The Dean: College Research is an academic leadership role, which provides strategicdirection and coordination in all research related matters in the College; ensuresalignment of all research programmes and is responsible for disseminating best practiceresearch for the College. S/he shall formalise collaboration across schools in the Collegeand as a member of Research Strategy Group, shall be responsible for developing policyand ensuring consistent implementation of centrally agreed decisions and strategicinitiatives.The incumbent will report to the Deputy Vice Chancellor (DVC) & Head of College aswell as liaise with the DVC Research through a dotted line function. S/he is responsiblefor institutional level activities such as policy and strategy development, and evaluationon behalf of the College.The term of office for this position is one year. In the case of applicants who arepermanent staff members of UKZN, the successful applicant will be seconded to theposition and resume his/her substantive position at the end of this term of office.
Responsibilities + Skills
Relevant PhD/Doctoral degree
Professor/Associate Professor with (3) years experience in an academic/researchleadership roleEvidence of Research specialist knowledge or leadership experienceDemonstrated track record of attracting competitive research grants