Disciplinary Domain Board/Faculty Board

Duties

  • hold the overarching responsibility for operations within the scope determined by the University Board and the Vice-Chancellor,
  • pass resolutions about its own Rules of Procedure,
  • pass resolutions about the profile, implementation and quality of education,
  • pass resolutions about the organisation and quality of research,
  • pass resolutions about the establishment and termination of doctoral study programmes,
  • submit proposals or statements of opinion to the Vice-Chancellor regarding the establishment of programmes of study (other than doctoral),
  • submit annual reports to the Vice-Chancellor in advance of the University Board’s resolutions regarding the allocation of funds among the Disciplinary Domains,
  • establish an annual plan of operations for the Disciplinary Domain as well as pass resolutions regarding the responsibilities and the allocation of funds among the respective Faculty Boards or Departments etc.,
  • provide data for the University’s annual report and annual budget data to the Government,
  • provide data to the Vice-Chancellor regarding the University’s long-term planning of its premises,
  • provide proposals or statements of opinion to the Vice-Chancellor on an annual basis regarding plans for the recruitment of professors,
  • pass resolutions about initiating the recruitment of professors,
  • pass resolutions about initiating the recruitment of senior lecturers and associate senior lecturers,
  • pass resolutions about a change of disciplinary domain for senior lecturers and associate senior lecturers,
  • monitor the study conditions of students and their study environment, as well as suggest or implement measures for improvement of these where necessary,
  • provide annual assignments for the operations of the Subject Library Division of the University Library,
  • conduct elections for a Department Board in cases where a new Department is being established.

The Disciplinary Domain Board/Faculty Board normally meets three times each semester.

Composition

The Board of the Disciplinary Domain of Science and Technology/Board of the Faculty of Science and Technology shall consist of 21 members, two of which are doctoral students and three of which are students, with at least two group alternates for the doctoral students and students.

The chairperson and Vice-Rector and the deputy chairperson and Deputy Vice-Rector are appointed by the Vice-Chancellor. Twelve teacher members and two external members of the Disciplinary Domain Board/Faculty Board are appointed by the Elections Commission. The doctoral student representatives and student representatives are appointed by the student unions concerned.

Members

Johan Tysk - Vice-Rector, Dean (Chairperson)

Hanna Johannesson - Deputy Vice–Rector, Deputy Dean

Anna Qvarnström - Dean of Research
Cecilia Johansson - Dean of Education
Peter Lindblad - Dean of Collaboration
Joachim Parrow - Section Dean Mathematics-Computer Science
Jan-Erik Rubensson - Section Dean Physics
Marcus Lindahl - Section Dean Engineering
Mikael Widersten - Section Dean Chemistry
Staffan Svärd - Section Dean Biology
Anna Owenius Rutgersson - Section Dean Earth Sciences
Susanne Mirbt - Chairperson Educational Board of Science
Greger Thornell - Chairperson Educational Board of Technology
Gesa Weyhenmeyer - Teaching Member
Annika Bergenstråhle - External Member (GE Healthcare)
Jens Mattsson -  External Member (SVA)
Karla Münzner -  Doctoral Student Representative
Frauke Augstein - Doctoral Student Representative
Helena Fornstedt - Group Deputy for Doctoral Students    ​
Hannes Thorell - Student Representative        
William Eulau - Student Representative      
Emma Nilsson - Student Representative    
Petter Elgh - Group Deputy for Students                                          
Robert Malmgren - Union Representative (SACO) with the right to participate and voice comments
Nils-Einar Eriksson - Union Representative (TCO) with the right to participate and voice comments
Henrik Hedlund - Substitute for Nils-Einar Eriksson (TCO)

(Appointed for 2017-07-01 — 2020-06-30​, students and doctoral students for the period autumn 2019 — spring 2020)