Elections

  • Thursday 1 February 2018
  • NO. 5193
  • VOL. 148

The lists of vacancies below include the names of those members whose terms of office are now coming to a close (thereby prompting the elections now advertised). This is for administrative purposes only (to better identify which places are due for election) and does not indicate the members' eligibility or willingness to stand for re-election. Current members who have already served two consecutive full terms are reminded to check if they must now stand down, and may only stand for re-election after one full term has passed.

Elections1 March

Call for nominations

The nomination period for the elections below will remain open until 4pm on 1 February.

Divisional Boards

Social Sciences Divisional Board

  • One member elected by and from the academic members of the School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies (SIAS), to hold office with immediate effect until MT 2019  [new position]*
  • One member elected by and from the academic members of the Department of Sociology, to hold office with immediate effect until MT 2019  [new position]*

Notes:

*Under the regulations governing the composition of Divisional Boards, the above vacancies fall within the single constituency of 'two persons elected on a rotational basis by and from academic members of the following units of the division: (a) the Department for International Development; (b) the School for Interdisciplinary Area Studies; (c) the Department of Sociology; (d) the Oxford Internet Institute; (e) the Department of Social Policy and Intervention; (f) the School of Anthropology; (g) the Institute of Archaeology and Research Laboratory for Archaeology and the History of Art; (h) the Blavatnik School of Government'. The last units elected to this constituency were (i) the Department for International Development and (ii) the Oxford Internet Institute.

For further information about the Board, please contact the Secretary (catherine.paxton@socsci.ox.ac.uk).

Faculty Boards

Board of the Faculty of Law

  • One Ordinary Member elected by and from all members of the faculty exclusive of the persons qualified to be Official Members as per Regulation 10 of Council Regulations 19 of 2002, to hold office with immediate effect until MT 2019 [vice Lucinda A Ferguson, Oriel]

For further information about the Board, please contact the Secretary (charlotte.vinnicombe@law.ox.ac.uk).

Board of the Faculty of Philosophy

  • Three persons elected by and from the members of the Faculty of Philosophy, to hold office with immediate effect until MT 2019 [vice Professor Ursula Coope, Corpus Christi; Dr James Grant, Exeter; Professor Hilary Greaves, Merton]

For further information about the Board, please contact the Secretary (rachael.sanders@philosophy.ox.ac.uk).


General Notes:

Nominations in writing for the elections on 1 March, by four members of Congregation other than the candidate, will be received by the Elections Office at the University Offices, Wellington Square, up to 4pm on 1 February.

At least one nomination in respect of each candidate must be made on an official nomination form (available at www.admin.ox.ac.uk/elections/forms/index.shtml).

All candidates are asked to note the general requirements that apply to all committee members, as set out in Council Regulations 14 of 2002 (General Regulations of Council for Committees) (www.admin.ox.ac.uk/statutes/regulations/519-122.shtml). Current members seeking re-election are also asked to check for specific restrictions on consecutive service. For further information, please see the eligibility and amendments to nominations sections on the General Information page of the elections website (www.admin.ox.ac.uk/elections/geninfo.shtml).

Candidates are invited to include with their nomination forms a written statement of no more than 250 words setting out his or her reasons for standing, and qualifications for the office being sought.

In the event of a contested election, Candidates' statements will be available online at www.admin.ox.ac.uk/elections and published in the Gazette dated 15 February. Voters may wish to wait until they have read these statements before returning their ballot papers. Ballot papers will be sent out to members of Congregation as soon as possible after the closing date for nominations. Completed ballot papers must be received by the Elections Office no later than 4pm on 1 March.

If the number of nominations received by the closing date is no more than sufficient to fill the vacancies, the candidates nominated shall be deemed to be duly elected as of the close of the nomination period on Thursday 1 February 2018. When required, places will be allocated according to academic standing, as defined in Council Regulations 22 of 2002, Part 2: Academic Precedence and Standing, made by Council on 26 June 2002.

If the number of nominations received by the closing date is less than sufficient to fill the vacancies, those candidates nominated will be deemed elected unopposed, and the remaining vacancies will lapse, in which case, in accordance with the regulations, the places must remain vacant until appointments are made jointly by the Vice-Chancellor and Proctors.

For further information, please contact the Elections Officer (shirley.mulvihill@admin.ox.ac.uk).

Elections8 March

Call for nominations

The nomination period for the elections below will remain open until 4pm on 8 February.

Faculty Boards

Board of the Faculty of Philosophy

  • One person elected by and from the members of the Faculty of Philosophy to hold office from TT 2018 until MT 2019 [vice Dr Chris Timpson, Brasenose]

General Notes:

Nominations in writing for the elections on 8 March, by four members of Congregation other than the candidate, will be received by the Elections Office at the University Offices, Wellington Square, up to 4pm on 8 February.

At least one nomination in respect of each candidate must be made on an official nomination form (available at www.admin.ox.ac.uk/elections/forms/index.shtml).

All candidates are asked to note the general requirements that apply to all committee members, as set out in Council Regulations 14 of 2002 (General Regulations of Council for Committees) (www.admin.ox.ac.uk/statutes/regulations/519-122.shtml). Current members seeking re-election are also asked to check for specific restrictions on consecutive service. For further information, please see the eligibility and amendments to nominations sections on the General Information page of the elections website (www.admin.ox.ac.uk/elections/geninfo.shtml).

Candidates are invited to include with their nomination forms a written statement of no more than 250 words setting out his or her reasons for standing, and qualifications for the office being sought.

In the event of a contested election, Candidates' statements will be available online at www.admin.ox.ac.uk/elections and published in the Gazette dated 22 February. Voters may wish to wait until they have read these statements before returning their ballot papers. Ballot papers will be sent out to members of Congregation as soon as possible after the closing date for nominations. Completed ballot papers must be received by the Elections Office no later than 4pm on 8 March.

If the number of nominations received by the closing date is no more than sufficient to fill the vacancies, the candidates nominated shall be deemed to be duly elected as of the close of the nomination period on Thursday 8 February 2018. When required, places will be allocated according to academic standing, as defined in Council Regulations 22 of 2002, Part 2: Academic Precedence and Standing, made by Council on 26 June 2002.

If the number of nominations received by the closing date is less than sufficient to fill the vacancies, those candidates nominated will be deemed elected unopposed, and the remaining vacancies will lapse, in which case, in accordance with the regulations, the places must remain vacant until appointments are made jointly by the Vice-Chancellor and Proctors.

For further information, please contact the Elections Officer (shirley.mulvihill@admin.ox.ac.uk).