Director, Research and Development

Duties & Responsibilities

The Director for Research and Development owns the process of formulating and identifying research thematic areas of the university, and prepares the programmes of executing the research undertakings.

The director shall perform, among others, the following major duties:

  • Ensures that all staff and student research conducted at the university or anywhere else through sponsorship of the university fall under one of the six thematic areas of the university
  • Coordinates the activities of research groups established based on the identified research thematic areas and facilitate their work through horizontal networking
  • Facilitates establishment of partnerships of research groups with national and international stakeholders
  • Based on recommendations of research groups, stakeholders, and researchers, he/she shall facilitate entering agreements and linkages with professionals
  • Organizes and executes national and international workshops that focus on research thematic areas
  • Performs any other related activities