Designing a Performance Evaluation Model for the Faculty Members of Farhanguian University with an Emphasis on the Research Aspect

Document Type : Original Article


1 Associate Professor, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, University of Tehran

2 PhD Higher Education Management, Research Expert of National Organization of educational testing, Tehran.Iran

3 Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Administration, Farhangian University, Tehran, Iran

4 Associate Professor, Department of Educational Administration, Farhangian University, Tehran, Iran



Objective: The purpose of this study was to explore the phenomenon of continuous evaluation of the faculty members' performance at Farhanguian University with an emphasis on the research aspect and to provide a model for it.
Methods: For this purpose, the researcher conducted a systematic study of the literature related to the subject under investigation and after examining and analyzing the theoretical and experimental bases of the research, the initial conceptual framework was designed. In the executive part of the research, qualitative research method was used to collect data. Using the semi-structured interview tool, the researcher interviewed with 17, an, using limited theoretical bases and analyzing the thematic content of the opinions raised, the researcher extracted the components and quality evaluation criteria of faculty members' performance evaluation.
Results: The research findings were analyzed using thematic analysis and through the coding, the model resulting from the interviews with the experts, the focal group and the theoretical foundations of the research were designed and approved. The exploratory model showed that the research performance evaluation structure of faculty members includes 7 main components of "Research Outputs; Professional Development; Individual Characteristics, Research Consultation, Effectiveness and Social Responsibility of Research, Executive and Specialized Services, Needs-oriented Research”, and 34 sub-components, and the path of continuous evaluation of research activities of faculty members passes through these dimensions.
Conclusion: The use and preparation of the establishment of the estimated model and using its components and sub-components to evaluate the research performance of faculty members, It can lead to the efficient and effective realization of the study and research missions of Farhangian University.


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