Academic Progression and Title Awards Sub-Committee

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Parent body

Human Resources and Equalities Committee

Purpose

The committee is responsible for making decisions pertaining to the promotion of academic staff to new academic roles and associated pay grades, and pertaining to the progression of academic staff within their existing pay grades.

Terms of Reference

Authority

The committee has delegated authority from the Human Resources and Equalities
Committee to:

  1. Review strategy pertaining to matters of progression of academic staff and awarding academic titles
  2. Make those decisions which pertain to the pay and progression of academic staff where responsibility for making such decisions has not been specifically assigned to another body

Duties

  1. To decide on promotions of existing staff from Lecturer to Senior Lecturer
  2. To decide on the award of the title of Reader
  3. To decide on the award of the title of Professo
  4. To decide on the award of the title of Professorial Research Fellow
  5. To decide on the progression of academic staff within pay grades
  6. To decide on the progression of Professorial staff within and between Professorial pay bands
  7. To decide on promotions of existing Lecturer staff from grade 7 to grade
  8. The Academic Progression and Title Awards Sub-Committee will operate in accordance with procedures which have been approved by Human Resources Committee after consultation with Academic Board, and which have been published by the College before the beginning of the academic year in which they are to operate

Meetings

  1. Terms of office for non ex-officio members shall be three years, renewable for three further years
  2. Members shall receive an induction to working on the committee before attending the first meeting
  3. The committee shall have at least two meetings per year, which will be timetabled on an annual basis and will take account of the schedule of meetings for the Human Resources and Equalities Committee and the Council to ensure appropriate reporting
  4. The minutes, agendas and papers for each meeting shall be sent to members at least ten working days in advance. Only exceptionally and with the agreement of the Chair will papers be tabled at meetings
  5. The quorum of the Committee shall be as set out in Paragraph 4 of the Standing Orders

Members

CompositionMemberTerm
Chair: Warden or the Warden's nominee Professor Frances Corner ex officio
Up to 4 Pro-Wardens Professor David Oswell ex officio
Professor Mark d'Inverno ex officio
Professor Elisabeth Hill ex officio
Vacancy ex officio
Director of Human Resources Ms Carol Ford ex officio
Arts and Humanities Professor Alex Watson [History] to 2023
Professional Studies, Science and Technology Professor Atau Tanaka [Computing] to 2021 (eot)
Culture and Society Professor Emma Tarlo [Anthropology] to 2021
Two Members Appointed by the Warden Professor Claudia Bernard to 2021
Professor Michael Newman to 2021 (eot)
Secretary Ms Dawn Foster (interim)  

 

Minutes

For minutes please contact governance@gold.ac.uk