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Academic promotion for managers

Academic Promotion Update 30 April 2020:
• The due date for Academic Promotion applications is extended to 8 June 2020.
• Applicants will need to check again about when to submit the application to their Head of Department for the Confidential Head of Department Assessment Statement.
• Health Sciences applications no longer need to be submitted to Deans following the Head of Department statement.
• Applications will be submitted online. Once the details for online submission are finalised, instructions will be posted on this web page and emailed to departments

You can find the complete policy and procedures relating to academic promotion in the Academic Staff Promotions Policy booklet. This document contains the application form and all require supporting documents.

View the Academic Promotions Policy

Promotion timetable

There is a robust timetable for promotions each year.

View the promotion timetable

Guidelines for Heads of Department/Deans

As Head of Department or Dean, your role is critical to Divisional Committees and Staffing Advisory Committee being able to assess whether an applicant meets the criteria for promotion.

Specific information for Heads of Departments/Deans of academic staff members wanting to apply for promotion is separated out and detailed in part B of the Academic Staff Promotions HR Policy document.

Download Part B of the Academic Promotions policy (PDF format, 104 KB)

Guidelines for Decision-Making Committees

The Vice-Chancellor has delegated to the Pro-Vice-Chancellors (advised by Divisional Committees) authority to consider whether cases presented to them have met the criteria for the promotion/progression sought or an alternative lesser promotion.

Guidance for Divisional Academic Promotions Committees, Staffing Advisory Committee and Special Advisory Committees is contained in part C of the Academic Staff Promotions HR Policy document.

Download Part C of the Academic Promotions policy (PDF format, 131 KB)