The extension for the Research Assistant has to be made by the supervisor/PI through UMPortal. The extension of the appointment can be considered based on the following criteria:
i. Minimum extension: 4 Months for Malaysian Research Assistants
6 Months for International Research Assistants
ii. Maximum extension for both RA’s: 12 months
iii. Application for extension is to be made TWO (2) months before the contract ends.
iv. Performance and recommendation by the Head of Research Centre (PTj);
v. Not exceeding budget from Vote Salary.
vi. If the RA contract has been expired, the PI should make a new appointment by re advertising the post.