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.
There is a robust timetable for promotions each year.
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 section B of the Academic Staff Promotions HR Policy document.
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 section C of the Academic Staff Promotions HR Policy document.