Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer of Interior Architecture & Design Communication

Sunway University

Sunway University is one of Malaysia’s premier private universities. It is owned and governed by the non-profit Jeffrey Cheah Foundation, established by the founder and chairman of the Sunway Group of companies, Tan Sri Dr. Jeffrey Cheah. Based in the dynamic and growing Sunway Resort City, in the suburbs of Kuala Lumpur, it is fully accredited higher education institution (HEI) by the Ministry of Education of Malaysia. In the last national quality assurance exercise “SETARA 13” the University received a score of 5 (“excellent”) - the highest score awarded to any university in the country and is rated 5* by the QS for its teaching, employability and facilities. The University’s vision is to become a world class institution. 

The University awards its own degrees but also awards degrees in partnership Lancaster University (UK) (ranked in the top 1% of institutions globally) under a validation arrangement. The University has three faculties (Sunway University Business School, the Faculty of Arts, and the Faculty of Science and Technology). The University currently has around 6000 students and is on track to higher heights of excellent under an ambitious growth plan. The University also hosts the Jeffrey Cheah Institute on Southeast Asia, one of the leading think tanks in its field of research. Through a benefaction from Tan Sri Dr. Jeffrey Cheah, the University has also established strong relationships with Harvard University, with a two-way exchange of research scholars, and with Oxford and Cambridge universities in the UK. 

To further enhance its teaching, learning and research mission, and to accelerate its academic development, Sunway University is now recruiting experienced academics for its Department of Art and Design. The Department of Art and Design currently offers diploma-level programmes and will offer degree programmes in next year 2017 (see https://university.sunway.edu.my/arts.) 

We are seeking outstanding applicants who hold a Master in Interior Architecture, Visual Communication or Design. A PhD is preferable. Candidates who are currently pursuing PhDs are also encourage to apply for the vacancies. Applicants must have minimum of 2 years of teaching and industry experience in related field, but preference may be given to candidates who have demonstrated capacity to contribute to the creation of new knowledge and collaborate in research activities within the framework of the research areas of the department. 

Application Process
To apply, send a detailed curriculum vitae including the names and contact details of three referees, and statements on research and teaching and/or professional practice. Applicants should indicate the level of appointment for which they wish to be considered. Please also include a statement addressing the selection criteria and a separate covering letter stating current and expected salary along with any other confidential information to: 

Chief Resources Officer
Sunway University
No. 5 Jalan Universiti,
Bandar Sunway
47500 Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia
or visit our website at

or email us at recruit@sunway.edu.my 

The review of applicants will commence immediately and will continue until a suitable candidate is identified.

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