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.
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 Technology Committee 5.1.3 Graduate Program Committee 5.1.4 Undergraduate Program Committee 5.1.5 Academic Affairs Committee 5.1.6 Publications and Information 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 SpecializedDepartmentFaculty 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