The Academy of Sciences Malaysia (ASM) was established under the Academy of Sciences Act 1994. ASM performs an unparalleled service by bringing together experts in all areas of scientific and technological endeavour to address issues of critical national importance relating to Science, Engineering and Technology as well as to provide strategic input to the government. We are seeking a candidate to fill up the position of Senior Analyst at the International Science Council (ISC) Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific (ROAP), an international office hosted by ASM on behalf of the Government of Malaysia.
The International Science Council (ISC) is a non-governmental organisation with a unique global membership that brings together 40 international scientific Unions and Associations and over 140 national and regional scientific organisations including Academies and Research Councils. The vision of the ISC is to advance science as a global public good. Scientific knowledge, data and expertise must be universally accessible and its benefits should be universally shared. The practice of science must be inclusive and equitable, also in opportunities for scientific education and capacity development. As such, the mission of the ISC is to act as the global voice for science.
ISC has identified four Strategic Challenge Domains that best represent issues that are of key importance to society and science. The four domains are:
ROAP is responsible for promoting and facilitating the increased participation of countries and scientific organisations of the region in the activities of ISC and its members. It also ensures that ISC’s strategy and activities are responsive to the needs of the region and assists in strengthening science and scientific capacity building in Asia and the Pacific.
ASM invites Malaysians to apply for the following IMMEDIATE vacancy: