Jawatan Kosong Institut Penyelidikan dan Perhutanan Malaysia (FRIM)
Jawatan Kosong FRIM
About The Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM)
Institut Penyelidikan dan Perhutanan Malaysia or The Forest Research Institute Malaysia – FRIM founded in 1929 as the Forest Research Institute (FRI) was a department under the Forestry Headquarters Peninsular Malaysia. It was not until 1985, the Institute became a statutory body governed by the Malaysian Forestry Research and Development Board (MFRDB) under the then Ministry of Primary Industries. Later in 2004, FRIM was administered by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment.
The Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM), one of the leading institutions in tropical forestry research, both within the country and abroad. Founded by British colonial forest scientist in 1929, the former Forest Research Institute with Dr F.W. Foxworthy as its first chief research officer, became a statutory body governed by the Malaysia Forestry Research and Development Board under the Ministry of Primary Industries in 1985 and then in 2004, FRIM became a statutory body governed under Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment.
The 515-ha site in Kepong located 16 km northwest of Kuala Lumpur, is surrounded by the Bukit Lagong Forest Reserve. The Institute, which has been awarded the MS ISO 9001: 2008 accreditation, is headed by Director-General Dato’ Dr. Abdul Latif Mohmod.
FRIM promotes sustainable management and optimal use of forest resources by generating knowledge and technology through research, development and application. FRIM’s wide-ranging expertise, award-winning research and international collaborations have earned the institute a name for itself in tropical forestry.
FRIM consists of five research divisions. The Forestry Division provides data, standards and guidelines for managing our natural forests on a sustainable basis. The Product Development Division focuses on the development of forest-based industries. The Biotechnology Division involves in creating new planting material through genetic engineering.
Among the services provided by the institute are the arboreta which serves as reference for forestry education, a herbarium established in 1908 with over 200,000 specimens, training courses from landscaping to wood identification, rattan and bamboo product development, a nursery, library and venues for local and international conferences.
The Institute also offers a wide range of facilities for research, including managing six field research stations in areas of different forest types in various parts of the country.
Jawatan Kosong Institut Penyelidikan dan Perhutanan Malaysia (FRIM) :
Qualified Malaysian citizens invited to fill the vacancies at Institut Penyelidikan dan Perhutanan Malaysia as follows :
- PEGAWAI UNDANG-UNDANG GRED L41
Further information and how to apply, please follow :
Jawatan Kosong FRIM Closing date 19 Mei 2014