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Area Promotions Committee

The Area Promotions Committee considers annually recommendations on probation, promotion, and incremental awards for academic staff members of the Faculty, and shall determine cases within the authority delegated to it, subject to review by the University's Promotions Committee.

The membership of the committee is as follows:

  • dean (in the chair)
  • associate deans
  • heads of department
  • area representative (in attendance)
  • additional members may be co-opted where the nature of the case under discussion warrants

Current Members

  • Professor Mary Smyth Faculty Dean (Chair)
  • Professor Jamshed Anwar Associate Dean for Research,
  • Professor Gordon Blower Associate Dean for Undergraduate Teaching,
  • Heather Churchman FST HR Partner
  • Professor Geoffrey Coulson Professor, Computing and Communications
  • Dr Christopher Edwards Associate Dean for Postgraduate Studies,
  • Professor Peter Fielden Head of Department, Chemistry
  • Professor Kevin Jones Distinguished Professor, Lancaster Environment Centre
  • Professor Malcolm Joyce Head of Department, Engineering
  • Professor Charlie Lewis Head of Department, Psychology
  • Professor Nigel Paul Professor, Lancaster Environment Centre
  • Professor Peter Ratoff Head of Department, Physics
  • Professor Pete Sawyer Professor, Computing and Communications
  • Dr David Towers Senior Lecturer, Mathematics and Statistics
  • Rosie Cantley Resources Officer (Personnel) (Secretary)