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Applications for positions of Research Assistants – DEDICATE project.

Dear graduate students,

We would like to invite applications for the position of Graduate Research Assistant for the study, “Malaysian Delays in Diagnosis of Cancer and Initiation of Treatment Study (DEDICATE: A multicentre cross-sectional study of avoidable delays towards timeliness of cancer diagnosis and treatment in Malaysia.”

Employment status and duration:

  • Part time: minimum of 6 months, maximum 16 months duration(Study Period: September 2019 to December 2020)
  • Study sites:
  1. Hospital Sultanah Bahiyah
  2. Hospital Pulau Pinang
  3. Hospital Raja Permaisuri Bainun
  4. Hospital Kuala Lumpur
  5. Hospital Tengku Ampuan Rahimah
  6. Hospital Selayang
  7. Hospital Putrajaya
  8. Institut Kanser Negara
  9. Hospital Tuanku Ja’afar
  10. Hospital Sultanah Aminah
  11. Hospital Sultan Ismail
  12. Hospital Raja Perempuan Zainab II
  13. Hospital Tengku Ampuan Afzan
  14. Hospital Umum Sarawak
  15. Hospital Queen Elizabeth
  16. Hospital Wanita dan Kanak-kanak Sabah

Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform data collection and entry
  • Assist in project related administrative and logistics work
  • Communicate well with the team members

Job Requirements:

  • Possess at least Bachelor’s degree in Medicine with enthusiasm to learn more about research
  • Medical graduates
  • Able to commit in this research project for at least 6 months consecutively
  • Able to commence work by September 2019
  • Willing to work at the selected respective study sites
  • Malaysian citizen only
  • Good proficiency in both spoken and written English
  • No work experience required
  • Basic knowledge on using computer and basic internet knowledge
  • Able to work under pressure and independently in a fast environment
  • Good reporting and documentation skills. Able to carry out research work independently with minimum supervision.
  • Proactive, hardworking, a good team player, strong organizational skills, willing to learn new skills, enjoy interacting with people
  • Strong work ethic and reliability, prepared to take ownership of issues and actions
  • Willing to travel for meeting at Institute for Clinical Research, Setia Alam (if applicable)

What will you gain?

You will have the opportunity to work closely with clinicians and researchers. You will gain hands-on experience in research field works. With the training and research you have done, we believe it is the most valuable personal experience for you. It is our mission to continuously generate, disseminate and apply knowledge to enhance the health of our nation and its people.

Who to contact?

Interested candidates are required to submit your application and resume to Ms. Nur Ain Athirah through email at nurain@crc.moh.gov.my. Please state the title of the email as “RA Application for the DEDICATE Study.” Only shortlisted candidates will be called for interview. For further enquiries, please contact us at 03-3362 8807 Ms Nur Ain Athirah.

Deadline of application

31 July 2019 for first batch (or until the position have been filled)
The openings are based on the vacancies available throughout the study, please contact us for further information