Senior Researcher (3-5 years field experience) / Researcher (2-3 years field experience) Position title: Full-time Researcher or Senior

Researcher, Academic and Research Division, Razak School of Government Location: Level 5, No. 26 Persiaran Perdana, Parcel 3C4, Precint 3, 62675 Putrajaya Salary: RM2,500 to RM3,500 depending on experience Reports to: Manager of Academic and Research Overall Responsibility/ Description: The organisation is looking to form a dynamic team to spearhead research projects and activities at the Razak School of Government related to the field of leadership training and public policy research. The ideal candidate would have had some exposure to or interest in the workings of the Malaysian public service and public policymaking. But most importantly, we are looking for somewhat experienced individuals looking for a challenge in bridging the worlds of academia and the public in the effort to improve public leadership in Malaysia. The strong candidate would therefore either have had experience both in an academic AND a corporate environment, or at least some exposure to both. Key Areas of Responsibility y Conduct research and analysis on topics of interest to the Academic and Research division namely on , leadership, public service, public policy, and other related themes. y Produce drafts of concept papers for project ideas. y Provide regular updates on the latest in public leadership and public policy based on news article and journal article reviews. y Assist in the procurement of relevant research literature for the organisation s library in terms of content. y Co-write papers and articles of publishable quality. y Maintain all records and documents in the Academic & Research division. y Other tasks as appropriate and needed. Qualifications: y Masters degree in the social sciences and/or international studies; a basic awareness and understanding of public service and policymaking. Exceptions will be made for bachelor degree holders if the degree was achieved in conjunction with intensive research-writing (for example a bachelors thesis). y 2-5 years working experience y Excellent command of basic research methodology and word-processing (Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint) y Excellent command of English and Bahasa Malaysia y Good attitude, eager to learn and share, has worked successfully in teams before and in a corporate setting (does not necessarily need to be private or profit-making, but in a deadline-driven and professional environment). y Is open to working in non-conventional research settings. Additional qualifications (not required, but a nice-to-have) y Extensive exposure to public administration, service and public policy, especially in the Malaysian context. y A degree focusing on these particular topics in a inter-disciplinary manner a plus. y Have written publication-quality articles Contact: Ms. Nezia Azmi,, +603 8888 7627, +6019 218 4977

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