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5.4.1 These principles apply to all staff.
a) The University is committed to:
i. a fair level and distribution of workload for staff recognising the diversity of the University;
b) Your workload will be determined on a fair, transparent and consultative basis taking into consideration:
i. level of appointment and time fraction;
5.4.2 Professional Staff Workloads
a) Workloads should be discussed as part of Planning, Development and Review.
i. If you consider that you are being unreasonably expected to carry out additional duties, or that the load associated with existing duties has unreasonably increased, the matter should be raised with your supervisor.
b) Professional staff who have a full workload will not experience an overall increase in workload as a result of increased flexibility in teaching periods or organisational change.
5.4.3 Academic Staff Workloads
a) These provisions apply to all academic staff employed on continuing or fixed-term contracts. The duties that can be required of academic staff will be consistent with their level.
i. Teaching and teaching related activities;
c) As a guide; the distribution of workload for fixed-term and continuing academic staff will be:
i. Teaching and teaching related activities - 40%
d) The University recognises 1725 hours per annum as the maximum annual allocated hours.
5.4.4 Academic Workload Allocation Model
a) The Head of School will have overall responsibility for developing a workload model in consultation with Heads of Discipline (or functional equivalent) and with the academic staff of the School, including inviting submissions and comments. The Head of School will give consideration to issues raised. Where there are recognised and significant differences in the teaching practices across a School there may be more than one workload model within the School.
i. An equitable distribution of workload that takes account of the total human and physical resources available within the School/Faculty and the overall work requirements;
a) If you consider that you are being unreasonably expected to carry out additional duties you should raise this with your supervisor in the first instance. Your supervisor will attend to these concerns in light of the workloads of comparable positions elsewhere in the School.