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.

JLA Members

 

No.

Name / Designation / Field Of Expertise

Role

1.

Professor TPr. Dr. Jamalunlaili Abdullah

Dean, Faculty of Architecture, Planning and Surveying

Field of Expertise: Town Planning

Chair

2.

Professor Dr. Ahmad Sazali Hamzah

Rector, UiTM Selangor Branch

Field of Expertise: Chemistry

Member

3.

Professor Sr. Dr. Md Yusof Hamid

Rector, UiTM Perak Branch

Field of Expertise: Architecture

Member

4.

Professor Dr. Mohd Salehuddin Mohd Zahari

Dean, Faculty of Hotel Management & Tourism

Field of Expertise: Hospitality Management

Member

5.

Professor Ts. Dr. Haryani Haron

Dean, Faculty of Computer Science & Mathematics

Field of Expertise: Information Management

Member

6.

Professor Dr. Shahriman Zainal Abidin

Dean, Faculty of Art & Design

Field of Expertise: Industrial Design

Member

7.

Professor Dr. Haslinda Yusoff

Dean, Faculty of Accountancy

Field of Expertise: Accounting

Member

8.

Professor Dr. Noryati Ahmad

Dean, Faculty of Business and Management

Field of Expertise: Finance

Member

9.

Associate Professor Ts. Dr. Suriyani Ariffin

Director of Academic Development

Office of Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic & International)
Field of Expertise: Cryptography / Computer Security

Member

10.

Professor Ts. Ir. Dr. Mohd Nasir Taib

Director, Malaysian Transportation Institute (MITRANS)

Field of Expertise: System Electronics

Member

11.

Professor Dr. Parmjit Singh Aperapar Singh

Professor, Faculty of Education

Field of Expertise: Mathematics

Member

12.

Ts. Dr. Ahmad Razi Ramli

Head of Academic Capacity Development

Office of Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic & International)

Member

13.

Professor Dr. Teh Lay Kek

Professor, Faculty of Pharmacy

Field of Expertise: Pharmacy

Member

14.

Mohd Fadil Yusof

Senior Assistant Registrar

Office of Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic & International)

Secretary

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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Masuria Mokti
Senior Clerk
[Tel. No: 603-55211890]
masuria@uitm.edu.my

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