Faculty Elections - Spring 2020

Last updated March 31, 2020

Call for Nominations

A call for nominations is now issued for faculty vacancies on Senate, Senate Committees (DQAC, SGAAC, SLC, SUAAC), Faculty College and SFU Community Trust. 

Eligibility to Nominate, Vote and Stand for Election:

All faculty (or designate electoral equivalent) employed by the University as full-time continuing or part-time continuing (50% or greater) shall be eligible to nominate, stand for election and vote.

Details on eligibility are included in the University Act, the election sections of the Rules of Senate, and the University's Academic Policies.

Nominations:

Nomination forms must be signed by the nominee and by at least five faculty members eligible to vote in this election.  Please click on the appropriate nomination form found in the column on the right in the table below.

The completed nomination form and an abbreviated CV and/or statement of interest from the nominee (combined information is limited to one page), must be received by the Friday, March 20, 2020 at 12:00 pm - senate@sfu.ca / Attention: Steven Noel, Room 3102 MBC, Student Services. 

FACULTY

POSITIONS

TERM OF OFFICE

NOMINATION FORMS
 Joint Faculty Senate* (2 positions from any faculty) June 1/20 - May 31/23 Joint Faculty Nomination Form
Senate* (Faculty member from Communication, Art and Technology) June 1/20 - May 31/23
Senate* (Faculty member from Education) Present - May 31/21
Senate* (Faculty member from Environment) June 1/20 - May 31/23
Senate* (Faculty member from Health Sciences) June 1/20 - May 31/23
Community Trust April 1/20 - March 31/22
 Applied Sciences Senate* June 1/20 - May 31/23 Applied Sciences Nomination Form
SGAAC June 1/20 - May 31/22
SUAAC June 1/20 - May 31/22
Faculty College** (2 positions) Sept 1/20 - August 31/22
Faculty College**  Present - August 31/21
 Arts and Social   Sciences Seante* June 1/20 - May 31/23 Arts and Social Sciences Nomination Form
DQAC June 1/20 - May 31/22
SGAAC June 1/20 - May 31/22
SLC June 1/20 - May 31/22
SUAAC June 1/20 - May 31/22
Faculty College** (3 positions) Sept 1/20 - Aug 31/22
Business Senate June 1/20 - May 31/23 Business Nomination Form
DQAC June 1/20 - May 31/22
SGAAC June 1/20 - May 31/22
SLC June 1/20 - May 31/22
SUAAC June 1/20 - May 31/22
Faculty College** Sept 1/20 - May 31/22
Communication, Art & Technology DQAC Present - May 31/21 Communication, Art and Technology Nomination Form
SGAAC June 1/20 - May 31/22
SUAAC Present - May 31/21
Faculty College** (2 positions) Sept 1/20 - August 31/22
Faculty College**  Present - August 31/21
Education Senate*  June 1/20 - May 31/23 Education Nomination Form
DQAC June 1/20 - May 31/22
SGAAC June 1/20 - May 31/22
SLC June 1/20 - May 31/22
SUAAC June 1/20 - May 31/22
Faculty College** (2 positions) Sept 1/20 - August 31/22
Environment
DQAC Present - May 31/21 Environment Nomination Form
SGAAC Present - May 31/21
Faculty College** (2 positions) Sept 1/20 - August 31/22
Faculty College** (2 positions) Present - August 31/21
 Health Sciences Senate* June 1/20 - May 31/23 Health Sciences Nomination Form
DQAC Present - May 31/21
SGAAC June 1/20 - May 31/22
SLC Present - May 31/21
Faculty College** (2 positions) Sept 1/20 - August 31/22
Faculty College** (2 positions) Present - August 31/21
Science Senate June 1/20 - May 31/23 Science Nomination Form
SGAAC June 1/20 - May 31/22
SUAAC June 1/20 - May 31/22
Faculty College** (2 positions) Sept 1/20 - August 31/22
Faculty College** Present - Augsut 31/21

*Senate and Senate committees:

Each Senator is expected to sit on at least one Senate Committee.  For more information see:

http://www.sfu.ca/senate/senate-committees.html

Senate committees elected by and from respective Faculties:

  • DQAC - Diverse Qualifications Adjudication Committee
  • SGAAC - Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee
  • SLC - Senate Library Committee
  • SUAAC - Senate Undergraduate Awards Adjudication Committee

** Faculty College positions

Only tenured and tenure track faculty employed by the University as full-time continuing or part-time continuing (50% or greater) shall be eligible to nominate and vote. Nominees to the Faculty College must be tenured faculty members. Both genders must be represented among the representatives from each faculty. Academic administrators above the level of Chair and members of Tenure and Promotion Committees are not eligible for membership of the Faculty College. A candidate for promotion to Professor is also ineligible for membership. 

Online Voting

If required, online voting will take place from Monday, September 30, 2019 to Wednesday, October 2, 2019. Voters will receive an email notification with voting information, candidate information, and a link to the online voting system. The data from the voting system will be downloaded on October 3, 2019. The candidate(s) with the highest number of votes will be declared elected.

Information Links

Questions?

Questions about elections may be directed to Steven Noel, Senate Assistant and Electoral Officer, at 778-782-3168 or email senate@sfu.ca.