(Deadline 15 MAY 2019): THE OPENING OF THE IIUM RESEARCH INITIATIVE GRANT FOR POST-DOCTORAL FELLOWS (RIGS PDF) 2019
Date : 22 April 2019
Reported by : Siti Nur Nazeha Bt Saiffuddin Zuhri
Category : Announcements
OPPORTUNITY TO SUPERVISE POST-DOCTORAL FELLOWS (PDF)
BY UTILISING THE IIUM RESEARCH INITIATIVE GRANT (RIGS)
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 FOR POST-DOCTORAL FELLOWS (RIGS PDF) 2019, which will be opened until 15 MAY 2019
1. ELIGIBILITY (SUPERVISOR):
a. Open to ALL IIUM active academic staff;
*(No 1 Definition of Active Staff from MyRA Glossary:(Click here )
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 30 April 2019.
a.Funding opportunity for RIGS PDF 2019 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[EH1] (subject to a good progress report).
The research project must start on 1 July 2019 and end on 30 June 2020.
6.REQUIRED OUTPUT OF RIGS PDF 2019
Given the amount of grant requested, 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 application will be dealt with on a first come, first served basis.
All aspects related to the RIGS PDF application is in the following attachments:
- No 2 Application Procedure :
- No 3 RIGS Guidelines and Procedures :
- RMSV2 : rmsv2.iium.edu.my>researcher>request submission>research application
- No 4 RMSV User Manual :
- No 5 PDF Application Form.doc :
Any queries please contact the following at the Grant Initiative Unit, RMC:
Ø Sr. Aida Melly, Extn.: 5011, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Ø Sr. Fuziah Ningah, Extn.: 6199, Email:
Ø Sr. Nurain Zuber, Extn.: 5022, Email:
Ø Sr. Nur Nadhirah Kamarudin, Extn.: 3790, Email:
We look forward to your applications and we wish you all the best.
“Acculturating Itqan, Ikhlas and Excellence in Research & Innovation”
Thank you. Wassalam.
An announcement by
GRANT INITIATIVE UNIT
RESEARCH MANAGEMENT CENTRE
INTERNATIONAL ISLAMIC UNIVERSITY MALAYSIA