Hiring Guideline

Research Scholarship Personnel

1.0 Research Scholarship Personnel.

Minimum Requirements

a) A Bachelor’s Degree (Hons.) or its equivalent in the related field - Master

b) A Master’s Degree or its equivalent in the related field - Doctorate (PhD)

c) enrolled studies with MMU

Position Funding Study Fee Apply Through*
Graduate Research Assistant (GRA) FRGS, ERGS, Other Goverment Grants and MMU Waived IPS
Research Scholar (RS) Industry/ TM R&D and Other Sponsored if applicable RMS*

Note: Admission fees not waived and sponsored.

Admission online apllication can be apply through . (PG Online Guideline )
Additional admission information :

Detail for the study application can be accessed through the Institute for Postgraduate Studies (IPS) .(

For GRA position candidate shall contact IPS ( to enquiry and fill up a Study Fee Waiver form (

Whereas for RS can be apply through RMS ( ) after being appointed.

Monthly wages range depend on the funder requirement

Hiring application can be submit through Research Management System (RMS) link as follows :

Research Job Personnel

2.0 Research Job Personnel.

Minimum Requirements

a) SPM or Diploma or Undergraduate - RA

b) MMU Undergraduate/Posgraduate student (for non-Malaysian only) - SW

c) Bachelor or Masters or PhD - RO

Position Funding EPF, Socso & EIS
Research Assistant (RA) All grant except FRGS Yes
Student Worker (SW) All grant except Government grant No
Research Officer (RO) Industry/ TM R&D Yes
Monthly wages range depend on the funder requirement.
Note : EPF, Socso & EIS contribution divided to two portions one is employee and another is employer. Both the employees’ and the employer’s must be pay to the EPF. The employee’s share must be deduct from their salary. And employer's share should be deducted from the grant budget.

Find out more on the employee contribution information : Employee contribution

Information on the employer contribution : Employer contribution

Last Updated : 27 April 2021