EXTERNAL ACADEMIC APPOINTEES

Academic appointments are a method of connecting the university with prominent figures whose contributions allow the university to provide more effective and comprehensive services via academic development of teaching and learning, network expansion, research and innovation development, and many more.

 

The process of academic appointments is administered by the University’s Academic Appointments Committee (JLA), with powers delegated by the University Senate. The committee is chaired by a member of the Senate and members comprise of professors and senior lecturers from various fields of expertise. Currently there are 24 types of academic appointments separated into five (5) main categories as follows:

 

Category 1: Teaching / Lecture / Speech

  • Nobel Laureate
  • Distinguished Visiting Professor
  • Visiting Professor
  • Distinguished Visiting Scientist / Scholar
  • Visiting Scientist / Scholar
  • Distinguished Invited Expert
  • Invited Expert

 

Category 2: Evaluation

  • External Examiner (Programme)
  • External Examiner (Student Evaluation)
  • Student Preceptor
  • Allied Supervisor

 

Category 3: Research / Production

  • Distinguished Fellow
  • Fellow
  • Allied Fellow
  • Distinguished Creative Scholar
  • Creative Scholar

 

Category 4: Advisory / Consultation Panel

  • Royal Professor
  • Adjunct Professor
  • Academic Advisor
  • Scientific Advisor
  • Industry Panel

 

Category 5: Award

  • Emeritus Professor
  • Academic Chair
 
Each type of academic appointment has its own set of criteria for nomination and scope of responsibilities which faculty or branch campus must ensure be met and upheld. The application can be made through the e-Academic Appointments (e-Lantikan Akademia) system. All applications received are reviewed by the committee at its monthly meeting.

No.

Name / Designation / Field Of Expertise

Role

Detail

Current Status (JLA)

Cluster

1

Professor Ts. Dr. Haryani Haron

Chairperson

Senator

Chairperson

Science & Technology

Assistant Vice Chancellor, College of Computer, Informatic & Mathematics

Field of Expertise: Computer Sciences

2

Professor Dr. Haslinda Yusoff

Member

Senator (1)

Member

Management & Business

Dean, Faculty of Accountancy

Field of Expertise: Accounting

3

Professor Dr. Firdaus Abdullah @ Kenneth Kevin Akeu (Senator)

Member

Senator (2)

Member

Management & Business

Dean, Faculty of Business and Management

Field of Expertise: Marketing

4

Professor Dr. Fazah Akhtar Hanapiah

Member

Senator (3)

Member

Science & Technology

Dean, Faculty of Medicine

Field of Expertise: Clinical Medicine

5

Professor. Dr. Solehuddin Shuib

Member

Senator (4)

Member
 (Co-Opt Senator)

Science & Technology

Dean (Academic & International), College of Engineering

Field of Expertise: Mechanical

6

Professor Dr. Mohd Afandi Mat Rani

Member

Senator (5)

Member

Social Science & Humanities
 (Academic Centre)

Dean, Academy of Contemporary Islamic Studies (ACIS)

Field of Expertise: Islamic Studies

7

Professor Ir. Dr. Ahmad Rashidy Razali

Member

Senator (6)

Member
 (Co-Opt Senator)

Science & Technology

Rector, UiTM Penang Branch

Field of Expertise: Electronic Communication

8

Professor Dr. Roshima Haji Said

Member

Senator (7)

Member
 (Co-Opt Senator)

Management & Business

Rector, UiTM Kedah Branch

Field of Expertise: System & Assurance (Accountancy)

9

Professor Dr. Shahriman Zainal Abidin

Member

Professor (SME) (1)

Member

Social Science & Humanities

Professor, College of Creative Art

Field of Expertise: Industrial Design

10

Professor Dr. Parmjit Singh Aperapar Singh

Member

Professor (SME) (2)

Member
 (Contract Based)

Social Science & Humanities

Professor, Faculty of Education

Field of Expertise: Education (Mathematics)

11

Professor Dr. Teh Lay Kek

Member

Professor (SME) (3)

Member

Science & Technology

Professor, Faculty of Pharmacy

Field of Expertise: Pharmacogenomics

12

Associate Professor Ts. Dr. Suriyani Ariffin

Member

Director of Academic Development

Member

Science & Technology

Director of Academic Development

Office of Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic & International)

Field of Expertise: Cryptography / Computer Security

13

Ts. Dr. Ahmad Razi Ramli

Co-Opt Member

Head of Academic

Co-Opt Member

Management & Business

Head of Academic Capacity Development

Office of Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic & International)

14

Puan Rizadora Muhamad Arsad

Co-Opt Member

Chief Deputy Registrar

Co-Opt Member

Administration

Chief Deputy Registrar

Office of Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic & International)

15

Ahmad Ashraff Sany Mohd Hassany

Secretary

Assistant Registrar

Secretary

Administration

Assistant Registrar 

Office of Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic & International)

16

Nor Fazilah Shahrin

Secretariat

Senior Clerk

Secretariat

Administration

Senior Clerk

Office of Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic & International)

Contact Us For More Information:

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Ahmad Ashraff Sany Mohd Hassany
Assistant Registrar
[Tel. No: 603-55443505]
ashrafsany@uitm.edu.my

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NOR FAZILAH SHAHRIN
Senior Clerk
[Tel. No: 603-55211601]
nfazilah@uitm.edu.my

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