Each year, the UNC School of Medicine Standing Committees election offers faculty an opportunity to participate in medical school governance by serving on a committee as a faculty representative or simply voting in the election. Nominate a faculty member or self-nominate to express interest standing for election to a committee.
Standing Committees of the Faculty of the School of Medicine shall assist and advise the Dean in the areas of education, research, health care, and administration. Complete this form to express interest in standing for election to a committee or to nominate a colleague. Nominations are due by 3:00pm on March 17, 2022 to be considered in this year’s election.
The election will launch in Spring 2022, and the three-year terms will begin on July 1, 2022. The following committees anticipate vacancies that will be filled during the upcoming election:
- Admissions Committee
- Education Committee
- Committee to Review Appointments and Promotions to Associate Professor (Tenure Track)
- Committee to Review Appointments and Promotions to Full Professor (Tenured)
- Committee to Review Promotions of Fixed Term Faculty
A full description of the UNC School of Medicine’s Standing Committees is available in the Constitution and Bylaws (available online; see Bylaws, Article II and III). The Faculty of the School of Medicine shall consist of all members of the staff of the School of Medicine who hold the academic rank of Instructor or above. All members of the Faculty of the School of Medicine (tenure track or fixed term) shall be eligible to vote on faculty business in the School of Medicine. Adjunct faculty may participate in, and vote on, matters within the standing committees of the School of Medicine as noted in Article III of the Bylaws. All Faculty of the School of Medicine, including part-time faculty, are eligible for appointment to Committees. Adjunct faculty are eligible for appointment to Committees as noted within the Standing Committees of the School of Medicine membership.
If you are interested in future service on one of the UNC School of Medicine Standing Committees, please reach out to Lauren Westervelt, Director for Faculty Affairs and Leadership Development.