Role

The associate vice-president research reports to the vice-president research.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Leadership for strategic initiatives to foster and enhance research success at USask, including its academic units, research centers and institutes;
  • Advancing international research activity and impact, and providing oversight of the International Research and Partnerships Office;
  • Defining and communicating priorities and outcomes for the health research portfolio, and building and promoting the health discovery agenda of the University through a variety of strategies and contacts;

Acting as the institution’s CIHR Tri-Council Leader, working closely with the institution’s other Tri-Agency Leaders and Associate Research Deans to build the innovation agenda within and across their units at an institutional level.