Faculty of Natural Resources and Agricultural Sciences

Last changed: 27 August 2021

On this page, we gather the information regarding the election for NJ's new faculty board, which will be elected during the autumn. The content will thus be filled with new information as things are decided.

Important dates

September 10

Last day for those who are employed at NJ to propose people to the Faculty Board to the Nomination Committee

September 29

The Nomination Committee presents its proposal and at the same time invites further nominations

October 8

Last day for further nominations

October 27, 3–5 p.m.

Hearing with nominated candidates

October 25 – November 2

Election period

Invitation to nominate candidates

Those who are entitled to vote within the NJ-faculty shall, this autumn, elect eight members and two substitutes to the Faculty Board and also elect, among the eight members, the chair (Dean) and deputy chair (Deputy Dean) of the Board.

The election committee therefore invites you all to nominate candidates as members of the Faculty Board. The last day for nominations is Friday 10 September 2021.

The nominations shall include:

  1. Certification that the persons nominated have agreed to the nomination.
  2. Whether the nominations are for member, substitute, or to Dean or Deputy Dean
  3. Attachment with:
  • a one page CV of the candidate,
  • the name or names of the person(s) nominating each candidate, and
  • a short description (max two A4 pages) of why the candidate is standing for election to the Faculty Board, and which questions she/he wishes to work with.

Send your nominations to valberedning.nj@slu.se

The election committee will present its proposal on 29 September. Nomination of additional candidates is then invited. The election rules, election committee’s proposal and details of additional, nominated candidates standing for election will be distributed to those entitled to vote no later than 10 days before the election. A digital hearing with the candidates will be arranged 27 October. The election will take place during the period 25 October–2 November.

Here you can read the details about nominations and other information

Members of the Nomination Committee appointed

The NJ faculty's nomination committee has now been decided. In January 2021, those entitled to vote were invited to nominate candidates for a new nomination committee for the term of office 1 June 2021–31 May 2024. A total of eleven nominations were received. Each member has a personal deputy.

Appointed ordinary members:

  • Klara Fischer, Chairman, Department of Urban and Rural Development, Uppsala
  • Göran Hartman, Vice Chairman, Department of Ecology, Uppsala
  • Åse Lundh, Department of Molecular Sciences, Uppsala
  • Martyn Futter, Department of Aquatic Sciences and Assessment, Uppsala
  • Sara Bergek, Department of Aquatic Sciences and Assessment, Drottningholm
  • Bo Stenberg, Department of Soil and Environment, Skara
  • Ingrid Öborn, Department of Crop Production Ecology, Uppsala

Read here what task the faculties' nomination committees have and a short interview with Torleif Härd before this autumn's faculty board election. Scroll down and you will find the text in English.


Marie Forsberg
Faculty Secretary
Faculty of Natural Resources and Agricultural Sciences, SLU
marie.forsberg@slu.se, +46 18 671021

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