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Elections

Election Notices

Notice of Election of members of Academic staff from the Schools of Study, and one member of Professional Services staff to Senate to serve until 31 July 2017

Monday 23 February 2015

This notice is to announce the election of one member of the Academic staff from each of the Schools of Study, and one member of the Professional Services staff to Senate to serve for a two-year period from 1 August 2015 to 31 July 2017. This election is caused by the end of members' two-year tenures.

Eligibility - Academic staff

Provision is made for two members of the Academic staff to be elected to Senate by and from the Academic staff of each School of Studies.

In accordance with the relevant Regulations, the following members of the Academic staff are eligible to nominate, be nominated and vote in this election: Lecturers, Senior Lecturers, Readers and Professors.

The electorate will be the members of the School’s Academic staff as defined above on the census date of 23 February 2015.

Eligibility - Professional Services staff

Provision is made for two members of the Professional Services staff to be elected to Senate by and from the Professional Services staff of the University.

In accordance with the relevant Regulations, the following members of the University’s Professional Services staff are eligible to nominate, be nominated and vote in this election: 

Operational Support Staff (OS); Professional Services Staff: Professional and Management (PM); Professional Services Staff: Support (PS); Technical Staff: Management (TM); Technical Staff: Support (TX); Operational Craft Staff (OX) who (a) hold University appointments on the census date and (b) whose continuous service with the University will be at least one year by the end of the contract which is in force on the census date.

The electorate will be the members of the University’s Professional Services staff as defined above on the census date of 23 February 2015.

Election procedure

The first step is the nomination of candidates. Nomination Forms can be found by following the links below:

Schools of Study to Senate

Professional Services to Senate 

Nominators should check that their nominee is willing and eligible to serve. Self-nomination is permissible.

Completed forms must be returned to Kate Knight (Office of Governance and Secretariat, Sussex House Room 325 or by email to K.Knight@sussex.ac.uk) by 12 noon on 9 March 2015.

Each Nomination Form received will be acknowledged. Ballot papers will be issued if necessary after the closing date for nominations together with details of the voting procedure. The result of the election will be announced on these pages. 

Alice Robertson

Governance Officer