OPPORTUNITY TO SUPERVISE POST-DOCTORAL FELLOWS (PDF)
BY UTILISING THE IIUM RESEARCH INITIATIVE GRANT SCHEME (RIGS) 2018
Assalamu 'alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh,
Dear Prof./ Assoc. Prof. / Dr. / Sir / Mdm,
We wish to announce the opening of the IIUM RESEARCH INITIATIVE GRANT SCHEME FOR POST-DOCTORAL FELLOWS (RIGS PDF) 2018, which will be opened from 20 JANUARY 2018 until 31 MARCH 2018
1. ELIGIBILITY (SUPERVISOR):
a. Open to ALL IIUM active academic staff; *(Click here for the definition of active staff according to the MyRA Glossary)
b. The supervisor must have secured the interest of a prospective Malaysian PDF in working on a specified project.
c. The supervisor is not on study leave
2. ELIGIBILITY (PDF CANDIDATE):
a. The PDF candidate is a Malaysian citizen;
b. The PDF candidate is a person who has completed his or her doctoral studies not more than five (5) years prior to the application in the relevant field of studies from a recognised Institution of Higher Education;
c. The PDF should have received the Senate endorsement of their PhD, the latest by 31 March 2018.
3. FUNDING OPPORTUNITY
a. Funding opportunity for RIGS PDF 2018 is up to RM 36,000.00.
b. Payment to PDF including editing work is RM 4,500 per accepted journal article indexed in SCOPUS and/or Web of Science (WOS).
c. Conferences are not supported by this grant.
4. DURATION OF APPOINTMENT
Research projects shall be completed within 12 months from the approval date, with up to 12 months’ extension (subject to a good progress report).
5. APPOINTMENT DATE
The research project must start on 1 July 2018 and end on 30 June 2019.
6. REQUIRED OUTPUT OF RIGS PDF 2018
Researchers are required to produce from 4 to 8 journal articles indexed in SCOPUS and/or Web of Science (WOS).
Researchers should acknowledge all fellow research collaborators, RIGS PDF, and other sources of funding explicitly in any publication or publicity.
All aspects related to the RIGS PDF application is in the following attachments:
- Application Procedure : Click here
- RIGS Guidelines and Procedures : Click here
- RMSV User Manual : Click here
- PDF Application Form : Click here
We look forward to receiving your applications, and we wish you the very best.
Any queries please contact :
Sr. Aida Melly,
Senior Assistant Director
Grant Initiative Unit, Research Management Centre,
Thank you and Wassalam.
GRANT INITIATIVE UNIT, RMC