Career - Faculty Vacancy

The International Medical University (IMU) is the pioneer and leading private healthcare university in Malaysia.  Backed by a consortium of overseas partner universities and a proven track record in high quality healthcare academic programmes, we are seeking motivated candidates with a desire for accomplishment to join the team in the Faculty of Medicine & Health. Successful candidates are responsible for the following:

  • Facilitate learning and carry out research activities in the IMU.
  • Teach academic subjects to undergraduate and postgraduate students. Teaching methods include lectures, seminars, tutorials, problem solving learning, practical laboratory demonstrations, field work and e-learning. Multimedia technologies are increasingly used.
  • Involved in academic management work as and when required by the Head of Department.
  • Pursue own areas of research and develop these in order to contribute to the wider research activities of the department.

  • Lecturer in Language, Communication and Culture

    • Candidates must possess a Masters degree in M.Ed TESL , MA (ELS) or MA(ESP) with at least 2 years of teaching experience.
    • Must be IT literate

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  • Lecturers / Senior Lecturers in IMU Clinical School, Seremban and Batu Pahat

    • Family Medicine
    • Internal Medicine
    • Otorhinolaryngology
    • Paediatrics
    • Surgery

    Applicants for the above clinical specialties must have an MBBS or equivalent qualification recognised by the Malaysian Medical Council and a recognised post-graduate qualification or equivalent.

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  • Lecturer / Senior Lecturer / Associate Professor in Medical Sciences, IMU Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur

    • Clinical Psychology, Health Psychology, Human Development Psychology, Counseling Psychology
    • Applicants must hold a Master’s and preferably a PhD degree in Psychology. Candidates must also have an establish record of research with evidence of scholarly publications and possess relevant teaching experience. Registered member with PSIMA, APA, BPS, APS or relevant professional body.

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    • Pathology (Histopathology)
    • Applicants are expected to have MBBS or its equivalent qualification (registerable with Malaysian Medical Council) and a Master’s degree in histopathology (MPath, MD, MRCPath) with good academic and teaching experience.

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  • Clinical Lecturer in Clinical Skills and Simulation Centre, IMU Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Responsible for teaching of their discipline to undergraduate medical students in accordance with the curriculum.
    • To develop, plan and coordinate the teaching activities of the clinical skills unit.
    • To plan and run assessments.
    • To assist in the planning and implementation of academic programmes including practicals, small group learning, problem-solving, seminars and such other teaching and learning activities.
    • Contribute to the general academic administration of the unit.


    • Possess an MBBS (recognised by the Malaysian Medical Council).
    • Possess relevant clinical experience.
    • Teaching experience is essential.

    *Overseas applicants are required to possess a recognised post-graduate qualification for work permit application.

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  • Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in School of Pharmacy, IMU Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur

    Pharmacy Practice
    Applicant must hold a Masters qualification but preferably a PhD in an area relevant to Pharmacy Practice. Additionally, your first degree must be in Pharmacy, and must have experience in hospital or community pharmacy practice. Clinical research and pharmacoeconomic research experiences are preferred. Ideally, you are registered with the Malaysian Pharmacy Board.  Pharmacist trained and registered in United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand are welcomed to apply.

    Life Sciences

    Applicant must hold a PhD in an area relevant to Pharmacology.  Postgraduate training and work experience in Physiology, Microbiology, neurology and immunology or related areas is an advantage.

    Pharmaceutical Technology

    Applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy and a PhD in an area relevant to Pharmaceutical Sciences & Technology and Advanced Drug Delivery. The applicant might (but not necessarily) possess local or international industry-based experience. The applicant is expected to offer teaching experience in large and small group formats, familiarity with e-learning and laboratory supervision. The applicant should in particular be able to demonstrate expertise and enthusiasm for research through a track record of sustained publication in high quality journals and preferably evidence of attracting research funding. Potential candidates are encouraged to examine the Strategic Plans of IMU’s Research Centres for information on the University’s current focus areas in medical research.

    Pharmaceutical Chemistry

    Applicants must have a Ph.D. with appropriate post graduate training in any discipline of Chemistry. Applicants with a professional degree in pharmacy, demonstrated excellence in teaching and research in the field of drug discovery are preferred.

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  • Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in School of Health Sciences, IMU Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur

    Chinese Medicine
    Applicants must hold an undergraduate and post-graduate qualification in Traditional Chinese Medicine or in Basic Medical Sciences (Physiology, Pharmacology, Biochemistry, Immunology, Anatomy and relevant areas).


    Applicants must hold an undergraduate degree and preferably a Master's or PhD in Chiropractic. Applicants for clinical positions must hold a Bachelor degree and possess minimum 5 years of clinical experience as well as be in good standing with their respective licensing agencies. Those with diplomate status and/or possess an advanced degree would have an added advantage.


    Candidates must possess at least a Master’s Degree, preferable PhD (ideally in Nursing). Must be registerable with Malaysian Nursing Board and possess a current license to practice nursing in Malaysia. Candidate should have teaching experience and at least 3 years of clinical specialty/working experience.

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  • Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer/ Associate Professor in Dentistry, IMU Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur

    • Orthodontics
    • Health Sociologist
    • Paediatric Dentistry
    • Oral Medicine
    • Endodontic
    • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
    • Prosthodontics

    Candidates must possess a Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) or equivalent dental degree (recognised by Malaysian Dental Council) and have higher academic qualification such as Master’s or PhD. Candidates whose basic dental degree is not in the accredited list of Malaysian Dental Council will need to have at least 5 years of relevant research and teaching experience after receiving their postgraduate qualifications.

    Clinical specialists should have a professional qualification such as FDS from Royal College of Surgeons in United Kingdom or Australia or or other recognized clinical qualification in their respective fields (registerable with MDC) and possess relevant research and teaching experience.

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  • Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in the Centre for Education, IMU Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur

    Candidates would normally possess a PhD qualification in the field of Education, Educational Psychology or equivalent. Previous experience in medical and health professional education is preferred but not essential.

    Candidates should have proficiencies in learning and instructional techniques, curriculum design and development, and accreditation and quality assurance activities. They should also have been involved in educational research.

    Successful candidates will work with the Schools in IMU to provide support in curricular efforts, teaching and learning, assessment as well as faculty professional development.

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  • Interested applicants are welcomed to apply via e-mail to along with their complete CV as attachment, e-mail address, contact number and names & contact details of three referees. Kindly indicate this reference number : Ref. No: FWJA0012015 in the cover letter subject column.

    We thank all applicants for their expressed interest; however, only applications short-listed for an interview will be notified.

Cert No: KLR 0500119 KPM/JPT(N/010/3/0186)09/2018
KPM/JPT (R/721/6/0033)09/2019
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