Research Officer

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Research Officer

Posted Date: November 21, 2022

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

Position: Research Officer (Research and Development Programme), Q41
Contract (2 years) - 3 Posts
Salary Schedule: Q41
Grade Minimum Salary (RM) Maximum Salary (RM) Yearly Increment (RM)
Q41 2,315.00 9,618.00 225.00
Product Development - 1 post
• Develop prototype products from research
• Manage and implement research, product innovation, product formulation and proof of concept
• Responsible for quality control of products to meet required regulatory standards
• Manage production and inventory
• Knowledgeable in healthcare products
Ethno Biological Research - 1 post
• Lead projects related to Ethno Biological Research
• Organize and implement consultative meetings and field trips
• Responsible for documentation and collection of plants
• Responsible for plant taxonomy and identification
• Responsible for the plant propagation activities
LitSara® project - 1 post
• Organize and implement consultative meetings and dialogues with communities
• Lead a project on sustainable production of community-based plants
• Responsible for establishment of facilities and community farms at the villages
• Organize and implement capacity building workshops and field trips on collection, propagation, inventory and
documentation of plants
• Implement essential oil distillation training with communities

• Candidate must have a minimum Bachelor’s Degree (CGPA of 3.0 and above) preferably Master’s Degree (CGPA of
3.0 and above) or PhD in Science, Biotechnology, Botany, Natural Product Development, Chemistry or other related
field or equivalent qualification which is recognized by the Government
• Credit (at least Grade C) in Bahasa Melayu subject at SPM/SVM/MCE level
• Have good command of English language (spoken and written)
• Preferably 1-3 years of experience in related field
• 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.