Professor/Associate Professor in Pharmacy

Subang Jaya, Malaysia
18 Sep 2017
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16 Oct 2017
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 Pharmacy, looking to focus on pharmaceutics/pharmaceutical technology, drug design and development research groups.

The School of Pharmacy operates a 4 year degree programme with a student population of about 160 and a staff strength of twenty,‑ 70% of whom are PhD holders. The Pharmacy Board of Malaysia has recently accorded the School an accreditation for 5 years, the maximum period possible. Since 2015, the School has also initiated its post graduate programme.

The School has embarked on a number of initiatives to provide a competitive edge to the students in facing the challenges of the future. The Pharmaceutical Industry Student Adoption (PISA) Programme is a collaboration with 9 leading multinational pharmaceutical companies that provide excellent exposure and internship opportunities to students. The School has a student exchange programme‑ with 3 universities outside the country namely Mahidol University and Mahasarakham University in Thailand and Creative Education Society’s College of Pharmacy in India. 

The School has also signed a MOU with University of South Australia for articulation arrangement and is working on increasing the number of articulation partners. The current focus of the School is to expand and enhance its focus on research and also to strengthen its collaboration with the industry.

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