About the Center
The Center's Objectives
- Providing guidance for academic departments on preparation of yearly activity report
- Leading routine process of self assessment by academic departments, to identify department strengths and weaknesses that require attention
- Assisting academic departments in their submission of quality reports to the Council for Higher Education
- Monitoring annual activities of faculty members
- Leading self assessment processes for each faculty member, as a base for defining individual performance targets
- Ranking faculty members to determine outstanding award recipients and promotion potential
The quality assessment work is conducted through the continuous updating of self assessment methods within the departments, providing internal feedback to faculty members and students for the assessment of research and teaching qualities, establishing and maintaining a database of research outputs by the college's researchers, collecting data pertaining to international activities, including publications, membership in professional journal boards, taking part in scientific conferences, and maintaining relationships with researchers at academic institutes across the globe.
The center's activities assess the scope of research conducted, while placing emphasis on comparing its quality with the benchmark academic standards. Faculty researchers who are found to be outstanding will receive benefits for their exceptional work including rewards, increased internal research grant funds and scientific relation budgets, decreased teaching hours, and other such benefits.