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Elections at HF

Information about the elections at the HF Faculty. Information in Norwegian about the Elections can be found here. 

On this page you will find the information you need to take part in the elections of permanent academic staff, temporary academic staff, and technical and administrative staff to the Faculty Board for the electoral period 2021-2025, as well as the elections to the Departments bodies for participation and co-determination.

Elections to the Departments bodies for participation and co-determination spring 2021 

Important dates for the Department Board and Extended Management Group elections:  

Deadline to propose candidates by May 27 ( IMU May 19, IKM May 21)

Elections are being held on June 16 and 17 (IMU june 3 and 4) 

The Departments at Faculty of Humanities have the following bodies for participation and co-determination:   

  • Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies (IFR)      Extended Management Group
  • Department of Historical and Classical Studies (IHK)        Extended Management Group
  • Department of Modern History and Society (IMS)              Department Board
  • Department of Art and Media Studies (IKM)                       Department board
  • Department of Music (IMU)                                                 Extended Management Group
  • Department of Language and Literature (ISL)                     Extended Management Group
  • Department of Interdisciplinary Studies of Culture (KULT)Extended Management Group

For the Extended Management Group, we are electing for IFR, IMU, ISL and KULT:   

  • Two representatives from the category permanent academic staff + two deputies  
  • One representative from the category temporary academic staff + one deputy 
  • Technical and administrative staff (one member + one deputy) 

For the Department Boards, we are electing for IKM:   

  • Three representatives from the category permanent academic staff + three deputies  
  • One representative from the category temporary academic staff + one deputy 
  • Technical and administrative staff (one member + one deputy) 

  

Important dates for the Faculty Board election:

Elections announced on 24nd of March
Deadline to propose candidates by 21th of April
Elections are being held from 6th to 7th of May 
For the Faculty Board, we are electing: 

Three representatives from the category permanent academic staff + three deputies 
One representative from the category temporary academic staff + one deputy
Technical and administrative staff (one member + one deputy)

Register of voters for the spring elections 

The register of voters is generated 20th of February. Log into valgweb and check that you are correctly listed in the register of voters (voter category and Department). You should be listed in the register of voters if you have at least a 50 % position by 20th of February 2021. 5th of March is the deadline for complaints. After that no corrections in the register of voters will be made.  

Propose candidates no later than 21th of April

The Faculty Board are responsible for establishing goals and strategies for the unit and for setting priorities within the framework laid down in regulations and decisions made at higher levels. The Faculty Board decide on significant matters of principle such as strategy, annual plans, action plans, internal allocation of appropriation and budget, research priorities, programs of study, activity and financial reporting, and internal organization. As a member of the Faculty Board, you can make a difference and have real influence on the strategic development of Faculty of Social and Educational Sciences. 

Do you know someone who could do a good job on the Faculty Board? As a voter you may have influence not only as a voter, but also by proposing candidates to the elections. It is the voters who must propose the candidates but ask if they are willing to do so first. 

We need candidates of both gender and from all parts of HF. Candidates must have at least a 50 % position at NTNU which covers the elected term 1st of  August 2021 till 31st of July 2025. However, a work contract till 30th of June 2022 will suffice for temporary academic staff members who serve one-year-terms. The working language of the Faculty Board is Norwegian. Candidates must master Norwegian sufficiently to understand the documents and actively engage in the deliberations of the Faculty Board.  

Proposals must be signed by three staff members from the same group of voters (permanent academic staff, temporary academic staff or technical and administrative staff). Candidates should be asked if they are willing to stand for elections. Proposals should be sent to valg@hf.ntnu.no on 21th of April the latest. 

Please use this form to propose candidates. NB! Remember to copy the proposers when the candidate proposal is sent by email.     

Background information

 
The Faculty Board is composed of 11 representatives, 5 of which are internal and thus elected by employees. Deputy board members are also elected. Temporary academic staff serve for a term of one year, while other representatives serve for four years.

4 external representative included chairman of the Faculty board + 4 deputies
3 representatives from permanent academic staff + 3 deputies
1 representative from temporary academic staff + 1 deputy
1 representative from technical and administrative staff + 1 deputy
2 student representatives + 2 deputies
The term of the Faculty Board is from 1st of August 2021 to 31st of July 2025.

Election regulations  #
Elections for the faculty boards are governed by NTNU's election regulations (English translation). The authoritative version in Norwegian.

If you have questions, the Election Board HF will be pleased to answer: valg@hf.ntnu.no 

Election Board  #
The Election Board ensures that elections are conducted pursuant to the Regulations for Elections at NTNU.