V11000 - Salary and Wages

Project Research Assistant (PRA) Objectives
  1. To provide researchers of Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR) a platform to source research assistants in research work.
  2. To provide opportunity for students to be involved and assist in research projects and thus enhancing their exposure and experience in research.
Condition
  1. The appointment of Project Research Assistantship is on temporary / part time status.
  2. A Project Research Assistant (PRA) is normally a postgraduate student registered with UTAR.
Salary
  1. Salary recommendation as per Funding Body's Guidelines
  2. Amount deducted from grant = Basic Salary + employer's (EPF + Socso + EIS)
  3. Termination: 2 week notice (initiated by PI or PRA)
Guidelines for Project Research Assistant (PRA) 
Application Procedure for Project Research Assistant (PRA)


Project Research Assistant (PRA) online application form
Project Research Assistant (PRA) termination form

 Note: For further information, please refer to person in charge in IPSR
Research Scholarship Scheme (RSS) Objectives
  1. To provide researchers of Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR) a platform to source students’ assistance in research work. 
  2. To provide financial support and opportunity for students to be involved and assist in research projects and thus enhancing their exposure and experience in research. 
Condition
The RSS holder funded under UTARRF or R&D grant from external agency/institution/organisation must be a full-time UTAR postgraduate student (by research), and their thesis/dissertation must be related to the project. 

Salary
  1. Stipend payment max of RM2,500.00 (Master Student) or max of RM3,300.00 (PhD Student) or as per Funding Body's Guidelines 
  2. Termination: 2 week notice (initiated by PI or RSS)

Note: For further information, please refer to person in charge in IPSR
Student Assistantship (SA) Objective
  1. To provide researchers of Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR) a platform to source students’ assistance in research work. 
  2. To provide opportunity for students to be involved and assist in research projects and thus enhancing their exposure and experience in research 
Condition
The Student Assistantship is open to students of UTAR and other institutions of higher learning.

Salary
Applicable to students of UTAR and other institutions of higher learning
  1. Undergraduate Student RM7.00 per hour (max 15 hours/week) 
  2. Postgraduate student RM 9.50 per hour (max 30 hours/week)
Student Assistantship (SA) Claim Form
Note: For further information, please refer to person in charge in IPSR