CLOSE OF NOMINATIONS
Tuesday, 29 May 2012 at 3pm.
• 4 Professors (2 males, 2 females)
• 4 Associate Professors (2 males, 2 females)
• 4 Senior Lecturers (2 males, 2 females)
The terms of office will be approximately 3 years. Candidates should note that there are two terms of office, for each academic level.
The terms of office are from:
• Declaration of poll – 30 June 2015
• Tuesday, 1 January 2013 – 31 December 2015
Candidates are advised that there will be a position for a person from each gender, at each academic level and for each term of office.
ABOUT THE ELECTION
Election information and nomination forms for these positions are available on the UTS: Elections website at http://www.gsu.uts.edu.au/elections/schedule/staff.html
Who can be candidate? Professor Fixed term and continuing academic staff members of the University holding the position of Professor at UTS at the date nominations close can stand as candidates in this election. Associate Professor Fixed term and continuing academic staff members of the University holding the position of Associate Professor or above at UTS at the date nominations close can stand as candidates in this election. Senior Lecturer Fixed term and continuing academic staff members of the University holding the position of Senior Lecturer or above at UTS at the date nominations close can stand as candidates in this election. Candidates will be elected by Academic Board members. Whilst candidates do not have to be members of Academic Board, they must be endorsed by nominators who are current members of Academic Board.
Academics appointed as Dean, Associate Dean or a member of the Senior Executive should not stand as candidates for these positions, as they may be called to serve on the committee as part of their role.
Only members of the Academic Board are eligible to nominate candidates or vote in this election, however, candidates do not have to be Academic Board members. Nominations must be completed in accordance with the instructions on the nomination form. The nomination form is available on the GSU website at http://www.gsu.uts.edu.au/elections/schedule/staff.html. If a candidate wishes to be nominated for election on more than one committee, a separate nomination form must be used for each position nominated. Further, if a candidate statement is to be submitted it must be forwarded by email concurrently with submission of the nomination form(s). Completed nomination forms must reach the Electoral Officer by the close of nominations. Late nominations will not be accepted.
If a ballot is necessary at the close of nominations, it will be conducted using the online election system commencing on Tuesday, 19 June 2012 and closing at 3pm on Tuesday, 3 July 2012.
For further electoral information, please contact the Electoral Officer on 02 9514 9811 or at email@example.com. John Hartigan Registrar and Returning Officer 22 May, 2012