Certified Professional Engineer in the related field
  • Candidates should have postgraduate qualifications, preferably a PhD, DBA or Master, in the respective subjects/disciplines
  • Candidates should have 2 or more years of teaching experience in the relevant disciplines; postgraduate teaching experience will be preferred
  • Candidates should have a record of exceptional teaching, scholarship and service, preferably with evidence of effective academic and administrative leadership
  • Candidates should demonstrate scholarship excellence as gauged by his/her publications in peer-reviewed journals

Bachelor of Computer Science (Hons)
Position : Professor / Associate Professor 
Full-Time  |  School of Computing, Faculty of Integrative Sciences and Technology

The Opportunity

The Professor / Associate Professor (Computer Science), in collaboration with the Dean and the academic leadership team will lead the education, research and development of computer science disciplines in order to enhance the program curriculum to nurture top-class graduates at Quest International University Perak. This position has the opportunity to develop, streamline, implement and continuously improve policies and procedures concerning student academic services and identify ways to enhance student communications and experiences throughout the programme.

The position reports to the Dean of Faculty of Integrative Sciences and Technology, he or she may serve as a mentor to provide guidance for junior academic staff according to the University’s staff development plan.

Areas of Specialization

We strongly encourage candidates who possess excellent teaching and research experience in any but not limited to the following specializations to apply:

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Computer Security & Cryptography
  • Computer Vision & Graphics
  • Data Science
  • Distributed Systems
  • Machine Learning

Job Description

Research and Education

  • Publish research outcomes in high impact journals.
  • Establish a strong program of research capable of attracting external funding and research staff.
  • Successfully supervise undergraduate and postgraduate students to completion.
  • Have an active and supportive approach to multi-disciplinary research that will help to foster interactions and links both within the University and industry.
  • Lead and coordinate research activity in the discipline.
  • Support the development and implementation of research strategy in the School.
  • Conduct research into learning and teaching methodologies and disseminate best practice within the University and externally.
  • Design, develop and deliver a range of courses/units in the relevant discipline at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
  • Lead the development and clarification of academic standards and quality for the disciplinary area.
  • Working closely with the Educational Unit in the development and implementation of teaching and assessment strategy.
  • Service to the School and Campus in ways which capitalise on experience and seniority.

Leadership

  • Provide leadership in teaching and curriculum development.
  • Foster and facilitate the development of outstanding academic programs, research and research trainings in the relevant discipline.
  • Facilitate the management of the School’s undergraduate and postgraduate programs, consistent with the objectives of the University.
  • Provide leadership and participate in community affairs to enhance the standing of the discipline, Faculty and University regionally, nationally and internationally.
  • Contribute to academic and administrative leadership within the School and participate in the development of policy in the School, Faculty and University.
  • Strengthen links with relevant faculties and schools within the University.
  • Perform administrative and coordination duties that are necessary for the effective operation of programs.
  • Actively participate in the administration and strategic development of the School.
  • Represent the School’s interests, views and needs in the broader Faculty, Campus and University contexts.
  • Contribute to the School’s talent management agenda through effective mentoring, coaching, supervision and performance management.

Innovation

  • Provide innovative and effective leadership in the discipline.
  • Demonstrate ability to innovate in the relevant disciplines through publications, patent filings or product commercializations.

Industry Collaborations

  • Develop collaborative linkages and provide advice to government, industry and community organisations on relevant matters.
  • Liaise with industry to foster collaboration and research opportunities, including funding for postgraduate students.
  • Develop collaborations with other research groups locally and overseas.
  • Engage in cooperative efforts to develop cross-faculty or multi-disciplinary course proposals and research projects.
  • Establish collaborative links with government and professional bodies for the promotion and development of the discipline.

Job Requirements

  • Must possess a PhD in Computer Science or any related academic discipline with strong research background. Master graduates with extensive industry experience will also be considered.
  • Evidence of scholarly activity of an international standard in the relevant discipline including significant publications in high impact journals, and a demonstrated ongoing high level of commitment to research.
  • Demonstrated ability to generate significant external research income.
  • Considerable good track record of successful supervision of undergraduate or postgraduate thesis towards completion.
  • Demonstrated ability to make a substantial contribution to administration, management and planning at the disciplinary level or higher.
  • The ability to make significant contributions to undergraduate and postgraduate programs in the relevant discipline with evidence of innovation in curriculum development, course design and course management.
  • Proven commitment to the delivery of excellent teaching and educational services to students and to effectively liaise with stakeholders.
  • High level of interpersonal and communication skills and a proven ability to establish good working relationships with colleagues.
  • Substantial experience in academic administration, including people and program management skills, and the ability to promote a collegial, productive culture and to lead and motivate staff to deliver the required outcomes.
  • Willingness to represent the University for recruitment drives, staff events, academic / industry seminars, workshops and conferences.
Information & Communication Technology Division

Position : Director
Reporting to: Chief Operating Officer

Job Purpose: 
Lead, direct and oversee for continuous operations of ICT Division and ensure cost-efficiency of University wide systems, network, database architecture and data security, in order to achieve consistency and reliability of hardware, software, non-system tools, data archiving and offsite disaster recovery management.  As Head of ICT Division, develop, direct and drive the strategic ICT vision for the University and ensure its effective implementation through appropriate communication and delegation.  Play a pivotal role in the development and delivery of the whole University strategic ICT vision with overall responsibility for the management, availability and security of the University’s network, hardware and software, and management of the ICT team.

 

Duties & Responsibilities
ICT Strategy

  • Prepare strategic and operational plans for the ICT Division to ensure that all necessary ICT tools, processes and systems are in place to meet the requirements of the business and contribute to the achievement of short and long term goals of the University
  • Manage and provide oversight for the implementation of an ICT security strategy and disaster recovery plan that minimizes the risk of data loss and breach of privacy of the University’s information
  • Take a lead role in developing, executing and implementing University-wide ICT strategic development plans, policies and procedures that support the overall academic (learning & teaching) and business strategy of the University
  • Actively monitor, undertake research and analysis and respond to advancements in hardware and software for education and inform/advise the University on emerging technologies and trends that can benefit the University and ensure the University operates at the most effective and efficient way in synch with the pace of growth of the University
  • Provide strategic leadership for the development, implementation and evaluation of an innovative ICT strategy, within guidelines laid down by the ICT Strategy Committee
  • Work with the ICT Academic Committee and managers in the University to ensure that their ICT needs are catered to and develop the potential of ICT in all academic, support and pastoral areas
  • Enhance and implement policies, procedures and standards for the use of ICT, including e-safety, health & safety, asset disposal, receiving and testing ICT equipment, data protection, internet use, email, security and ICT resource management within the University and monitor adherence to the policies and standards
  • Ensure that the University delivers high quality and timely ICT services which are competitive with those offered by other leading independent Universities
  • Oversee the development, implementation and management of the University’s Mobile Learning requirements, in liaison with the ICT Education Committee
  • In liaison with the Registrar produce and review policies concerning the use of ICT
  • Ensure development, implementation and maintenance of all policies related to ICT services, including procurement, distribution and asset management
  • Oversee the implementation and maintenance of technology infrastructure in line with University growth plans, and changing business requirements or technological advancements
  • Ensure that Health and Safety policies are updated with regard to ICT where necessary, liaising with the Registrar as a member of the Health and Safety Committee

Leadership, Continuity & Security

  • Lead, motivate and develop the University’s ICT team, with commitment to the delivery of all agreed objectives
  • Actively support the personal development of each member of the ICT team through rigorous performance management, in line with University policy
  • Oversee the development and management of the ICT architecture (network, internet access, servers, databases, storage, applications, management tools) to maximise the investment in technology and ensure efficient deployment of resources
  • Develop, communicate and implement a plan for recovery and programme of regular maintenance tasks to minimize the impact on the ICT service of a serious disaster, including the University’s backup and virus protection policies, and maintain and regularly review whole-university system contingency plans
  • Implement appropriate security systems to protect hardware, data and confidential information in a segmented and flexible manner appropriate to the needs of the different groups of users
  • Advise Core Management Team and the ICT Strategy Committee on areas of Professional Development required, based on support log analysis
  • Provide methods, tools and procedures for data integrity assurance and guarantee a daily operation
  • Ensure continuous improvement of the quality and cost efficiency of ICT Services, and maintain high levels of ICT usage and achievement in ICT across the University by staff and students

Budgets

  • In liaison with the Bursar develop and manage the annual ICT Capital, Revenue and Expenditure budgetary requirements, ensure that resources are used to provide affordable best in class ICT services that are in line with organizational growth and best value for money for ICT spend

Requirements

  • Recognised postgraduate qualifications in ICT majoring in Management or Business, with excellent written and spoken English, and the ability to communicate clearly
  • Extensive experience in directing, managing and administrating ICT sub-organisations, preferably in institutions of higher learning with project management experience
  • Excellent organisational skills, able to remain calm under pressure and work to tight deadlines, managing competing priorities with initiative and flexibility
  • Ability to think, plan strategically and manage change with keen eye for detail and advise Management on ICT solutions for most effective and efficient operations
  • Effective interpersonal style that is assertive, positive, patient and helpful with ability to inspire and motivate the team and manage the performance of the team
  • High degree of professionalism and integrity
  • Ability to multi-task including in cross-functional areas, and deliver services requested within the agreed time frame
  • Managerial skills

 

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