Constitutions of faculties, colleges and boards of study

As at 1 January 2014

 

Faculty of Agriculture and Environment

1.
The Faculty of Agriculture and Environment shall comprise the following persons:
1.1
the professors, readers, associate professors, senior lecturers, lecturers and associate lecturers, being full-time and fractional permanent or full-time and fractional temporary members of the teaching staff in the Faculty of Agriculture and Environment;
1.2
the Deans of the Faculties of Veterinary Science, Science, Economics and Business, Arts and Social Sciences, and Law;
1.3
nominees of the respective Deans of Veterinary Science, Science, and Economics and Business should be members of the academic staff in relevant areas of undergraduate and postgraduate teaching; the numbers of members so nominated to be seven for Veterinary Science, six for Science, and six for Economics and Business;
1.4
the Director of the IA Watson Grains Research Centre;
1.5
the Director of the Australian Centre for Agricultural Health and Safety;
1.6
not more than three persons distinguished in the field of agriculture appointed by the Senate on the nomination of the Dean of the Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources with the approval of the Faculty;
1.7
not more than four students elected in the manner prescribed by resolution of the Senate; and
1.8
such other persons, if any, being full-time members of the research staff assigned to the Faculty of Agriculture and Environment and holding a position at the level of research fellow and above, after they have been employed in the Faculty for more than three years.
2.1
A person appointed pursuant to section 1.6 shall be appointed for a period of three years and shall be eligible for reappointment for one period of three years.
2.2
The persons, if any, appointed under section 1.8 shall be members of the Faculty for so long as they remain full-time members of the senior research staff in the Faculty.

 

Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning

1.
The Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning shall comprise the following persons:
1.1
the professors, readers, associate professors, senior lecturers, lecturers and associate lecturers who are members of the academic staff of the Faculty and whose appointments are at the level of 60 percent or above;
1.2
professors emeriti and other persons holding honorary appointments who were former members of the Faculty;
1.3
other persons holding appointment as adjunct or visiting professor or adjunct or visiting associate professor;
1.4
other members of the academic staff of the Faculty with responsibility for the general conduct of particular parts of the curriculum as are appointed by the Faculty on nomination of the Head of School;
1.5
other members of the research staff in the Faculty holding appointments of research fellow and above whose appointments are at the level of 60 percent or above;
1.6
one member of each of the Faculties of Arts and Social Sciences, Business, Engineering and Information Technologies, and Science and of the Sydney College of the Arts and the University of Sydney Business School nominated by the dean of the faculty or director of the college concerned;
1.7
four members of the general staff of the Faculty elected annually by general staff members of the Faculty;
1.8
one representative of the postdoctoral fellows and research assistants of the Faculty, whose appointments are at the level of 60 percent or above, to be elected annually by postdoctoral fellows and research assistants of the Faculty;
1.9
five students enrolled in undergraduate and postgraduate courses administered by the Faculty, selected in the manner prescribed by resolution of Senate;
1.10
the president (or nominee) of:
1.10.1
the New South Wales Chapter of the Royal Australian Institute of Architects,
1.10.2
the Architects Registration Board of New South Wales,
1.10.3
the New South Wales Division of the Planning Institute of Australia, and
1.10.4
the Faculty of Architecture Alumni Association;
1.11
such other persons as may be appointed by the Faculty (eg to include but not be limited to two chairs of professional advisory committees in the architectural science and design computing disciplinary areas) on the nomination of the Dean; and
1.12
ex officio members in accordance with By-laws and Resolutions of Senate.
2.1
The members referred to in sections 1.4, 1.6, 1.7, 1.8, 1.9 and 1.11 shall be appointed at the first meeting of the Faculty in each year, and shall hold office until the first meeting of the Faculty in the following year.
2.2
Members shall be eligible for re-appointment or re-election.
2.3
A person shall cease to hold office if that person ceases to hold the qualification by virtue of which that person was eligible to hold office.
2.4
If a vacancy occurs in the office of an appointed or elected member, the vacancy may be filled in like manner as the initial appointment or election, and the person so appointed or elected subsequently shall hold office for the balance of the term of the person being replaced.
3.
Pursuant to the Resolutions of the Senate, the Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning shall be responsible for all matters concerning policy affecting the Faculty as a whole and the degrees, diplomas and certificates in the Faculty.
4.
The Faculty:
4.1
shall consider and report on all matters referred to it by the Senate, the Vice-Chancellor or the Academic Board; and
4.2
may of its own motion report to the Academic Board on all matters relating to research, teaching and learning, degrees, diplomas and certificates in the Faculty.
5.
The Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning shall meet at least four times per annum.

 

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

1.
The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences shall comprise the following persons:
1.1
the professors, readers, associate professors, senior lecturers, lecturers and associate lecturers who are full-time or fractional permanent or temporary members of the teaching staff or research staff of the schools, departments, centres and programs placed under the supervision of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences;
1.2
from the Koori Centre, the Director, or a nominee of the Director;
1.3
from the Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning, the Dean, or a nominee of the Dean;
1.4
from the University of Sydney Business School, the Dean, or a nominee of the Dean;
1.5
from the Faculty of Education & Social Work, the Dean, or a nominee of the Dean;
1.6
from the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies, the Dean, or a nominee of the Dean;
1.7
from the Faculty of Law, the Dean, or a nominee of the Dean;
1.8
from the Faculty of Nursing & Midwifery, the Dean, or a nominee of the Dean:
1.9
from the Faculty of Science, the Dean, or a nominee of the Dean, and:
1.9.1
the Heads of the Schools of Mathematics & Statistics, Geosciences and Psychology, or their nominees;
1.10
from the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, the Dean, or a nominee of the Dean;
1.11
from the Sydney College of the Arts, the Dean, or a nominee of the Dean;
1.12
not more than eight students elected annually in the manner prescribed by resolution of the Senate.
2.1
Subject to section 2.3, the members appointed in accordance with sections 1.3 to 1.11 shall hold office for a period of two years commencing on 1 January following their appointments;
2.2
Members shall be eligible for re-appointment or re-election;
2.3
A person shall cease to hold office if that person ceases to hold the qualifications in respect of which he or she was eligible to hold office;
2.4
If a vacancy occurs in the office of a member appointed in accordance with sections 1.3 to 1.12, the vacancy may be filled in like manner to the appointment and the person so appointed shall hold office for the term of the person being replaced.

Membership of the Faculty – schools and departments, centres and programs

1.
The schools, departments, centres and programs that the Vice-Chancellor has determined shall be placed under the supervision of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences are:
1.1
School of Letters, Art and Media comprising the following:
1.1.1
Art History and Film Studies
1.1.2
English
1.1.3
Linguistics
1.1.4
Media and Communications
1.1.5
Museum Studies
1.1.6
Performance Studies
1.1.7
Studies in Religion
1.1.8
Australian Literature Program
1.1.9
Celtic Studies Program
1.1.10
Digital Cultures Program
1.1.11
Film Studies Program
1.1.12
Centre for Medieval Studies
1.1.13
Pacific and Regional Archive for Digital Sources in Endangered Cultures
1.1.14
The Power Institute
1.2
School of Languages and Cultures comprising the following:
1.2.1
Arabic and Islamic Studies
1.2.2
Chinese Studies
1.2.3
Japanese Studies
1.2.4
French Studies
1.2.5
Germanic Studies
1.2.6
Hebrew, Biblical and Jewish Studies
1.2.7
Indian Sub-Continental Studies
1.2.8
Indonesian Studies
1.2.9
Italian Studies
1.2.10
Korean Studies
1.2.11
Modern Greek Studies
1.2.12
South East Asian Studies
1.2.13
Spanish and Latin American Studies
1.2.14
Asian Studies Program
1.2.15
Buddhist Studies Program
1.2.16
European Studies Program
1.2.17
International and Comparative Literature Studies (ICLS) Program
1.3
School of Philosophical and Historical Inquiry comprising the following:
1.3.1
Archaeology
1.3.2
Classics and Ancient History
1.3.3
Gender and Cultural Studies
1.3.4
History
1.3.5
Philosophy
1.3.6
American Studies Program
1.3.7
Australian Archaeological Institute at Athens
1.3.8
Centre for Time
1.3.9
Heritage Studies Program
1.3.10
Sydney Centre for the Foundations of Science
1.4
School of Social and Political Sciences comprising the following:
1.4.1
Anthropology
1.4.2
Government and International Relations
1.4.3
Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies
1.4.4
Political Economy
1.4.5
Sociology and Social Policy
1.4.6
Graduate School of Government
1.4.7
Centre for International Security Studies
1.5
School of Economics

 

Faculty of Dentistry

1.
The Faculty of Dentistry shall comprise the following persons:
1.1
the Dean of the Faculty of Dentistry;
1.2
the Professors, Associate Professors, Senior Lecturers, Lecturers, and Associate Lecturers being full-time members of the teaching staff in the Faculty of Dentistry;
1.3
the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine;
1.4
the Professors, Associate Professors, Senior Lecturers, Lecturers and Associate Lecturers being fractional members of the teaching staff of half-time (0.5) or greater;
1.5
two members of the part-time academic staff at 0.4 and below, elected by and from the part-time academic staff of the Faculty appointed at 0.4 and below;
1.6
full-time members of the research staff of the disciplines of the Faculty of Dentistry and of the Institute of Dental Research who hold appointments of research fellow and above;
1.7
persons upon whom the title of Clinical Professor, Adjunct Professor, Clinical Associate Professor, Adjunct Associate Professor, Clinical Senior Lecturer, Clinical Lecturer or Adjunct Lecturer has been conferred in accordance with the resolutions of the Academic Board;
1.8
not more than five students elected in the manner prescribed by resolution of the Senate;
1.9
the President of the Oral Health Foundation within the University of Sydney;
1.10
the Area Clinical Director, Westmead Centre for Oral Health, the General Manager, Westmead Centre for Oral Health;
1.11
the Area Clinical Director, Oral Health (Eastern Zone), Sydney South Western Area Health Service and the Clinical Manager, Sydney Dental Hospital;
1.12
the Director of the Institute of Dental Research;
1.13
the Chief Dental Officer of New South Wales;
1.14
one nominee of each of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons and the Australian Dental Association (New South Wales Branch);
1.15
such other persons as may be appointed by the Faculty on the nomination of the Dean, for such period as determined by the Faculty;
1.16
such other persons as may be appointed by the Faculty as Honorary Members of Faculty on the nomination of the Dean, for such period as determined by the Faculty, in accordance with resolutions adopted by the Faculty at its meeting on 10 November 1995;
1.17
the President of the Dental Therapy Association and Dental Hygienists Association (New South Wales Branch);
1.18
the President of the Dental Alumni Society of the University of Sydney;
1.19
the Chairperson, Committee for Continuing Education in Dentistry;
1.20
former members of the Faculty upon whom the University has conferred the title of Emeritus Professor; and
1.21
Fellows of the University who were prior members of the Faculty of Dentistry.
2.
The election of members pursuant to section 1.5 shall be held at the last meeting of the Faculty in each alternate year and the members so elected shall hold office from 1 January of the year following their election until the next election but conterminously with their membership of the part-time teaching staff.
3.
Election of Honorary members of faculty (section 1.16)
3.1
Honorary members will be elected to the Faculty on the basis of conspicuous involvement in one or more of the following:
3.1.1
support of the interested and welfare of the Faculty or of a particular part of the Faculty's activities;
3.1.2
promotion of the academic purposes of the Faculty or facilitating these purposes ion any particular activity of the Faculty;
3.1.3
fostering the links between the Faculty and other institutions within and outside Australia;
3.1.4
representation of the Faculty's needs for resources for its growth and diversification and supply of such resources;
3.1.5
any other activity deemed appropriate by the Faculty.
4.
Nominations for consideration by the Faculty's Advisory Committee on Selection of Candidates for Honorary Members of the Faculty are invited annually. Nominations may be made by any member of the Faculty and must include a clear statement on the nominee's attainment, position and relationship to the Faculty with particular reference to the criteria outlines above.
5.
The number of persons who may be elected each year shall be no more that four.

 

Faculty of Education and Social Work

1.
The Faculty of Education and Social Work shall comprise the following persons:
1.1
all academic staff, being full-time or fractional (half-time or greater), whether permanent or temporary (contract), members of the teaching and/or research staff of the Faculty of Education and Social Work;
1.2
the Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, or the Dean's nominee;
1.3
the Dean of the Faculty of Science, or the Dean's nominee;
1.4
the President of the Education and Social Work Society (EdSoc) as elected by the students of the Faculty;
1.5
subject to section 1.1, not more than five members of the part-time teaching staff Faculty appointed by the Faculty of Education and Social Work;
1.6
not more than five persons with appropriate experience in the field of education and/or social work, being persons other than members of the Faculty, as may be appointed by the Faculty from time to time and for such period(s) as it may determine;
1.7
four persons, being members of the administrative staff of the Faculty of Education and Social Work, who, in the opinion of the Faculty, have a close and appropriate association with its work of teaching and research;
1.8
four additional persons, being members of the administrative staff of the Faculty of Education and Social Work, to be elected by the professional/administrative staff to serve as members of the Faculty; and
1.9
not more than five students, not including the President of EdSoc who is appointed by virtue of section 1.4, elected annually in the manner prescribed by resolution of the Senate.
2.1.1
Subject to section 1.1, the members appointed in accordance with sections 1.5 to 1.8 inclusive shall hold office for a maximum period of two years, in the first instance, commencing on 1 January following their appointment.
2.1.2
All appointments shall cease on 31 December 2012, and then every two years after that date.
2.2
Members shall be eligible for re-appointment or re-election.
2.3
A person shall cease to hold office if he/she ceases to hold the qualifications by virtue of which he/she was eligible to hold office.
2.4
If a vacancy occurs in the office of a member appointed in accordance with Sections 1.5 to 1.9, the vacancy may be filled in like manner to the appointment, and the person so appointed shall hold office for the balance of the term of the person being replaced.

 

Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies

1.
The Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies shall compromise the following persons:
1.1
the professors, readers, associate professors, senior lecturers, lecturers and associate lecturers, whose appointment is at a level of 60 percent or above, being members of the teaching staff in the schools of the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies;
1.2
the research only staff members assigned to the schools of the Faculty;
1.3
persons holding an appointment as Adjunct or Visiting Professor or Adjunct or Visiting Associate Professor;
1.4
the Deans of the Faculties of Arts and Social Sciences and Law and the University of Sydney Business School or their nominees;
1.5
Heads of the Schools of Mathematics and Statistics, Geosciences, Physics and Chemistry and Medical Science or their nominees;
1.6
two persons being full-time members of the academic staff in the Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning nominated by the Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning;
1.7
such Fellows of the Senate as are graduates in engineering;
1.8
not more than three persons distinguished in the field of engineering appointed by the Senate on the nomination of the Dean with the approval of the Faculty;
1.9
not more than five students elected in the manner prescribed by resolution of the Senate;
1.10
such other persons, if any, being full-time members of the senior administrative or senior research staff in the Faculty as may be appointed from time to time by the Senate on the nomination of the Faculty;
1.11
the Executive Director of the Australian Centre for Innovation and International Competitiveness.
2.1
The persons nominated under section 1.6 shall hold office for a period of two years from 1 January in the year following their nomination and shall be eligible for renomination;
2.2
The persons appointed under section 1.8 shall be appointed for a period of three years and shall be eligible for reappointment for one further period of three years;
2.3
The persons, if any, appointed under section 1.10 shall be members of the Faculty for so long as they remain full-time members of the senior administrative or senior research staff in the Faculty.

Schools within the Faculty

1.
For the purposes of sections 1.1 of the constitution of the Faculty, the following are the schools which provide research supervision and offer units of study for the degrees of the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies;
1.1
Aerospace, Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering
1.2
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
1.3
Civil Engineering
1.4
Electrical and Information Engineering
1.5
Information Technologies

 

Faculty of Health Sciences

1.
The Faculty of Health Sciences shall comprise the following persons:
1.1
the professors, associate professors, heads of schools, readers, senior lecturers, lecturers and associate lecturers who are full-time or fractional (40 percent or greater), continuing or fixed-term members of the teaching staff of the schools placed under the supervision of the Faculty of Health Sciences;
1.2
the Deans of the Faculties of Arts and Social Sciences, Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing and Midwifery, Pharmacy and Science or their nominees and the Head of the Department of Sociology and Social Policy or nominee;
1.3
seven student members, namely:
1.3.1
five students enrolled as candidates for an undergraduate degree or diploma offered by the Faculty; and
1.3.2
one student enrolled as a candidate for a postgraduate coursework degree or diploma or certificate offered by the Faculty; and
1.3.3
one student enrolled as a candidate for a postgraduate research degree offered by the Faculty;
1.4
full-time and fractional (40 percent or greater) continuing or fixed-term members of the staff of the schools and centres of the Faculty who are appointed as research-only staff;
1.5
not more than three persons who are distinguished in a field of Health Science, appointed by the Faculty on the nomination of the Dean of the Faculty;
1.6
the Faculty Manager and Health Sciences Librarian;
1.7
four persons, being members of the general staff employed at Cumberland Campus having a close and appropriate association with the Faculty's work of teaching and research.
2.
In addition to the above, the following persons are ex officio members:
2.1
the Chancellor, the Deputy Chancellor, the Vice-Chancellor, the Deputy Vice-Chancellors and the University Librarian (or nominee of the University Librarian).
3.
The Faculty shall encourage teaching, scholarship and research in the schools; and
3.1
centres that the Vice-Chancellor has determined;
3.2
shall be placed under the supervision of the Faculty of Health Sciences; and
3.3
shall have the same powers and functions as are specified for faculties by resolution of the Senate.

 

Faculty of Law

1.
The Faculty of Law shall comprise the following persons:
1.1
the full-time permanent and fractional permanent members of the academic staff;
1.2
members of academic staff employed on fixed term contracts of fraction 0.5 and above;
1.3
such Fellows of the Senate as are graduates in law;
1.4
a barrister appointed by the Senate on the nomination of the New South Wales Bar Association;
1.5
a solicitor appointed by the Senate on the nomination of the Law Society of New South Wales;
1.6
the Deans of the Faculties of Arts and Social Sciences, and Science and the University of Sydney Business School at the University of Sydney, provided that each of the deans may appoint a member of the respective Faculty to attend meetings of the Faculty of Law in the Dean's place, either for a particular meeting or for any length of time not exceeding the Dean's term of office as Dean and with full power to speak and vote at such meeting or meetings on the Dean's behalf;
1.7
the President, for the time being, of the Sydney University Law Society (so long as that Society is recognised by the University) provided that the President is either a graduate in law or a candidate for the degree of Bachelor of Laws in the Faculty;
1.8
the Law Librarian;
1.9
not more than five students elected in the manner prescribed by resolution of the Senate, being:
1.9.1
one student enrolled as a candidate for a postgraduate coursework degree or diploma in the Faculty of Law;
1.9.2
one student enrolled as a candidate for a postgraduate research degree in the Faculty of Law;
1.9.3
two students enrolled as candidates for the degree of Bachelor of Laws, but not including a candidate referred to in section 1.9.4;
1.9.4
a student enrolled as a candidate for a combined law degree and enrolled in one or more of the units of study in Combined Law I, II or III;
1.10
the Directors of Faculty centres and institutes (who are otherwise not members of the Faculty); and
1.11
such other persons as may be appointed by the Senate on the nomination of the Dean of the Faculty of Law with the approval of the Faculty and the Academic Board;
1.12
Three members of general staff, who have close and appropriate associations with the work of the Faculty, to be appointed by the Faculty on the nomination of the Dean.
2.1
If a person elected as a member of the Faculty under section 1.9.3 of these resolutions subsequently ceases to be a candidate for one of the degrees specified in that section, not having become a graduand or a graduate in the degree concerned, or if that person as a consequence of failure to enrol or discontinuation of enrolment is not enrolled in any one of the units of study in Combined Law I, II or III, that person's membership shall thereupon terminate.
2.2
Should a person who is a member of the Faculty elected under section 1.9 of these resolutions subsequently become a member of the Faculty by virtue of the operation of section 1.7 of these resolutions, that person's membership under section 1.9 shall immediately terminate.
2.3
Should a person who is a member of the Faculty under section 1.7 of these resolutions subsequently become a member of the Faculty by virtue of the operation of section 1.9 of these resolutions and should that person continue to be a member by virtue of both sections for a period of four months, that person's membership under section 1.9 shall terminate at the expiry of that period.

 

Faculty of Medicine

1.
The Faculty of Medicine shall comprise the following persons:
1.1
the Dean of the Faculty;
1.2
associate lecturers, being full-time members of the teaching staff in the following Schools and Units:
1.2.1
Central Clinical School;
1.2.2
Children's Hospital at Westmead Clinical School;
1.2.3
Concord Clinical School;
1.2.4
Nepean Clinical School;
1.2.5
Northern Clinical School;
1.2.6
Office of Medical Education;
1.2.7
School of Medical Sciences;
1.2.8
School of Public Health;
1.2.9
School of Rural Health;
1.2.10
Sydney Adventist Hospital Clinical School;
1.2.11
Westmead Clinical School; and
1.2.12
Workforce Education and Development Group.
1.3
the professors, readers, associate professors, senior lecturers, lecturers, and associate lecturers, being fractional members of the teaching staff of half-time or greater of the Schools and Units included in section 1.2;
1.4
the Higher Education Officers Level 8 and above of the Faculty;
1.5
persons upon whom the University has conferred the title of professor, reader, associate professor, senior lecturer, lecturer or associate lecturer and who are members of the Schools and Units included in section 1.2 or of those external research institutes/units formally affiliated with the Faculty of Medicine;
1.6
persons upon whom the University has conferred the title of visiting professor and who are members of the Schools and Units included in section 1.2;
1.7
persons upon whom the University has conferred the title of adjunct associate lecturer, adjunct lecturer, adjunct senior lecturer, adjunct associate professor and adjunct professor; and who are members of the Schools and Units included in section 1.2;
1.8
persons upon whom the University has conferred the title of clinical professor, clinical associate professor, clinical senior lecturer, clinical lecturer or clinical associate lecturer; and who are members of the Schools and Units included in section 1.2;
1.9
the Director of the Electron Microscope Unit;
1.10
full-time members of the research staff of the Schools and Units included in section 1.2 holding University appointments of research fellow and above;
1.11
persons upon whom the University has conferred the title of research fellow, senior research fellow, principal research fellow and senior principal research fellow and who are members of the Schools and Units included in section 1.2 and of those external research institutes/units formally affiliated with the Faculty of Medicine;
1.12
the deans of the Faculties of Arts and Social Sciences, Dentistry, Health Sciences, Nursing and Midwifery, Pharmacy, Science and Veterinary Science and of the Sydney Conservatorium of Music and the professors in the Faculties of Dentistry, Health Sciences, Nursing and Midwifery and Pharmacy;
1.13
the Director General of the NSW Health Department and the Chief Health Officer of New South Wales;
1.14
the Chair of the Governing Council and the Chief Executive or nominee of the following NSW Local Health Networks: Far West, Nepean Blue Mountains, Northern NSW, Northern Sydney, South Eastern Sydney, Sydney, Western NSW, Western Sydney;
1.15
the Chair of the Governing Council and the Chief Executive or nominee of the Sydney Children's Hospital Network;
1.16
former members of the Faculty upon whom the University has conferred the title of emeritus professor;
1.17
persons upon whom the University has conferred Honorary degrees in the faculty;
1.18
the President of the Sydney Medical School Foundation and the President of the Medical Alumni Association;
1.19
medically qualified Fellows of Senate;
1.20
not more than six students elected in the manner prescribed by resolution of the Senate;
1.21
such other persons as may be appointed by the Faculty on the nomination of the Dean.
2.
A person appointed pursuant to section 1.21 shall be appointed for a period of two years and shall be eligible for reappointment.
3.
The Faculty may elect persons to honorary membership of the Faculty in accordance with resolutions adopted by the Faculty at its meeting on 21 May 1992.

 

Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery

1.
The Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery shall comprise the following persons:
1.1
the professors, readers, associate professors, senior lecturers, research fellows, lecturers, associate lecturers, postdoctoral and postgraduate fellows who are full-time or at least half-time members of the academic staff or who are on continuing or fixed term appointments (of at least two years);
1.2
the Dean, or a nominee of the Dean, of each of the Faculties of Arts and Social Sciences, Health Sciences, Medicine, Pharmacy and Science;
1.3
the Faculty Manager who shall act as Faculty Secretary;
1.4
the Librarian of the Mallett Street library;
1.5
not more than five students elected in the manner prescribed by the resolutions of the Senate;
1.6
up to five other members of the nursing profession who have appropriate associations with the work of the Faculty, appointed by the Faculty on the nomination of the Dean;
1.7
up to four persons, being members of the general staff employed by the Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery having a close and appropriate association with the Faculty's work of teaching and research, to be appointed by the Dean.
2.
A person appointed in accordance with sections 1.6 to 1.7 shall hold office for a period of two years unless otherwise specified at the time of appointment and shall be eligible for reappointment.

 

Faculty of Pharmacy

1.
The Faculty of Pharmacy shall comprise the following persons:
1.1
the professors, readers, associate professors, senior lecturers, lecturers and associate lecturers being full-time or fractional (50 per cent full-time equivalent or greater), continuing or fixed term members of the academic staff in the Faculty of Pharmacy;
1.2
the Dean or a nominee of the Dean of each of the Faculties of Health Sciences, Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing and Midwifery, and Science;
1.3
the head or a nominee of the head of each of the departments or schools teaching units of study in the courses offered by the Faculty;
1.4
the professors, readers and associate professors, being full-time or fractional (50 per cent full-time equivalent or greater) continuing or fixed term members of the academic staff in the Department of Pharmacology;
1.5
such other persons, if any, being full-time or fractional (50 per cent full-time equivalent or greater) research staff in the Faculty of Pharmacy holding appointments of Research Fellow and above;
1.6
not more than four students (two undergraduate, two postgraduate), elected in the manner prescribed by the Resolutions of Senate;
1.7
not more than three persons, being members of the general or technical staff of the Faculty of Pharmacy, who, in the opinion of the Faculty, have a close and appropriate association with its work of teaching and research, on the nomination of the Dean of the Faculty with the approval of the Faculty;
1.8
the President of the Pharmacy Practice Foundation;
1.9
the President of the Pharmacy Board of New South Wales;
1.10
the Chief Pharmacist of the NSW Department of Health (or nominee);
1.11
not more than five persons distinguished in pharmacy professional associations on the nomination of the Dean of the Faculty with the approval of the Faculty;
1.12
not more than two persons distinguished in the pharmaceutical industry on the nomination of the Dean of the Faculty with approval of the Faculty;
1.13
persons associated with the Faculty upon whom the University has conferred the title of Clinical or Adjunct Professor, Clinical or Adjunct Associate Professor, Clinical or Adjunct Senior Lecturer, and Clinical or Adjunct Lecturer;
1.14
not more than three persons, being associates, clinical associates, clinical supervisors, research associates, professional associates and teaching associates of the Faculty, on the nomination of the Dean of the Faculty with the approval of the Faculty, with not more than two members coming from any one discipline;
1.15
one representative of the Directors of Pharmacy of the Teaching Hospitals of the Faculty on the nomination of the Dean of the Faculty with the approval of Faculty;
1.16
the Chief Executive Officers of the teaching hospitals of the Faculty;
1.17
such other persons as may be appointed by the Faculty on the nomination of the Dean of the Faculty.
2.
The members appointed under sections 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.8, 1.9, 1.10, 1.13, 1.16 or 1.17 shall be members of the Faculty for so long as they retain the positions that led to their appointment as members of Faculty.
3.
The members appointed under sections 1.6, 1.7, 1.11 and 1.15 shall be appointed at the first meeting of Faculty in first semester each year, or as soon as practicable thereafter, and shall hold office until the first meeting of Faculty in the first semester of the following year.
4.
The members referred to in sections 1.11 and 1.14 shall be appointed for two years, or until their association with the Faculty of Pharmacy ceases, whichever is the sooner.

 

Faculty of Science

1.
The Faculty of Science shall comprise the following persons:
1.1
the professors, readers, associate professors, directors, senior lecturers, lecturers and associate lecturers, whose appointment is at the level of 60 percent or above, being members of the teaching staff in the schools, departments and units which offer honours units of study for the degrees of Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Liberal Arts and Science, Bachelor of Medical Science or Bachelor of Psychology, including the members of the teaching staff in these categories in the History and Philosophy of Science Unit;
1.2
the research staff assigned to the schools, departments and units in the Faculty of Science;
1.3
the Deans of the Faculties of Architecture, Design and Planning, Arts and Social Sciences, Agriculture and Environment, Education and Social Work, Engineering and Information Technologies, Health Sciences, Law, Medicine, Nursing and Midwifery, Pharmacy, and Veterinary Science and the University of Sydney Business School or their nominees;
1.4
the Director of the Australian Centre for Microscopy and Microanalysis and, on the nomination of the Dean with the approval of the Faculty, those members of the staff of the Unit who have teaching or research responsibilities in the Faculty of Science;
1.5
the Curator of the Macleay Museum;
1.6
the Officer-in-Charge of the Mathematics Learning Centre and the members of the full-time teaching staff in the Centre;
1.7
not more than three persons distinguished in the field of Science and its teaching appointed by the Faculty on the nomination of the Dean;
1.8
not more than six students, undergraduate or postgraduate, enrolled as candidates for a degree offered by the Faculty of Science elected in the manner prescribed by resolution of the Senate;
1.9
not more than five persons, who have teaching, research or other appropriate associations with the work of the Faculty, appointed by the Faculty on the nomination of the Dean;
1.10
such other full-time members of the teaching staff of departments offering units of study, but not offering honours units of study, for the degrees of Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Bachelor of Medical Science or Bachelor of Psychology, as may be annually appointed by the Faculty at a meeting in July semester each year; and
1.11
up to three members of the general staff of the Faculty of Science elected by the general staff in the manner laid down by the Faculty at least two of whom must be from Schools or Units of the Faculty.
2.1
The persons appointed under section 1.7 shall be appointed for a period of three years and shall be eligible for reappointment for one further period of three years.
2.2
The persons appointed under section 1.9 shall be appointed for a period of three years and shall be eligible for reappointment.
2.3
The persons appointed under section 1.11 shall be appointed for a period of three years and shall not be eligible for reappointment.

Departments, Schools and Units within the Faculty

1.
For the purposes of sections 1.1 of the constitution of the Faculty, the following are the departments, schools and units which offer honours units of study for the degrees of Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Medical Science, Bachelor of Psychology or the Bachelor of Liberal Arts and Science;
1.1
Agricultural Chemistry and Soil Science
1.2
Anatomy and Histology
1.3
Biological Sciences
1.4
Chemistry
1.5
Geosciences
1.6
History and Philosophy of Science
1.7
Immunology and Infectious Diseases
1.8
Information Technologies
1.9
Mathematics and Statistics
1.10
Molecular Biosciences
1.11
Pathology
1.12
Pharmacology
1.13
Physics
1.14
Physiology
1.15
Psychology

 

Faculty of Veterinary Science

1.
The Faculty of Veterinary Science shall comprise the following persons:
1.1
the academic staff at levels A, B, C, D and E, being full-time or fractional (50 percent or greater) members of the tenured, tenurable and fixed term teaching staff within the Faculty;
1.2
the Head of the School of Chemistry, and the Leader of the Sciences Discipline in the Faculty of Agriculture and Environment, or one full-time tenured member of the academic staff of each of these units nominated by the Head or Leader of that unit;
1.3
the Dean of the Faculty of Science, or the Dean’s nominee, and the Dean of the Faculty of Agriculture and Environment, or the Dean’s nominee;
1.4
the Directors of Laboratory Animal Services and the Properties and Investments Office and the Coordinator Library Services (Life Sciences);
1.5
up to three persons distinguished in the field of Veterinary Science appointed by the Faculty on the nomination of the Dean of the Faculty;
1.6
up to three students (two undergraduates and one postgraduate) elected in the manner prescribed by resolution of the Senate;
1.7
up to four members of the general staff elected by the general staff in the manner laid down by the Faculty;
1.8
one nominee from each of the Australian College of Veterinary Scientists and the Australian Veterinary Association;
1.9
the Directors of the Postgraduate Foundation in Veterinary Science, the Dairy Research Foundation, the Poultry Research Foundation, and the Veterinary Science Foundation;
1.10
the research staff of the Faculty, being full-time or fractional (50 percent or greater), holding the position of Research Fellow or above;
1.11
Senior Registrars and Registrars, being full-time or fractional (50 percent or greater) employed in the University Veterinary Centres at Camden and Sydney;
1.12
persons holding adjunct or clinical titles within the Faculty; and
1.13
any other persons appointed by the Senate on the nomination of the Dean of the Faculty and with the approval of the Faculty and the Academic Board.
2.
All nominees to the Faculty shall be appointed triennially.

 

Sydney College of the Arts Board

1.
The Sydney College of the Arts Board (hereafter called SCA Board) shall comprise the following persons:
1.1
the professors, readers, associate professors, senior lecturers, lecturers and associate lecturers who are full-time or fractional permanent or temporary members of the teaching staff of the departments placed under the supervision of the Sydney College of the Arts;
1.2
the Director of the Sydney College of the Arts;
1.3
the Dean of the Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning or the Dean's nominee;
1.4
the Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences or the Dean's nominee;
1.5
the Dean of the Faculty of Education and Social Work or the Dean's nominee.
1.6
one member of the teaching staff of the Department of Art History and Theory nominated by the Head of the School of Letters, Arts and Media;
1.7
the Director of the Sydney University Art Workshop;
1.8
the Director of the Museum of Contemporary Art or the Director's nominee;
1.9
not more than three persons distinguished in the field of Visual Arts, at least one of whom shall be a practising artist, appointed by SCA Board on the nomination of the Chairperson of SCA Board;
1.10
not more than four students elected in the manner prescribed by resolution of the Senate;
1.11
the Librarian-in-charge of the Sydney College of the Arts Library;
1.12
all technical/studio supervisors under the supervision of SCA;
2.1
The members referred to in sections 1.3 to 1.6 and 1.9 shall hold office for a period of two years commencing on 1 January following their appointment.
2.2
A person shall cease to hold office if that person ceases to hold the qualifications in respect of which he or she was eligible to hold office.
3.
SCA Board shall encourage teaching, scholarship and research in the departments and schools that the Vice- Chancellor has determined:
3.1
shall be placed under the supervision of the Sydney College of the Arts; and
3.2
shall have the same powers and functions as are specified for faculties in the resolutions of the Senate.
4.1
SCA Board shall elect from the members referred to in sections 1.1 and 1.2, a Chairperson who shall preside at meetings of SCA Board.
4.2
The Chairperson shall hold office for a period of two years from 1 January following the election.
4.3
The election of Chairperson is to be held not later than the third Monday in October preceding the year in which the term of office is to commence.
4.4.1
If the office of Chairperson becomes vacant by death, resignation or otherwise, a successor is to be elected by SCA Board as soon as convenient after the vacancy occurs; and
4.4.2
that successor is to hold office as Chairperson for the remainder of that term.
4.5
SCA Board may elect from its members a person to be Acting Chairperson in the event of the absence of the Chairperson through illness or any other cause.
5.1
SCA Board shall meet at least once each semester and shall be convened at the discretion of the Vice-Chancellor, the Director or the Chairperson, or on the written request of any five members addressed to the Director.
5.2
If the person previously elected or appointed to preside at meetings is absent, a member elected by the members present shall preside.
5.3
The person presiding at any meeting shall have a vote and in the case of an equality of votes a second or casting vote.

 

Sydney Conservatorium of Music Board

1.
The Conservatorium College Board (hereafter called the College Board) shall comprise the following persons:
1.1
the professors, readers, associate professors, senior lecturers, lecturers and associate lecturers, being full-time or fractional members of the teaching staff in the tertiary program and members of the full-time or fractional research staff, as defined by the Senate, of:
1.1.1
the departments and schools placed under the supervision of the Conservatorium; and
1.1.2
such other departments and schools as may be prescribed from time to time by resolution of the Senate;
1.2
the Principal and Dean of the Sydney Conservatorium of Music;
1.3
the part-time members of the teaching staff of the Conservatorium who are currently employed in the tertiary program and and who teach in the tertiary program on a .2 fte or higher;
1.4
the Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences or nominee;
1.5
the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine or nominee;
1.6
the Dean of the Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning or nominee;
1.7
the Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Business or nominee;
1.8
the Dean of the Faculty of Education and Social Work or nominee;
1.9
not more than two Conservatorium students elected annually in the manner prescribed by resolution of the Senate;
1.10
the Conservatorium Librarian;
1.11
one person, being a member of the non-teaching staff of the Conservatorium who, in the opinion of the College Board, has a close and appropriate association with its work of teaching and research.
2.
A person shall cease to hold office if that person ceases to hold the qualifications in respect of which he or she was eligible to hold office.
3.
The College Board shall encourage teaching, scholarship and research in the departments and schools that the Vice-Chancellor has determined shall be placed under the supervision of the Conservatorium; and
shall have the same powers and functions as are specified for faculties in the resolutions of the Senate.
4.
The Principal and Dean shall preside at meetings of the College Board.
4.1
The College Board shall meet at least once each semester and shall be convened at the direction of the Vice-Chancellor, the Principal and Dean, or on the written requisition of any five members addressed to the Registrar.
4.2
The Principal and Dean shall have a vote and in the case of an equality of votes a second or casting vote.

 
Membership of the College Board – Schools and Departments
The schools and departments that the Vice Chancellor has determined shall be placed under the supervision of the Conservatorium are:
School of Performance and Academic Studies.

 

University of Sydney Business School

1.
The University of Sydney Business School shall comprise the following persons:
1.1
the professors, readers, associate professors, senior lecturers, lecturers, and associate lecturers who are full-time or fractional permanent or temporary members of the academic staff of the disciplines, centres and institutes placed under the supervision of the University of Sydney Business School;
1.2
the Directors of the centres and institutes established in or placed under the supervision of the University of Sydney Business School;
1.3
the deans of the Faculties of Agriculture and Environment, Architecture, Design and Planning, Arts and Social Sciences, Education and Social Work, Engineering and Information Technologies, Law and Science or their nominees;
1.4
not more than six students elected in the manner prescribed by resolution of the Senate;
1.5
up to five persons being members of the general staff of the Business School who are nominated by the Dean and who in the opinion of the Business School, have a close and appropriate association with its work of teaching and research;
2.
Terms of office
2.1
A person nominated by a dean under section 1.3 or by a head of department under section 1.5 shall hold office for a period of two years from 1 January next following the nomination, and shall be eligible for re-nomination for further periods of two years.
2.2
A person shall cease to hold office if that person ceases to hold the qualifications in respect of which he or she was eligible to hold office.

 

Board of Studies in Interdisciplinary Studies

1.
The Board of Interdisciplinary Studies shall comprise the following persons:
(a)
the Provost or his/her nominee, who will be the Chair of the Board of Interdisciplinary Studies;
(b)
the deans or their nominees of faculties contributing to cross-faculty degrees, diplomas and certificates administered by the Board;
(c)
the directors or their nominees of the Charles Perkins Centre, the China Studies Centre and the Southeast Asian Studies Centre;
(d)
a representative of the academic administrators of the faculties contributing to cross-faculty degrees, diplomas and certificates administered by the Board who will be appointed by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Education) and Registrar;
(e)
the course co-ordinator(s) of the cross-faculty degrees, diplomas and certificates administered by the Board;
(f)
not more than two students enrolled in those cross-faculty degrees, diplomas and certificates administered by the Board, elected annually in the manner prescribed by resolution of the Senate;
2.
The members:
(a)
Are appointed in accordance with sections 1 (d) and (f) shall hold office for a period of two years commencing on 1 January following their appointment.
(b)
Members shall be eligible for reappointment or re-election.
(c)
A person shall cease to hold office if that person ceases to hold the qualifications in respect of which he or she was eligible to hold office.
(d)
If a vacancy occurs in the office of a member appointed in accordance with sections 1(d) and (f) the vacancy may be filled in like manner to the appointment and the person so appointed shall hold office for the balance of the term of the person being replaced.
(e)
The members of the Board of Interdisciplinary Studies may elect a deputy chair from amongst the members appointed in accordance with section 1(b) who shall in the event of the absence or inability of the Chair to act through illness or any other cause, be deemed to be, and have the powers and duties of the Chair.
Quorum
3.
At any meeting of the Board, six members shall form a quorum.
The functions of the Board of Interdisciplinary Studies
4.
The Board shall supervise the award of the cross-faculty qualifications listed in the related Senate resolutions (Degrees, diplomas and certificates of the Board of Interdisciplinary Studies) and shall:
(a)
provide academic oversight for the quality and outcomes of the teaching, curriculum, supervision, progression and assessment in the cross-faculty degrees, diplomas and certificates;
(b)
admit to and determine candidature for the cross-faculty degrees, diplomas and certificates;
(c)
admit to candidature, appoint supervisors and examiners of candidates for those higher degrees by research listed in the related Senate resolutions;
(d)
ensure the appropriate provision of course and candidature management, student support and advice is provided through the office of one or more or the participating faculties or academic units;
(e)
make recommendations to the Academic Board on matters relating to the cross-faculty qualifications;
(f)
consider and report on all matters referred to it by Senate, the Academic Board, or the Vice-Chancellor.