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.

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 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
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