Professor/Associate Professor in Law

Subang Jaya, Malaysia
18 Sep 2017
End of advertisement period
16 Oct 2017
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Law
Contract Type
Full Time

Taylor’s University is one of the newest universities in Malaysia but we can trace our roots in higher education back to the establishment of Taylor’s College in 1969. In year 2020, we will mark our first decade as a University.

In this short time, Taylor’s has established itself as a world class university, in the top 200 in Asia, and as Malaysia’s leading private university. This standing has been built almost exclusively on our excellent reputation for undergraduate teaching and the overall experience of students during their time with us, aided by the establishment of our world-class Lakeside Campus.

Taylor's University is home to 5 international peer reviewed journals of which, JESTEC (Journal of Engineering Science and Technology) is indexed in both SCOPUS and ISI Emerging Sources Citation Index, while SEARCH: The Journal of the South East Asia Research Centre for Communication and the Humanities is indexed in SCOPUS. Taylor’s also organises National and International Conferences in diverse areas such as Education, Hospitality & Tourism, Student Leadership, Communication, Big Data, Engineering, Food Science & Nutrition, Pharmacy and many more.

We are poised to embark on the next stage in our journey to become an important centre for high-impact research and knowledge transfer. This will be an excellent opportunity for research-active academics to further their career at one of Asia’s most dynamic institutions of higher learning and we welcome you to join one of our many growing research teams.

Specialization Area

We would like to hear from you if you are a research-active academic with a primary interest in Law, looking to focus on the Asian & ASEAN context; and development issues.

Taylor’s Law School is a member of the International Association of Law Schools (IALS) and emulates the high standards of its international partner Universities in providing a dynamic and nurturing environment to produce graduates with outstanding professional skills and high ethical values who meaningfully contribute to the society.

The programmes in the school are accredited and recognised by the Malaysian Qualification Agency and the Legal Profession Qualifying Board. The mission of the school is to be recognised both nationally and internationally as a distinguished law school committed to excellence in teaching and research.

The school has a track record of almost 25 years of excellence in legal education strongly supported by its industry linkages with the legal profession.

Person Specification

  • PhD holder with relevant teaching / industry experience
  • Recent and significant record of publication in C.I journals (e.g. ISI, SCOPUS, ERA)
  • Proven track record of securing funding for research and / or consultancy work
  • Demonstrated teaching and mentoring excellence through graduation of PhD and / or Masters students
  • Impactful academic profile evidenced by:
  • citation indices,
  • approved patents / inventions / copyrights,
  • external examiner experience, invitation to national / international representation as speaker / editor-in-chief / reviewer

Learn more about the role and Taylor’s at university.taylors.edu.my/phdresearchers or get in touch with us at research@taylors.edu.my

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