Investigating and Identifying Challenges of Newly-Employed Faculty Members in Universities and Higher Education Institutions of Tehran

Document Type : Original Article



The purpose of the present study is to explore and prioritize the   challenges of newly-employed faculty members so as to find real solutions to guide authorities and academic planners.  In terms of methodology, this research has been carried out using descriptive-survey method. A preliminary questionnaire was designed and its validity was verified through the verdict of a panel of experts. The Cronbach alpha coefficient was 81/67% for reliability. Results    suggest that the problems of newly-employed faculty members can be categorized in six groups of education, research, official regulations, workplace and life and facility services.


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