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Journal: Indo American Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences (IAJPS) (Vol.04, No. 09)

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Page : 2949-2958

Keywords : Faculty Members; Humanities; Research Productivity; Ahvaz;

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Introduction: University is the main axis of science production through knowledge and research. Therefore, the present study was conducted with the aim of analyzing the research productivity of humanities faculty members in universities of Ahvaz. Methods: This study was an applied research and descriptive in nature. The statistical population consisted of all humanities faculty members of Shahid Chamran University, Payam Noor University, Science and Research University of Khuzestan and Islamic University of Ahvaz. 98 faculty member were selected as the statistical sample based on sample size determination formula and stratified random sampling method [n = 98 and N = 304]. Data were collected by a researcher-made questionnaire whose validity and reliability were calculated and verified through content validity and test re-test, respectively. The collected data were analyzed using statistical indicators, frequency, percentage, mean, standard deviation, t-test and One-way analysis of variance using SPSS21 software. Results: The mean index of research productivity of humanities faculty members employed at universities of Ahvaz was 9.94 and the median was 7.30, indicating that the research point of 50% of the faculty members was less than 7.30 annually. There was a significant difference among different groups of faculty members in terms of academic degree and academic rank. However, there was no significant difference between them in terms of gender, the university employed at and length of service. Conclusion: The findings of this study showed that there was no significant difference between the research productivity of faculty members in Shahid Chamran University and other universities in Ahvaz. Keywords: Faculty Members, Humanities, Research Productivity, Ahvaz

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