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VACANCIES FOR PHD STUDENTS

IN THE FACULTY OF MEDICINE & HEALTH SCIENCES , UMS

TRGS Project – 3 years

“A Paradigm Shift of Tuberculosis control in Sabah :A combination of genomic epidemiology , Medical Anthropology knowledge , rapid and novel molecular diagnostic tool”

3 PhD candidates

 

Name of researcher

Research Area

Sub projects Research title

Vacancy

Study period

  1.  

Prof Ahmad Faris Abdullah/

Dr Hashim Bin Awang/Dr Paul Porodong

 

Medical Anthropology/ Tuberculosis Epidemiology

Innovation of TB control in Sabah through  psycho social environmental understanding of high risk population

1 PHD –RM 2000/month

- 3 years

  •  
  • SPSS knowledge
  • Preferably hold master related to public health or epidemiology

 

From Sept 2017

2.

AP Dr Zaw Lin

 

Microbiology, Diagnosis of Tuberculosis

Rapid and novel diagnostic tool for Tuberculosis using sputum GeneXpert MTB/RIF Assay, MDR TB detection

1 PHD –RM 2000/month

- 3 years

From Sept 2017

3.

Prof Dr Zainal Arrifin Mustapa/

Prof Dr  Kamruddin Ahmed

 

Molecular Epidemiology/Genomic epidemiology Tuberculosis

Empowerment of Tuberculosis Control through Genomic Epidemiology in Sabah

1 PHD –RM 2000/month

- 3 years

 

Experience in WGS with prior knowledge of Bioinformatics will be an advantage.

From Sept 2017

PhD Student

  • Only eligible for Malaysian.
  • The candidate must have Master in Medical Science or related field from any research Universities in Malaysia or from overseas Universities.
  • Employed staff of UMS also can apply and award of honorarium will be considered.
  • Interested individual should send the CV to naing_ootha@yahoo.com  by 31st March 2017.
  • Short listed candidate will be interviewed prior to the selection.
  • Successful candidate needs to register for a full-time course in September 2017.
  • The interviewing and recruiting of PhD candidate for the projects will be in April 2017.