The University is growing and in line with our expansion programme, we invite motivated individuals to be part of our dynamic team.

Full-Time

Open University Malaysia (OUM) is a premier private institution of higher learning dedicated to maintaining a high standard of academic excellence in the delivery of our programmes and courses through open and distance mode to the masses. With this in view, we strive to continuously promote excellence in higher education to our community of learners and practitioners through e-learning.

To further our vision as a leader and innovator in open and distance learning, the University has established the OUM Endowed Chair In E-Learning. The Endowed Chair is a prestigious professorial position to be offered to a distinguished, talented and internationally recognized senior academic with outstanding intellectual achievement in the field of e-learning.

We are seeking to invite a suitably qualified candidate to fill the position as OUM Endowed Chair in E-Learning and be part of our prestigious institution.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  1. The appointee shall demonstrate academic excellence and scholarship in teaching and instruction, research and publication and provide academic leadership to promote development in the field.
  2. The appointee shall be expected to:
    • Propagate research and application of e-learning to further enhance OUM’s reputation as the leading provider of personalised education;
    • Develop, promote and spearhead the acculturation of e-learning among OUM community of learners and practitioners;
    • Provide exposure to OUM academics staff on ways to incorporate e-learning tools for teaching and learning;
    • Conduct seminars for OUM staff on the latest development of e-learning tools and teaching methodologies;
    • Publish scholarly papers on current trends and innovative pedagogical strategies that incorporate the use of e-learning. 

Qualification and Experience:  

  1. Possess the minimum of a PhD degree or equivalent qualification;
  2. Serving or former Professor with at least 10 years of experience serving in the position at a reputable and recognized University;
  3. Excellent multidisciplinary and multidimensional track record with proven performance at professorial level in undergraduate and post graduate programmes, and experienced in teaching and supervision through open and distance mode;
  4. Contributed significantly to advance the body of knowledge in the field as evidenced by notable and outstanding academic publications in leading international journals and is the recipient  of prestigious academic awards and citations;
  5. Experienced in curriculum/technology development in the field;
  6. Preferably has at least 5 years of industrial or related work experience in the field;
  7. Evidence of research leadership and proven ability to conduct independent/team research in the field;

*     Exemptions: The University may waive any of the requirements mentioned above for a candidate who possesses extensive and current publications of international recognition on open and distance learning and has contributed significantly to research that establishes him/her as an authority in the field.

Terms of Service:

    Appointment to the Endowed Chair shall initially be for a minimum period of 2 years with the possibility of renewal/extension.

Application:

  1. Prospective applicants shall be required to provide the following:
    • Curriculum Vitae (CV) complete with your contact details;
    • Copies of academic/professional qualifications and documents of previous and current employment;
    • List of publications, awards, citations, prizes, etc.;
    • Names of 3 referees from current/previous employers who are able to provide an objective opinion of the candidate’s work;
    • Recent passport-sized photograph.
  2. Kindly e-mail the required items above to the Group Human Resource Management Division, Open University Malaysia at resume@oum.edu.my

Closing Date:

1 June 2019. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified. If you do not receive any notification within three (3) months from the date of advertisement, your application is deemed unsuccessful.

Open University Malaysia (OUM) is the first Open and Distance Learning (ODL) University in Malaysia. As we expand to provide the very best of teaching and learning experiences to our learners, we rely more than ever on the talents of our human resources.

In line with our expansion programme, we now invite high-calibre and dedicated Malaysian professionals to join our prestigious ODL institution. We offer:

  • Flexible working hours
  • Great learning opportunities
  • Excellent remuneration

ACADEMIC POSITIONS

PROFESSOR / ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR / SENIOR LECTURER / LECTURER

1.CLUSTER OF BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT (CBM)

Expertise/fields needed:

  • Marketing
  • Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Islamic Finance
  • Economy

2.CLUSTER OF EDUCATION AND SOCIAL SCIENCES (CESS)

Expertise/fields needed:

  • Early Childhood Education
  • Counselling
  • Islamic Studies

3.CLUSTER OF APPLIED SCIENCES (CAS)

Expertise/fields needed:

  • Information Technology (Data Science)
  • Quality Management
  • Medical Health Sciences

Job Responsibilities:

  • Teach, develop and coordinate the delivery of courses and undertake research and publications in relevant areas;
  • Develop learning materials for relevant subject areas – in particular, modules for specific programmes;
  • Ensure that learning and assessment materials fulfil the expected outcomes for the relevant courses and programmes;
  • Ensure that all programme standards and codes of practice for programme accreditation are complied with;
  • Ensure that the programmes offered remain viable, up-to-date and are at the highest quality possible.

Job Requirements:

  • Possess at least a master’s degree from a recognised institution in one of the fields stated above. Applicants with a PhD qualification or are currently pursuing PhD will be given preference;
  • Possess a minimum of 5 years of relevant teaching experience in an institution of higher learning;
  • Able to communicate and work well with people at all levels;
  • Able to work under pressure and practice a flexible teaching style;
  • Proficient in Bahasa Malaysia and English;
  • Knowledgeable in teaching methodology;
  • IT-savvy and able to conduct classes online;
  • Preferably have prior teaching experience.

NON-ACADEMIC POSITIONS

EXECUTIVE

(Location: Johor Bahru, Batu Pahat, Keningau and Lahad Datu)

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Director/Acting Director in the administration and management of the Learning Centre
  • Assist and be involved in the administration of student activities
  • Assist in marketing activities

Job Requirements:

  • Possess at least a Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline
  • Good interpersonal skills, communication and coordination skills
  • Mature and pleasant
  • Able to communicate well in Bahasa Malaysia and English, both written and verbal

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT

(Location: Johor Bahru, Batu Pahat, Taiping, Keningau, Kota Marudu, Tawau and Lahad Datu)

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Director/Deputy Director/Executive in the administration and management of the Learning Centre
  • Assist and be involved in the administration of student activities
  • Assist in marketing activities

Job Requirements:

  • Possess at least Diploma in any discipline
  • Good interpersonal skills, communication and coordination skills
  • Mature and pleasant
  • Able to communicate well in Bahasa Malaysia and English, both written and verbal

How to Apply:

Please send your Curriculum Vitae (CV) complete with details of your educational background, work experience, skills, current and expected salaries together with a passport-size photograph to the Group Human Resource Management Division, Open University Malaysia at resume@oum.edu.my. Kindly indicate your preferred position, field and cluster.

We offer an attractive and competitive remuneration package which commensurate with qualifications and experience to successful candidates.

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be notified. If you do not receive any notification within six (6) months from the date of advertisement, your application is deemed unsuccessful.

Part-Time

Open University Malaysia (OUM) is the first private Open and Distance Learning (ODL) University in Malaysia. In our quest for excellence and in order to provide better teaching and learning experiences to our learners, we are seeking Part-Time Tutors/Facilitators to join our prestigious and forward-looking university. We seek individuals who are:

  • Experts in their respective disciplines
  • Passionate in sharing knowledge and experience, as well as guide mature learners in their quest for academic excellence
  • Dedicated and willing “to walk the extra mile” for our learners
  • Are committed, highly disciplined and possess excellent communication and teaching skills

Job Requirements:

  • Possess at least a Master’s degree in related field. Applicants with a PhD qualification will be given preference
  • Possess a minimum of 3 years teaching experience in the relevant disciplines/subjects at Institution of Higher Learning and/or have been working in a senior position in the private or public sector
  • Proficient in English and Bahasa Malaysia
  • Computer literate

How to Apply:

Only Online Application will be considered.

Kindly access our website at www.oum.edu.my > Career > Part Time Tutor or www.oum.edu.my > Career > Facilitator to apply as Part-Time Tutor or Facilitator. The applicant can view detailed information about the courses offered by Open University Malaysia. Please read all the instructions carefully when filling the application form online.

Should you require further information, kindly e-mail to tdu@oum.edu.my

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

a. Tutors

They are part-time academics hired by Open University Malaysia to teach assigned Undergraduate courses through a face-to-face session at Learning Centres.

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b. Facilitators

They are part-time academics hired by Open University Malaysia to teach assigned Postgraduate courses through the face-to-face session at Learning Centres.

Click here to apply for Facilitator (Postgraduate)

PART-TIME TUTOR FOR BACHELOR OF MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES WITH HONOURS (BMHS)

We are urgently seeking dedicated individuals to be our part-time tutors for (BMHS) For details, please download the advertisement. – Download Part-Time Tutors Advertisement

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IMPORTANT NOTICE

The University is in the process of securing approval from the Ministry of Education/MQA to offer the BMHS programme at selected Learning Centres throughout the country.