Academic Staff, UMK

Universiti Malaysia Kelantan (UMK) was established as a result of the government’s commitment to develop and produce more human capitals under the 9th Malaysia Plan. It was hailed as the 19th public university established in Malaysia.

UMK’s objective is to produce professional and knowledge students, as well as technically competent individuals who are able to lead the multi-racial society and contribute towards the economic development of the country. UMK aims to be a center for academic excellence, research and knowledge publication.

For the session 2007/2008, UMK operates in a temporary campus located in Teaching Institute of Kota Bharu and Taman Bendahara in Pengkalan Chepa. For the 2007/2008 session, 3 new faculties and departments are established, which are Entrepreneurship and Business, Agro-Industry and Natural Resources, Creative Technology and Heritage, and Language Learning Center and Human Development.

The university is inviting aspiring applicants who are keen to be part of UMK’s academic force in the mentioned faculties. Successful applicants will be assigned as Tutors with a fixed monthly allowance. The tutor is expected to pursue studies until completion of Masters of PhD under designated scholarships in local and overseas universities.


  • The candidate must obtained a Degree from recognized universities, with Cumulative GPA, CGPA of 3.0 or 2nd Class Upper. Priority will be given to those who have Masters qualification
  • Pass the Bahasa Malaysia paper in the SPM examination
  • Not exceeding 30 years old for applicants pursuing Masters and 35 years old for applicants pursuing PhD
  • Candidates with English competency TOEFL having a minimum score of 600 (paper based) or 240 (computer based) or IELTS 6.5 will be given preference. However, candidates without the minimum score will be allowed to sit for test after assignment of the Tutor position.

Interested job applicants can download the application form form UMK’s official portal or obtain it from the following address:

Registrar, Human Resources Department
Universiti Malaysia Kelantan
Karung Berkunci 36, Taman Bendahara
16100 Pengkalan Chepa, Kelantan

Dateline for job application is 28 February 2008.