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Working for ASM

The Academy of Sciences Malaysia (ASM) is a statutory body which came into force on 1 February 1995 and was established under the Academy of Sciences Act 1994.

As the nation’s Thought Leader on matters related to science, engineering, technology and innovation, ASM provides strategic advisory reports to the government. ASM also carries out programmes that contribute towards the development of human capital in the science, engineering and technology. As such ASM collaborate and partner with national and international organisations and networks in achieving these goals.

ASM invites qualified Malaysians to apply for the following IMMEDIATE vacancies:


Contract Position

GRED C54 – Full time, Contract of Service

The Chief Operating Officer is responsible to oversee the daily operations of the organization and ensure efficient delivery of quality services.  

Other responsibilities are:

  1. Carrying out the functions of the organization and decisions of ASM Council in accordance to the ASM Act, Regulations and Procedures as well as adopted government circulars.
  2. Overseeing the overall operations which include strategic planning, finance, human resources, administration, legal, information technology and corporate communications.
  3. Overseeing the planning and implementation of programmes and activities.
  4. Ensuring effective communication of ASM’s input and findings to relevant stakeholders and policy makers in order to positioning ASM as a national Thought Leader.
  5. Report directly to Chief Executive Officer (CEO).


  • Minimum degree in either science or finance or administration field.
  • A minimum of 15 years of experience in management and supervisory role.
  • Experience in serving a science or engineering or technology based organization or a think tank body is an added advantage.
  • In depth understanding of organizational operations of both government and corporate sectors.
  • Candidate aged less than 50 years on 1 Jan 2018.
  • Excellent communication skills in English and Malay language, which include writing, presentation and public speaking ability.


Candidate must possess dynamic leadership qualities, strategic thinking and ability to demonstrate resourcefulness in guiding and leading the team towards achieving the organization goals. The candidate must be result driven, has good interpersonal and people management skills as well as upholds qualities of integrity, credibility, and commitment to organizational mission.




Part Time Freelance

Brand Analyst cum Marketer 
Immediate vacancy


  • Minimum qualification of Bachelor Degree. Fresh Graduates are encouraged to apply.
  • Good writing skills.
  • Well versed in social media marketing.
  • Candidate must have strong ability to strategise, plan and analyse website and social media in terms of communication strategies and approach towards achieving a greater visibility and reach-out.

Duration: Contract of 3 months.

Remuneration and Benefit:
RM100 per day paid at the end of each month. EPF deduction of 11% (employee) plus 13% (employer).

Expected Deliverables:

  • A report providing feedback on website and social media, recommendation on strategise and execution plan of identified suitable platforms.



We are seeking professional Malaysians to work with us on a freelance basis for the following:

  1. Report Writers
    Report writers are engaged for studies carried out by ASM. Writers are required to follow through the activities, discussion and meetings for a two year period to enable him/her to understand the subject matter well.
    Email us your portfolio and sample write-ups for consideration to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  2. Writer for public document
    Ability to write in laymen terms is a must. If you have ability to churn technical information to an easily readable and understandable material, then you are the one that we are looking for.
    Email us your portfolio and sample write-ups for consideration to  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  3. Editor
    Editing and proof reading for technical and public readable document are required for both Malay and English language publications.
    Contact Mr Hazrul Liki for more information at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  4. Photography and Video Recording
    Photos of corporate publication standards and videos for broadcasting are in demand. If you like challenges and dare to try out new ideas, come and meet us.
    Contact 03 - 6203 0633 and speak to Ms Dharsene Rajayah for appointment.
  5. Graphic Designer
    If you can develop layout and design for advertisement, brochures, books, magazines, corporate reports and website, email us your work to  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or call at 03 - 6203 0633
Why Join Us?
ASM comprises of Fellows who are eminent scientists, engineers and technologists (SET) of the country. The knowledge, wisdom and experience of a Fellow often inspire staffs who work closely with them. Through this working experience, one learns and understands the many aspects of SET and Science policy which leads them to perform better in their undertakings. As such working at ASM is an opportunity for continuous learning.