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Membership 2017/18

Chair, the Vice-Chancellor

Professor Stuart Croft

The Provost

Professor Christine Ennew

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



Professor Seán Hand

Professor Mark Knights

Professor Emma Mason



Professor Aileen Clarke

Professor Lesley Roberts


Professor Stephen Jarvis

Professor Kevin Moffat

Professor Mike Shipman

Professor Julie Staunton

Social Sciences

Professor Chris Hughes

Professor Nick Llewellyn

Professor Matt Nudds

Professor Vera Troeger

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Terms of Reference

(1) The Committee is required, under Regulation 4 (for the Annual Review by the Academic Staff Committee of Assistant Professors, Associate Professors, Lecturers, Senior Lecturers, Associate Professors (Readers), Teaching Fellows, Senior Teaching Fellows and Principal Teaching Fellows and Research Fellows, Senior Research Fellows and Principal Research Fellows) to "conduct a review of academic staff (in all grades), teaching staff (in the grades of Teaching Fellow, Senior Teaching Fellow and Principal Teaching Fellow) and research staff (in the grades of Research Fellow, Senior Research Fellow and Principal Research Fellow)".

(2) 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 Professorship;
(iii) promotion to Professorial Fellowship;
(iv) promotion to Associate Professor (Reader);
(v) promotion to Senior Teaching Fellow;
(vi) promotion to Principal Teaching Fellow;
(vii) promotion to Senior Research Fellow;
(viii) promotion to Principal Research Fellow;

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

(4) 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.

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

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Secretary: Rachel Sandby-Thomas, Registrar

Assistant Secretary: Mary Cox (Mary dot Cox at warwick dot ac dot uk or ext: 22824)

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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