Position Profile

The Vice-President (Research) provides leadership to the Office of Research, Innovation and Partnership (ORIP), to the numerous University Research Centres and Institutes and also to the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research; promotes and expands research and scholarly initiatives across the University; seeks research funding and opportunities; and collaborates with national and international partners.

As the senior officer responsible for research, the Vice-President (Research) provides direction and support in the development and implementation of University goals, objectives and strategic plans to advance research, and graduate studies; works closely with all Faculties and the various academic and administrative support units to develop and implement strategies and seek external partners (local, national, and international) to enhance the University's research infrastructure and opportunities for high quality research and training.