2018, Diponegoro University Boosts Up Number of Prof
In this year, Diponegoro University has a program to speed Professor promotion. It will be a main step of Rector Prof. Yos Johan Utama, who is first rector since the university get status PTN-BH.
To support the program, Academic Senate of Diponegoro University invited Prof.Dr. Bunyamin Maftuh, a senior official at Ministry of Research Technology and Higher Education, to address on how to develop career as lecture. Prof Bunyamin spoke of “Direction of Lecturer’s Career and Competence at Ministry of Research Technology and Higher Education on 2018” at Hall of Academic Senate, Tembalang, on Monday (January 22, 2018).
Vice Rector I Prof. M Zainuri said Diponegoro University has around 60 or 65 PhDs who are potential to be professor. He hope that presence of Prof Bunyamin could motivate lectors to promote their careers. Prof Bunyamin is a Director of Career and Human Resource Competence of the Ministry of Research Technology and Higher Education.
“With professorial acceleration and mentoring program, Diponegoro University has to gain 25 new professors for this year. To face any challenges in global era and to be 500 world class university, Diponegoro University has to meet some standards, including its ratio and number of professors,” said Prof. M Zainuri.
Prof. Bunyamin Maftuh hopes, university leaders encourage lecturers to reach the top of their career as professor and to contribute to international scientific journals that will increase Indonesian publications at international level.
Bunyamin suggested that lecturers are not only teachers, but also scientists who have main task to do research and publish their scientific works at international level.
“One of scientist’s task is to create scientific work as a result of research and publication at scientific journal, both national and international level. It is an obligation to a lecturer,” said Bunyamin.
Therefore, the Ministry will help and encourage lecturers to promote their positions or to be professors. “The Ministry will facilitate the lecturers who want to promote to be professor. One of facilitation is online system for promoting process,” said Bunyamin.(Ipung/Humas)