University Academic Staffing Committee

Terms of reference

  • To maintain and enhance academic standards of academic staff at the University of Auckland
  • To recommend promotion to professor and associate professor
  • To receive reports from and assist in the activities of faculty staffing committees
  • To provide experienced staff to be co-opted as external representatives for faculty staffing committees
  • To advise the Vice-Chancellor on appointment processes for professors, deans and other senior staff outside faculties.

Membership

  • Vice-Chancellor or nominee – Chair
  • Provost
  • Members appointed by the Vice-Chancellor (such members shall not comprise deans of faculties)
  • Two professorial members elected by the professoriate

The Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Equity) may attend meetings for monitoring and advisory purposes. The University Academic Staffing Committee reports to the Vice-Chancellor.

Committee membership and term of office

Vice-Chancellor or nominee Holds office until
Professor D Freshwater - Chair Ex-officio
Provost
Holds office until
Professor V Linton Ex-officio
Members appointed by the Vice-Chancellor (such members shall not comprise deans of faculties)
Holds office until
Professor J Metson
31.01.23
Distinguished Professor J Harding 31.01.23
Professor D Brown 31.01.23
Associate Professor K Dirks 31.01.22
Professor C Rubie-Davies 31.01.23
Professor S May 31.01.23
Two professorial members elected by the professoriate Holds office until
Professor R Amor 31.01.25
Professor T Lumley 31.01.24
Co-opted members
Holds office until
Professor P Thorne
31.01.22
Professor T Olsen  31.01.23
Professor L Bryder  31.01.22
Professor L Beddoe 31.01.22
In attendance as required
Holds office until
Professor C Stinear (Pro-Vice Chancellor Equity)
Ex-officio
Mr A Phipps (Human Resources Director)
Ex-officio
Ms S Boyer (Associate Director, HR Advisory)
Ex-officio

Schedule of meetings

There are no pre-scheduled meetings for the University Academic Staffing Committee. Meetings are convened when necessary, by the Vice-Chancellor.

Committee Secretary

Mrs J Tomov
Phone: +64 9 373 7599 ext 87779
Email: j.tomov@auckland.ac.nz.