Monday, 18 June 2018

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: Academic promotion committee elected member

This is a call for nominations for an elected member on the Faculty Senior Lecturer/Senior Research Fellow (Level C) Academic Promotion Committee.

Meeting date: Monday, 6 August 2018
Meeting time: 09:00 – 17:00

Current elected and nominated committee membership are included below:

Contract Type

Dr Melissa Petrakis
Social Work
Professor Dena Lyras

In accordance with the Academic Promotion: Levels C-E Procedure, nominees must meet be:
          employed as teaching and research, research-only or education focused;
          at a 0.4 fraction or above;
          the same level or higher than the level candidates are applying for; 
          available for the meeting date specified above;
          able to spend approximately 1-2 days reviewing the academic promotion applications about two weeks prior to the Committee meeting;
          able to serve a three-year term.

The committee membership should enable the following:
          broad representation across disciplines and academic activity (eg. research only, teaching and research, education focused); and
          broad representation of staff from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.
Definitions for diversity that may assist nominees are included here:   
o    “The variation between people in terms of how they identify on a range of dimensions including ancestry, ethnicity, ethno-religiosity, language, national origin, race, and/or religion.- Diversity Council Australia
o    “Cultural diversity relates to a person’s country of birth, their ancestry, the country of birth of their parents, what languages they speak, whether they are of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent, and their religious affiliation.”  -  Australian Bureau of Statistics.

Please complete the nomination form and email to by 12 noon on Tuesday, 19 June 2018. In the event that we receive more nominations than vacancies available, an election will be held.

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