President/ CEO

Ref: 4570

RCSI UCD Malaysia Campus - RUMC

Penang, Malaysia

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Role Managed by:

Felix Chan

Research Associate

t: +852 3702 6493


Primary Practice Group: Higher Education and Research

Salary & Benefits: Competitive

Closing Date: 03/03/2020

Formal Interview Date: w/c 4th May 2020

Commencing its 25th year in higher education in Malaysia, RCSI UCD Malaysia Campus (RUMC) is one of only ten international university branch campuses in Malaysia. It is jointly owned by two of Ireland’s foremost universities - the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) and University College Dublin (UCD). 

Our students spend their early years in either RCSI or UCD in Dublin before returning to Penang to complete their clinical studies. Our graduates are awarded a National University of Ireland degree (MB BAO BCh), which is recognised across the world.

The Board of Directors now seek to appoint a President/ CEO who will play a very significant leadership role in the next phase of the development of the College.

Reporting to the Board, and providing the highest level of strategic planning and coordination, the post-holder will lead the College in its next phase of development as an international centre for medical and health sciences education in south Asia.

Promoting an environment of excellence, within education and research, s/he will work collaboratively and develop strong external relationships with healthcare providers, educational partners and sponsors in Malaysia and beyond.

The Board of Directors will be advised and assisted in the appointment process by their executive search partner Perrett Laver.  The closing date for application is 9am GMT/ 5pm MYT on Tuesday 3rd March.

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