DEAN OF RESEARCH Research Specialist Knowledge

Job Description

The Dean: College Research is an academic leadership role, which provides strategic

direction and coordination in all research related matters in the College; ensures

alignment of all research programmes and is responsible for disseminating best practice

research for the College. S/he shall formalise collaboration across schools in the College

and as a member of Research Strategy Group, shall be responsible for developing policy

and ensuring consistent implementation of centrally agreed decisions and strategic


Responsibilities + Skills

Evidence of Research specialist knowledge or leadership experienceDemonstrated track record of attracting competitive research grantsAn established research/academic leader and scholar with an excellent publication


Relevant PhD/Doctoral degreeProfessor/Associate Professor with (3) years experience in an academic/research


A broad understanding of research developments in the various disciplines within therelevant College at a regional, national and global level

Job Summary

  • Published on: Wednesday, 25th December 2019
  • Designation: DEAN OF RESEARCH
  • industry: Education
  • Vacancy: 1
  • Employment Status: Full-time
  • Job Location: cape town
  • Salary: on a call
  • Gender:
  • Application Deadline: Wednesday, 25th December 2019

About the Company

  • Company Name: University of KwaZulu Natal.
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  • Company Profile:
  • The College of Humanities, the largest of UKZN’s four Colleges, is the home of critical thinking, social commentary and robust intellectual debate. It is aptly referred to as “The Soul of the University.”A complex and strategic College, the Humanities comprises six diverse, yet complementary Schools which are located across three of UKZN’s five campuses: Edgewood – situated in Pinetown; Howard College – situated in Durban; and Pietermaritzburg.The College of Humanities is committed to the University’s vision of advancing African scholarship and actively contributes to the intellectual development of the region and the world through teaching and learning, research, development and community engagement. It represents a significant repository on the continent, playing a critical role in the enhancement and promotion of arts, culture, social sciences and education.The College boasts vibrant research, teaching and learning units, many of which are internationally recognised.

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