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Notice of Academic Board Standing Committee Elections

Academic Board Standing Committees - Nominations Open

Nominations are hereby called for the following categories of elected staff members on Academic Program Committee, Education Quality Committee and Research Committee for a term of office commencing 27 July 2021 and continuing up until, but not including, the Academic Board meeting in July 2024:  

Academic Program Committee 
Academic Program Committee is a Standing Committee of Academic Board responsible for monitoring, advising and providing assurance on matters relating to the quality and effectiveness of the educational programs of the University.  

  • 4.1.12. One Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander academic staff member, elected by and from the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander academic staff of the University;

Education Quality Committee 
Education Quality Committee is a Standing Committee of Academic Board responsible for ensuring excellence in learning and teaching across the University.  

  • 4.1.8. One Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander academic staff member, elected by and from the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander academic staff of the University;

Research Committee
Research Committee is a Standing Committee of Academic Board responsible for providing leadership in relation to the quality assurance of research and research training.

  • 4.1.8. One Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander academic staff member, elected by and from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander academic staff of the University;
  • 4.1.10. One early-career researcher of the University, who does not qualify under categories 4.1.1 to 4.1.5, elected by the academic staff of the University;
  • 4.1.11. One mid-career researcher of the University, who does not qualify under categories 4.1.1 to 4.1.5, elected by the academic staff of the University;
  • 4.1.12. One Professor of the University, who does not qualify under categories 4.1.1 to 4.1.5, elected by the academic staff of the University.

For the purpose of these elections, the following definitions exist:

Academic Staff - (a) the University’s teaching and research staff, other than research assistants; and (b) staff of the University whose instrument of appointment by the Council states they are members of the academic staff*
*As identified on the People Portfolio database as at 4.00pm on the day on which nominations for that election close.

Early-career researcher – a researcher with up to five (5) years post-PhD experience

Mid-career researcher – a researcher with five (5) to ten (10) years post-PhD experience

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community cultural protocols are available on the USQ Our values and culture webpage.

Terms of Reference and further information regarding Academic Board, its Standing Committees, and its members can be found on the Academic Board website.  

Nominations are now open and will close at 5.00pm Monday 26 July 2021.

Nominations are to be made on the associated forms located below and should be forwarded to: 

The Returning Officer
Governance Office, Level 5, S Block
University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba Qld 4350
OR an electronic copy^ of the nomination form will be accepted at academic.board@usq.edu.au

Any questions or concerns should be forwarded to the Secretary (Academic Board) in the first instance.

^ If a nomination form is submitted electronically, the original nomination form must be presented, if requested.

 

NOMINATION FORMS

Academic Program Committee

APC 4.1.12 Aboriginal Torres Strait Islander Nomination Form - Word (DOC 200KB)

APC 4.1.12 Aboriginal Torres Strait Islander Nomination Form - PDF (PDF 270KB)

 

Education Quality Committee

EQC 4.1.8 Aboriginal Torres Strait Islander Nomination Form - Word (DOC 200KB)

EQC 4.1.8 Aboriginal Torres Strait Islander Nomination Form - PDF (PDF 270KB)

 

Research Committee

RC 4.1.8 Aboriginal Torres Strait Islander Nomination Form - Word (DOC 200KB)

RC 4.1.8 Aboriginal Torres Strait Islander Nomination Form - PDF (PDF 270KB)

RC 4.1.10 Early Career Researcher Nomination Form - Word (DOC 200KB)

RC 4.1.10 Early Career Researcher Nomination Form - PDF (PDF 270KB)

RC 4.1.11 Mid Career Researcher Nomination Form - Word (DOC 200KB)

RC 4.1.11 Mid Career Researcher Nomination Form - PDF (PDF 270KB)

RC 4.1.12 Professor Nomination Form - Word (DOC 200KB)

RC 4.1.12 Professor Nomination Form - PDF (PDF 270KB)