Bylaws of the Department of Scientific Computing Florida State University

  • Approved on August 26, 2009 by a majority of faculty members of the Department of Scientific Computing by a secret ballot.
  • Revisions approved on March 18, 2013 by a majority of faculty members of the Department of Scientific Computing by a secret ballot.
  • Revisions approved on December 18, 2018 by a majority of faculty members of the Department of Scientific Computing by a secret ballot.

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    Contents

    1 PREAMBLE
    
    2 MEMBERSHIP AND VOTING
      2.1 MEMBERSHIP
      2.2 VOTING
    
    3 ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICERS
      3.1 CHAIR
      3.2 PROCEDURE FOR THE SELECTION OF THE CHAIR
      3.3 RECOMMENDATION FOR REMOVAL OF THE CHAIR
      3.4 ASSOCIATE CHAIR FOR GRADUATE STUDIES
      3.5 ASSOCIATE CHAIR FOR UNDERGRADUATE STUDIES
      3.6 LIAISONS AND OTHER OFFICERS
    
    4 FACULTY MEETINGS
      4.1 FREQUENCY
      4.2 FACULTY MEETING PROCEDURES
      4.3 ELECTIONS AND APPOINTMENTS
    
    5 COMMITTEES
      5.1 STANDING COMMITTEES
        5.1.1 Executive Committee
        5.1.2 Graduate Program Committee
        5.1.3 Undergraduate Program Committee
        5.1.4 Research Committee
      5.2 OTHER COMMITTEES
      5.3 COMMITTEE PROCEDURES
    
    6 ELECTION OF FACULTY SENATOR
    
    7 FACULTY HIRING AND STATUS
      7.1 FACULTY
      7.2 AFFILIATED FACULTY
    
    8 TENURE AND PROMOTION PROCEDURES
      8.1 TENURE-TRACK DEPARTMENT FACULTY
        8.1.1 Tenure Committee
        8.1.2 Promotion Committee
        8.1.3 Subsequent procedures
      8.2 SPECIALIZED DEPARTMENT FACULTY
    
    9 ANNUAL EVALUATION PROCEDURES
      9.1 PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT PLANS
      9.2 SUSTAINED PERFORMANCE EVALUATIONS
    
    10 EVALUATION CRITERIA
      10.1 CRITERIA FOR RESEARCH
        10.1.1 Indicators for performance in research for Assistant Professors
        10.1.2 Indicators for performance in research for Associate Professors 
               and for tenure and promotion to the rank of Associate Professor
        10.1.3 Indicators for performance in research for Professors 
               and for promotion to the rank of Professor
      10.2 CRITERIA FOR TEACHING
        10.2.1 Indicators for teaching performance
      10.3 CRITERIA FOR SERVICE
        10.3.1 Indicators for professional service
        10.3.2 Indicators for institutional service
      10.4 EVALUATION CRITERIA FOR SPECIALIZED FACULTY
    
    11 RENEWAL OF DEPARTMENT BYLAWS
    
    12 REVISION OF THE DEPARTMENT BYLAWS
    
    Attachments:
    Download this file (bylaws-dsc-fsu-2018-12-20.pdf)bylaws-dsc-fsu-2018-12-20.pdf[Revisions approved on December 18, 2018]236 kB
    Download this file (sc-bylaws-03-14.pdf)sc-bylaws-03-14.pdf[Bylaws of the Department of Scientific Computing Florida State University]79 kB
    Download this file (Scientific_Computing_GFS_FINAL_7.4.09.pdf)Scientific_Computing_GFS_FINAL_7.4.09.pdf[Graduate Faculty Criteria]14 kB