Sarawak Biodiversity Centre invites highly motivated and qualified candidates to fill the following positions:

1. Position: Research Officer (R&D Programme), Q51/52
Contract - 1 Vacancy

Salary Schedule: Q51/52

Minimum Salary (RM) Maximum Salary (RM)  Yearly increment (RM) 
5,844.00 12,441.00  290.00 

The successful candidates will be expected to work in one or more of the following areas:

  • Enhance and improve bioassay screening of bioactive compounds from plants and microbes
  • Develop and implement pre-clinical testing of bioactive compounds
  • Train Research Officers in molecular biology and analytical skills

Qualification:

  • Candidate must have a Master (CGPA of 3.0 and above) or PhD in Molecular Biology or relevant field which is recognized by the Government, with at least 10 years of experience in research
  • Candidate must have excellent command of the English language (spoken and written)
  • Credit (at least Grade C) in Bahasa Malaysia subject at SPM/SVM/MCE level

2. Position: Administrative Officer (Project Management), N48
Contract - 1 Vacancy

Salary Schedule: N48

Minimum Salary (RM) Maximum Salary (RM)  Yearly increment (RM) 
5,118.00 11,634.00  270.00 

The successful candidates will be expected to work in one or more of the following areas:

  • Experience in project management
  • Oversee infrastructure development and implementation of a project
  • Prepare and monitor the budget/cash flow/expenditure/funds
  • Liaise with relevant government agencies, investors/collaborators and consultants on the implementation of projects

Qualification:

  • Candidate must have a Master (CGPA of 3.0 and above) in Project Management, Development Planning & Management, Business Administration (MBA) or relevant field, which is recognized by the Government, with at least 5 years of experience related to business development and commercialization of research work
  • Candidate must have background knowledge and understanding of science and biotechnology
  • Candidate must have excellent command of the English language (spoken and written)
  • Credit (at least Grade C) in Bahasa Malaysia subject at SPM/SVM/MCE level

3. Position: Research Officer (R&D Programme), Q41
Jawatan Berasaskan Caruman (JBC) - 3 Vacancies

Salary Schedule: Q41

Minimum Salary (RM) Maximum Salary (RM)  Yearly increment (RM) 
2,315.00 9,618.00  225.00 

The successful candidates will be expected to work in one or more of the following areas:

  • Isolation of microbes, fermentation and antimicrobial assay
  • Responsible for R&D of microorganisms for healthcare, agriculture applications and as renewable resources
  • Mass propagation of species and field plots trials
  • Fieldwork related to plant collection, nursery propagation and development of large-scale plantation
  • Establishment of tissue culture method and other methods of plant propagation

Qualification:

  • Candidate must have a Master (CGPA of 3.0 and above) or PhD in Microbiology, Plant Tissue Culture or relevant field which is recognized by the Government
  • Candidate must have excellent command of the English language (spoken and written)
  • Credit (at least Grade C) in Bahasa Malaysia subject at SPM/SVM/MCE level

Interested candidates are required to complete the Job Application Form SBC/HR/2019/2 which can be downloaded here. The completed job application form which includes a cover letter, detailed curriculum vitae, a recent passport sized photograph (non-returnable) and certified true copy of all relevant certificates/transcripts should reach the following address by hard copy on or before 1 November 2019.

Sarawak Biodiversity Centre
KM20 Jalan Borneo Heights, Semengoh
93250 Kuching, Sarawak
[Tel: 082-610610 Fax: 082-611535]

Application from Government Officers must be submitted through respective Head of Department.

Only short-listed candidates will be notified.

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