Governance

Call for nominations to Academic Board

Further information

  • Academic Board
  • Elections and nominations

Further to Senate's approval of Academic Board Regulations which came into effect on 9 December 2019, nominations are now invited for the election of Level E Academic staff, Levels A-D Academic staff and Professional Staff to the Academic Board membership for 2023.

  1. Nominations - General Information
  2. Level E Professor Academic staff
  3. Level A-D Academic staff
  4. Professional staff
  5. Nomination forms

Nominations - General Information

Elections will be carried out by electronic ballot in all categories, where relevant.

Given that there is considerable gender imbalance on the Board, nominations from women are encouraged.

Completed nomination forms must be submitted by email in order to be received by the Academic Secretary no later than 5pm, Friday 11 November 2022

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Level E Professor Academic staff (Term of Office: Three years)

The allocation of places according to approved formula produces the distribution shown below. At present, there are vacancies in the following categories:

Level E Professor Academic Staff Group

No. of positions allocatedNo. of positions vacant in 2023
Cluster 1: Humanities, Social Sciences, Business, Law, Education and Design

11

  6

Cluster 2: Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences

  6

  6

Cluster 3: Health and Medical Sciences

  8

  8

Cluster 4: Life and Natural Sciences

  8

   7 

Cluster 5: Non-discipline based entity, including SIS

      6    

  6

Total

39

 33

Proposers and seconders must be members of academic staff, with a classification level of Professor (Level E) who hold a fixed term or ongoing academic appointment on a full-time or 40% or greater fractional basis. 

Electorate:  All Academic Staff members. 

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Level A-D Academic staff (Term of Office: Three years)

The allocation of places according to approved formula produces the distribution shown below. At present, there are vacancies in the following categories:

Level A-D Academic staff GroupNo. of positions allocatedNo. of positions vacant in 2023
Cluster 1: Humanities, Social Sciences, Business, law, Education and Design

 6 

1

Cluster 2: Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences

 3 

2

Cluster 3: Health and Medical Sciences

 4 

3

Cluster 4: Life and Natural Sciences

5

 0 

Cluster 5: Non-discipline based entity, including SIS

3

  2  

Total

21

8

Proposers and seconders must be staff, below the level of Professor (Level E), who hold a fixed term or ongoing academic appointment on a full-time or 40% or greater fractional basis.

Electorate: All Academic staff members 

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Professional staff (Term of Office: Three years)

At present, there are three vacancies in this category. 

Proposers and seconders must be staff who hold a fixed term or ongoing general staff appointment pursuant to the  UWA Professional and General Employees Agreement 2017, on a full-time or 40% or greater fractional basis.

Electorate: All Professional staff members employed under the UWA Professional and General Employees Agreement 2017. 

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Academic Board Election Process

The Academic Board is a committee of the Senate and therefore, its election process has been aligned with that of the Senate. That is, it involves:

  1. A call for nomination to be submitted to the Academic Secretary by 5pm, Friday 11 November 2022. 
  2.     Electronic voting will occur where required.

For any queries please contact the Academic Secretary by email ([email protected]) or phone ext. 3213.

Nomination forms 

 

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