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Professor / Associate Professor - Computer Science


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.


  • 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.


  • 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.
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Company Overview

Quest International University Perak (QIUP) (DU021(A)) is a private and comprehensive research-led university established under the Higher Educational Institutions Act 555 and owned by Global Integrated Training Associates Sdn Bhd (formerly known as Blair Education Services Sdn. Bhd) in the State of Perak, Malaysia on 12th June 2008 in which the State Government of Perak has equity participation along with the QI Group. At QIUP, we believe that planting the seeds of curiosity in students from the beginning will inspire them to make ‘knowledge-seeking’ their quest in life.

As a private comprehensive university, students are our top priority. To engage the students and instill in them the hunger of knowledge, we believe in blending theory and practice in education.

We ensure that our programmes are industry-relevant using motivational teaching methods which are highly effective. QIUP graduates will emerge from the University as florets leaving the plant, ready for the job market and will continue their quest to seek and learn.

At QIUP, we focus not just on academics but also on instilling students with the “green” concept, where love for the environment and the community is nurtured amongst them. All QIUP graduates will grow to become well-rounded citizens with an excellent education and a caring heart not just for other fellow humans but for the environment and Earth as well.

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