Open Position

If students are interested in postgraduate studies (Ph.D. or Master) under my supervision as a main supervisor/ co-supervisor, should view the websites of the Graduate School and register here. (Temporary Form)

Ph.D/ Master Position (Self Arranged Funding and Funded by LRGS grant 2020) are available to apply starting in the 2020/21 academic year

This position is available in the following fields:

  1. Master in Microbiology (Mycology)/ Crop Science – Fully Funded by LRGS 2020 (1 position is available) – Closed for the application
  2. Master in Biochemistry (Enzymology) – Self Funding (1 position is available)

Candidates who wish to apply to this postgraduate programme must have the following qualifications:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Genetics/ Microbiology/ Molecular Biology/ Microbial Biotechnology/ Biochemistry/ Biology, depending on the chosen field; or
  2. Any other qualification equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree and possesses evidence of adequate research or work experience recognized by the Senate; or
  3. First Class bachelor’s degree or equivalent from Universiti Malaysia Terengganu or any higher institution recognized by the Senate.

Duration: 3 years (PhD Program)/ 2 years (Master Program)

Stipend/ Funding:  Project available for individuals with “SELF ARRANGED FUNDING” as well FUNDED by LRGS grant 2020.

Additional skills and requirements :

  1. Must know how to swim (for collecting of marine fungi samples) – only for Microbial Biotechnology
  2. Hard-working and able to conduct an independent research project using both laboratory and field work
  3. Candidate with good communication and writing skills in English

Interested candidates are encourage to contact me for more information about these research projects

To apply, candidates should provide a letter of motivation and statement of research interests, Curriculum Vitae (with recent photo), two letters of recommendation, an appointment acceptance letter from your employer (if available for those are attached to any Organization/ Company/ Institution) and a copy of transcripts to:


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