Dean for School of Science and
Technology (Based in Main Campus, Penang)
To contribute to the development of the
University’s policy in areas affecting
education and research in collaboration with
the relevant committees and working groups
set up in the University.
provide leadership and strategic
direction in the planning, action
taking, communication and decision
making processes to develop, enhance and
promote existing and new programmes.
To develop a network of partner
institutions from government, industry
and business organizations for the
purpose of offering collaborative
diploma, undergraduate and postgraduate
To work with the Chancellery, Registry
and other Schools to ensure consistency
of quality in curriculum development and
the conduct of diploma, undergraduate
and postgraduate education.
To develop and promote a service
oriented administration within the
School of Science and Technology that
will guide and direct its diploma,
undergraduate and postgraduate students
in their academic pursuits.
To mentor and provide the necessary
guidance to academic staff of the School
to enhance their course development and
delivery skills as well as to encourage
and help facilitate their research
To provide academic advice to academic
staff and students on issues related to
programmes or courses.
Applicants should possess a PhD degree
in a related field and have extensive
academic and administrative experience
at senior levels in higher education.
Previous experience in on-campus and
open distance education would be an
advantage as would a high level of oral
and written competence in both English
and Bahasa Malaysia*.
[* Does not apply to expatriate
Evidence of effective academic
leadership with demonstrated ability to
lead and oversee the development of the
School and to enhance their excellence
in teaching and scholarship.
A proven track record of leadership in
research and an established record of
scholarly outputs in local and
A record of establishing mutually
beneficial links with the community and