|Purpose||This Procedure outlines the steps required for applicants to apply for an Award, the selection procedure and the reporting requirements. The key aim of the Research Awards for Women Academic Staff is to support women in re-establishing their academic profile and career following a period of approved leave in association with the birth of an infant or adoption of a pre-school age child. The Award assists in re-establishing research activity and outputs by providing funding in relation to an approved project.|
This procedure requires actions by the following:
|Award Applicants||Application Form|
Award applicants will need to complete the application form outlining their research project, budget, and timeline and obtain a letter of support and signatures from their National Head of School/Institute Director/Dean1 and relevant Executive Dean or nominee.
|Human Resources||Receipt of Application Forms and Verification of Approved Leave |
Completed application forms and supporting documentation are to be sent by the applicants, electronically, to Human Resources at email@example.com by the closing date (as advertised in the Staff Bulletin). Receipt of all applications will be acknowledged in writing. Applications will be checked and verified.
|Director of Research Services||Receipt of Application Forms from Human Resources |
Completed application forms received and verified by Human Resources will be forwarded electronically, to the Research Office (via firstname.lastname@example.org) within two weeks of the closing date.
|Deputy Vice Chancellor Research||Applications for the Research Awards for Women Academic Staff |
Completed application forms for the Research Awards for Women Academic Staff will be forwarded to the Selection Committee (convened by the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research)).
|Selection Committee||Award Selection|
The Selection will determine the Awards of $12,500 (assessed on a competitive basis) based on the selection criteria in the Research Awards for Women Academic Staff Policy.
Applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application.
|Deputy Vice Chancellor Research||Letter of Award Outcome|
A letter of award (signed by the Deputy Vice Chancellor, (Research) will be sent to award recipients, with copies to the Faculty Executive Dean and Associate Dean (Research), Finance, Human Resources and Research Office.
|Finance Officer||Establishment of an Account Code|
Upon the request of the Research Office, an account code will be established by the Finance Directorate with notification of the Project account code sent to the respective Awardee, Executive Dean, Associate Dean (Research) and Research Office.
|Faculty Executive Dean||Administration of the Award|
The expenditure of the award (once a financial code has been established) will be administered by the Office of the Executive Dean.
|Award Recipient||Reporting |
The award recipient will provide a comprehensive report (on the research and its findings including how the award advanced the research opportunities of the Academic Staff member, number and detail of grant proposals submitted and / or funded, number and detail of publications) to the Associate Dean (Research) and Research Office (via email@example.com) within three months of the completion of the project.
Refers to the Deans of Thomas More Law School and the LaSalle Academy
- Research Awards for Women Academic Staff Procedure (Procedures, PDF File, 31.1 KB)
|Policy applies to||
|Approval Authority||University Research Committee|
|Date of Last Revision||01/01/2014|
|Date of Policy Review *||01/04/2018|
* Unless otherwise indicated, this policy will still apply beyond the review date.
Page last updated: 2017-06-29
Short url: http://www.acu.edu.au/policy/797008