Vacancy for PhD– in Medicinal Chemistry Research (Assoc. Prof. Dr Lam Kok Wai)

Vacancy for PhD– in Medicinal Chemistry Research

Candidates who possess the following criteria are invited to apply as a full-time PhD (research mode) student in Faculty of Pharmacy, UKM:

Bachelor Degree with Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) ≥ 3.0/4.0 or equivalent in Science or health-related field (e.g. chemistry/pharmacy/ biomedicine) OR Master’s degree in a similar field.
Able to conduct a research project involving chemical synthesis, cell cultures and isolation (using column chromatography, HPLC etc).
Excellent proficiency in English language (written and spoken).
Able to work independently with minimal supervision.
A right sense of urgency, hardworking, pro-active, and willing to learn new skills/things.
Open for Malaysian applications (a monthly stipend of RM2000 will be given for 2 years).
Duration of project-2-3 year.
Project entitled :

‘Design and synthesis of Bcl-2 inhibitors to enhance the sensitivity of triple-negative human breast cancer cells to doxorubicin’  

How to Apply
Interested candidates, please send your CVs and academic transcript to Assoc. Prof. Dr Lam Kok Wai, Faculty of Pharmacy, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (
Deadline for application: now onwards until the post is taken. Only shortlisted candidates will be called for interview.