Opportunities

We’re ready – to realise your potential. Career opportunities with the University of Reading Malaysia

There’s never been a more exciting time to develop a career in higher education!

ABOUT UNIVERSITY OF READING, MALAYSIA CAMPUS

Established in 2013, University of Reading Malaysia is a wholly-owned branch campus of the University of Reading, one the UK’s leading universities known for its high-quality teaching, research excellence, graduate employability and community engagement. The University is one of the most international, and is consistently ranked in the Top 100 in the world for International Outlook by the Times Higher Education (2021), reflecting its diversity and global footprint. Details of the university strategy can be found at https://www.reading.ac.uk/about/strategy

The Malaysia campus has representation from five schools and institutes including:

  • Henley Business School
  • School of Law
  • School of Built Environment
  • School of Psychology and Clinical Language Sciences
  • International Study and Language Institute

Our modern, state-of-the-art campus is located in Educity, Iskandar Puteri, an emerging hub for education. The surrounding area in and around Johor Bahru is an excellent place to live and work, including for those with families, with plenty of activities and shopping. The nearby Senai airport is convenient for travelling to KL, Penang and other cities within Malaysia quickly and easily. Singapore can be reached within 30 minutes by car.

Staff at the campus are provided with a range of benefits including health insurance and training and development opportunities. The campus operates a flexible work-from-home (WFH) policy according to departmental and university needs.

ABOUT YOU

You are dedicated, self-motivated and able to learn quickly. You enjoy working as part of a team and collaborating with others. You are always professional and respectful.

ACADEMIC OPPORTUNITIES

Post Title : Lecturer / Associate Professor in Law

Faculty/Department : School of Law, University of Reading Malaysia

Reports To : Head of Law, University of Reading Malaysia

Purpose

To teach, assess, and complete relevant administration work for law modules offered in the Bachelor of Laws (LLB) programme and other non-law programmes offered to undergraduate students and students in the foundation programme at the University of Reading Malaysia.

Applicants need to have comprehensive knowledge and understanding of English Law with sound knowledge and understanding of the Malaysian legal system and laws within the jurisdiction in any of 2 or more of the following subject areas:

  • Public Law
  • Equity & Trust
  • Land/Property Law
  • Law of Evidence
  • Mooting and Advocacy Skills
  • International Commercial Law
  • Company Law
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Any specialised legal areas

The post

The University of Reading Malaysia is seeking to appoint a permanent Lecturer to support the delivery of the law modules offered in the Bachelor of Laws (LLB) programme and other non-law programmes to students in the University’s campus at EduCity, Iskandar Puteri, Malaysia. Successful candidates in addition to satisfying the essential attributes should also demonstrate teaching experience in a core area of law, and the ability to carry out teaching and administrative duties to a high standard, commensurate with their stage of career while initiating and carrying out international quality research both individually and collaboratively including working with industry. Successful applicants will be willing to teach topics both within and outside their major field of expertise, and able to contribute to the development of an exciting, innovative and engaging teaching environment.

The University and School

The University of Reading law school which is known for producing law graduates who are well-rounded and highly adaptable is now offered through its international branch campus in Malaysia, the first and only foreign international branch campus in Malaysia to offer a law degree. The School has a reputation for being a hub for high-quality research and teaching with impact. Our academics undertake a wide variety of individual and collaborative research, much of which has made a discernible impact beyond the school. Our subject experts undertake a wide variety of research around themes including but not limited to Global Law; Justice, Family, Gender and Sexuality; Public Policy; Property, Transactions and Markets; Governance, Commercial Law and Financial Regulation. Staff at the University of Reading Malaysia work closely with colleagues at the School of Law on the UK campus. Joining our School of law will give you the opportunity to flourish in a dynamic and collaborative teaching environment and immerse yourself in legal debate and developments alongside academics, who are at the forefront of changes to global legal systems. The School’s staff in the UK collaborate with colleagues at universities the world over, including in Malaysia, and they are keen to develop new research and teaching partnerships with staff at the University of Reading Malaysia.

Main duties and responsibilities

General

  • To develop and deliver high-quality teaching in the first instance, and research in due course

Teaching

  • Contribute to undergraduate courses by preparing and delivering lectures, tutorials, seminars, practical classes, etc, and through marking, providing feedback and project supervision.
  • Preparing, marking and moderating coursework and examinations, as required.
  • Show flexibility and be prepared to develop and teach material both within and outside their own immediate research interests.
  • Acting as a Personal Tutor which involves monitoring the progress of Personal Tutees and providing them with academic and pastoral support.
  • Running consultation sessions to support students in their learning and understanding of the relevant module.
  • Assist with academic events.

Additional Duties

  • Undertaking administrative duties related to the support and teaching role including weekly attendance returns, maintaining student records, correspondence, writing references and liaison with the relevant bodies within the University.
  • Provide support to the Head of Section (Law) in professional accreditation and recognition of programmes and in the establishment and development of the new School of Law at UoRM.
  • Supporting UoRM Marketing and Recruitment with publicising and promoting UORM programmes at open days and student recruitment fairs.
  • Participate in staff meetings and committees, as required by the Head of Section.
  • Other projects as agreed with the Head of Section.

Others

Supervision received

School of Law staff will receive general guidance from the Head of School of Law. Mentoring will be provided to advise and assist each appointment to meet the requirements of the post and progression in their career. Work is carried out according to deadlines agreed with the Head of Section with supervision on a day-to-day basis being minimal.

Supervision received

The successful candidate will be expected to supervise and mentor undergraduate and, depending on previous experience, postgraduate research students.

Contact

The post holder will have regular contact with staff in Malaysia, Module Convenors and other academics in the UK as well as students, applicants, and visitors. Appointees will also be encouraged to develop intra and extra-institutional collaborations in support of research and student placement activities.

Terms and conditions

This post is full-time and permanent. The terms and conditions will be standard terms and conditions for a Lecturer at the University of Reading Malaysia. The post is based in Malaysia.

Application

Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications together with their curriculum vitae, covering letter outlining their suitability for this position, and email addresses of two referees. Applications should be submitted by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. before 5th August 2022. Interviews are expected to take place during the week of 15th August 2022.

Post Title : Lecturer in Quantity Surveying

Faculty/Department : School of the Built Environment, University of Reading Malaysia

Reports To : Head of the Built Environment, University of Reading Malaysia

Purpose

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Lecturer to enhance teaching and course leadership capability in the broad area of quantity surveying. This is one of a series of planned appointments aimed at supporting and enhancing our undergraduate programme in quantity surveying offered within the Built Environment Section of University of Reading Malaysia.

Teaching responsibilities will include core contributions to the BSc Quantity Surveying undergraduate programme, including the planning and execution of student projects. It is envisaged that the successful applicant will have a background in quantity surveying with at least one specialist interests in Information and Communication, digital design and construction, and/or Quantification and Computerised Taking Off. Preference will be given to candidates with experience of professional practice, academic management and knowledge of Building Information Modelling. The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate scholarship in developing a publication record in their area of specialist expertise. Opportunities are also available for the successful candidate to engage in research. Areas of prioritised research activity within the Section include sustainability, construction procurement and innovation, and Building Information Modelling (BIM). There is potential for collaboration with other schools within the University, including the School of the Built Environment in the UK.

Main duties and responsibilities

  1. To introduce quantity surveying students to the principles of quantification and computerised taking off, and information and communication.
  2. To make a significant contribution to the teaching of quantity surveying at undergraduate level.
  3. To contribute to the teaching of Section’s postgraduate programme in specialist areas.
  4. To collaborate on the future development of teaching at all levels within the Section.
  5. To undertake a reasonable share of administrative/management duties within the Section.
  6. To contribute to the enterprise and outreach activities of the Section.
  7. To engage in research and scholarship.
  8. To participate in the supervision of postgraduate research students relating to the candidate’s area of expertise (full support and training will be provided).

Supervision received

Newly appointed staff will receive general guidance from the Head of Section and other experienced staff inMalaysia and from academic colleagues within the School of the Built Environment in the UK.

Supervision given

Undergraduate research dissertation students and research assistants (where applicable).

Contact

There will be frequent contact and liaison with other Departments/Schools/Sections involved with teaching and programme development; the work involves engagement with the surveying profession nationally and internationally, as well as industrial liaison and contact with the general public in regards to research and development in the Section.

Terms and conditions

The post is a permanent role based in Malaysia. The terms and conditions will be standard terms and conditionsfor a Lecturer (permanent) at the University of Reading Malaysia.

Application

Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications together with their curriculum vitae, covering letter outlining their suitability for this position, and email addresses of two referees. Applications should be submitted by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. before 31st August 2022.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES OPPORTUNITIES

  • Head of Student Recruitment
  • Health, Safety and Security Officer
  • Facility and Event Officer

Please refer to our Jobstreet page for full details.

JOBSTREET

We advertise open vacancies on our Jobstreet page.

Please send enquiries to our Human Resources department at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

COURSE ENQUIRIES

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+1800 18 6867

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+60 (7) 268 6205

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General Enquiries

University of Reading Malaysia
Persiaran Graduan, Kota Ilmu, EduCity, 79200 Iskandar Puteri, Johor, Malaysia.

Toll free:
+1800 18 6867

Tel:
+ 60 (7) 268-6200

Fax:
+60 (7) 268-6202

Email:
uor-malaysia@reading.edu.my

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