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Election of Dean, Pro-Deans and members of the Faculty Board

Period 2018-2020

The Nominating Committee of the Faculty of Science has now started the process of preparing an election proposal for the assignment as Dean and Pro-Deans as well as members of the Faculty Board for the term 1 January 2018 – 31 December 2020. All employees eligible to vote are invited to nominate suitable candidates.

The Faculty Board is the highest decision-making body at the Faculty of Science, and has a united responsibility regarding undergraduate and postgraduate education, research, innovation and collaboration, quality and development, library, organisation, economy, staff and faculty, administration, and information. The Dean has the overall responsibility for the Faculty of Science and leads the strategic work.  

Who is to be appointed?

  • One Dean, also chairperson of the Faculty Board
  • Two Pro-Deans, with responsibility for either Postgraduate education or undergraduate and Master’s education. One of the Pro-Deans is deputy Dean and vice chairperson of the Faculty Board.
  • Five teaching faculty members
  • Two representatives of other employees
  • Two general members

Nominate candidates

Who is eligible to vote and nominate?

Employees at Lund University whose employment is at least 50% within the Faculty of Science. The position should be permanent or at least two years of continuous employment at the Faculty.   

PhD students with PhD student employment are not eligible to vote or nominate as they are considered students according to Chapter 1, 4 § of the Higher Education Ordinance.

Who can be nominated?

University teaching faculty within the Faculty of Science with scientific competence are eligible as Dean, Pro-Deans and/or Faculty Board members. The term university faculty with scientific competence means assistant, associate, or full professor or other teaching positions requiring a PhD.  Eligible as representatives for other employees are those employed at the Faculty of Science, and who are not teaching faculty members with scientific competence.

Self-nominations are allowed. When the Nomination Committee presents its election proposal all incoming nominations will be posted.

How to nominate?

Nominations are to be submitted to the Nominating Committee no later than February 17, 2017. Nominations must include name of the nominee and which assignments is considered. When nominating you must have asked and got an acceptance from the person you wish to nominate.

Nominations can be submitted to the Chairperson of the Nominating Committee, Mikael Calner, using the following e-mail address mikael.calner [at] geol.lu.se or by telephone to extension 214 24.

How are the various appointments decided?

The Dean and the Pro-Dean are appointed by the Vice-Chancellor following the election to the Faculty Board. The Vice-Dean is appointed by the Dean following the election to the Faculty Board. The teaching faculty and other members are elected directly by eligible voters among the employees at the Faculty of Science. The general members are suggested by the Nomination Committee and appointed by the Vice-Chancellor.

Elections are to be held in May 2017

 

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Nominations

The following persons have been proposed (and accepted the nomination) by faculty staff for the various assignments.

Dean

  • Anders Tunlid, Professor, Department of Biology
  • Christer Löfstedt, Professor, Department of Biology
  • Leif Lönnblad, Professor, Department of Astronomy and Theoretical Physics
  • Sven Lidin, Professor, Department of Chemistry
  • Tomas Brage, Professor, Department of Physics

Pro-dean responsible for research studies

  • Anders Irbäck, Professor, Department of Astronomy and Theoretical Physics (candidacy withdrawn)
  • Anders Tunlid, Professor, Department of Biology
  • Leif Lönnblad, Professor, Department of Astronomy and Theoretical Physics
  • Per Lundberg, Professor, Department of Biology
  • Ola Wendt, Professor, Department of Chemistry
  • Tomas Brage, Professor, Department of Physics

Pro-dean responsible for undergraduate and Master’s education

  • Carin-Jarl Sunesson, Senior lecturer, Department of Biology
  • Karin Hall, Professor, institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap
  • Johan Rathsman, Senior lecturer, Department of Astronomy and Theoretical Physics
  • Sofi Elmroth, Professor, Department of Chemistry
  • Tomas Brage, Professor, Department of Physics

Member of Faculty Board (teaching faculty member)          

  • Anders Scherstén, Senior lecturer, Department of Geology
  • Anna Maria Persson, Senior lecturer, Centre for Mathematical Sciences
  • Charlotta Turner, Professor, Department of Chemistry
  • Daniel Strand, Senior lecturer, Department of Chemistry
  • Dirk Rudolph, Professor, Department of Physics
  • Jessica Abbott, Senior Lecturer, Department of Biology
  • Philipp Birken, Senior lecturer, Centre for Mathematical Sciences
  • Staffan Bensch, Professor, Department of Biology
  • Tatyana Turova, Professor, Centre for Mathematical Sciences
  • Viveka Alfredsson, Professor, Department of Chemistry

Member of Faculty Board (other employee)

  • Yvonne Persson, Lecturer, Centre for Environmental and Climate research
  • Karin Hofvendahl, Head of administration, Centre for Environmental and Climate research
  • Ola Gustafsson, Research Engineer, Department of Biology