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Research Assistant

Posted Date: November 21, 2022

Sarawak Biodiversity Centre
invites highly motivated and qualified candidates to fill the following positions:

Position: Research Assistant (Research and Development Programme), Q19
Contract (2 years) - 7 Posts
Salary Schedule: Q19
Grade Minimum Salary (RM) Maximum Salary (RM) Yearly Increment (RM)
Q19 1,355.00 4,007.00 100.00
Microalgae - 6 posts
• Assist in Algae Cultivation Facility and Algae Production Facility located at two sites (Semengoh and Sejingkat,
• Responsible for equipment, fertilizers, reagents, consumable and glassware management at the site
• Perform routine and regular monitor and maintenance of culture
• Perform minor repairs at the production facility under supervision of research officer/technical specialist
Analytical Chemistry - 1 post
• Assist in setting up a GMP certified facility
• Assist in operating and maintaining equipment under GMP project
• Assist in in-house formulation and data collection
• Assist in extraction, isolation and fractionation of compounds
• In-charge of monitoring the assets, glassware, chemical and scheduled waste
• Ensure cleanliness and good housekeeping
• Candidate must have a SPM/SVM/MCE certificate or equivalent qualification recognized by the Government
• Credit (at least Grade C) in Bahasa Malaysia subject at SPM/SVM/MCE level
• Have good command of English language (spoken and written)
• Computer literate i.e. Microsoft Word, Excel and email
• Must be physically fit, able to travel and work outdoors

Interested candidates are required to complete the Job Application Form SBC/HR/2020/1 which can be downloaded from The hard copy of the completed job application form which includes a cover letter, detailed curriculum
vitae, a recent passport sized photograph (non-returnable) and certified true copy of all relevant certificates/transcripts should
reach the following address on or before 9 December 2022.

Human Resource Section
Sarawak Biodiversity Centre
KM20 Jalan Borneo Heights, Semengoh
93250 Kuching, Sarawak
Tel: 082-610610

Application from Government Officers must be submitted through respective Head of Department.
Only short-listed candidates will be notified.