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Membership 2023/24

Chair, the Vice-Chancellor

Professor Stuart Croft

The Provost

Professor Emma Flynn

Fourteen Professors appointed by the Senate, four from each of the Faculties of Arts and Social Sciences, and six from the Faculty of Science, Engineering and Medicine

Professor Alison Cooley (Arts)

Professor Tim Lockley (Arts)

Professor Rachel Moseley (Arts)

Professor Louise Bourdua (Arts)

Professor Nicole Tang (Science, Engineering & Medicine)

Professor Mike Ward (Science, Engineering & Medicine)

Professor David Leadley (Science, Engineering & Medicine)

Professor Steven Maggs (Science, Engineering & Medicine)

Professor Paramjit Gill (Science, Engineering & Medicine)

Professor Felicity Boardman (Science, Engineering & Medicine)

Professor Elizabeth Jones (Social Sciences)

Professor Fabienne Peter (Social Sciences)

Professor Ram Gopal (Social Sciences)

Professor James Hayton (Social Sciences)

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Terms of Reference

The Committee is required, under Regulation 4 to:

(a) "conduct annually a review of academic staff (in all grades below the level of Professor)”;

(b) To consider recommendations for:

(i) Confirmation of the appointment of academic staff to Associate Professor on satisfactory completion of the period of probation;
(ii) Promotion to Reader;
(iii) Promotion to Teaching Fellow and Senior Teaching Fellow;
(iv) Promotion to Associate Professor – teaching focussed;
(v) Promotion to Research Fellow and Senior Research Fellow;
(vi) Promotion to Associate Professor – research focussed.

(c) To consider from time to time specific issues concerned with the employment of academic staff;

(d) To produce a report to the Senate of decisions taken by the Committee, and to make recommendations to the Senate as appropriate.

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Reporting Structure

The Academic Staff Committee reports to the Senate.

Sub-groups of Academic Staff Committee are the University Professorial Promotions Committee and the Probation Review Group.Link opens in a new window

Click here to see a diagrammatic representation of the Committee Structure.

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Secretary: Rachel Sandby-Thomas, Registrar

Assistant Secretary: Karen Terry Weymouth (Karen dot Terry-Weymouth at warwick dot ac dot uk)

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Papers for consideration by the Academic Staff Committee should be submitted to the Assistant Secretary two weeks in advance of the meeting at which they are to be considered.

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Dates of meetings of the Academic Staff Committee can be found within the University Committee Timetable.

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