Supervisor and advisor

Roles and duties of supervisor(s) and mentor

1. Supervise and advise candidate in conducting daily research work, developing academic capability.

2. Advise candidate to choose their appropriate PhD training modules and other academic activities (short stay in an international collaborating lab, attending and/or presenting at national, international conferences, schools etc)

3. Support candidates in his/her future career orientation (e.g. involve he/ she in teaching activities as a teaching assistant if he/she aims to apply for an university faculty position).

4. Offer a critical and constructive annual evaluation related to the candidate progress, that is subsequently considered as the major factor for USTH-DoS council evaluation for midterm approval, scholarship, financial support etc.

5. Provide the final written approval for the PhD thesis manuscript before it is submitted to the USTD-DoS council for evaluation.