Human Resources

 Academic promotion 

There are various routes for academic promotion open to staff which are covered within the Career Progression Framework Document.

Three main categories are used when assessing applications for promotion:

  • Teaching
  • Research and Scholarship
  • Management and Leadership.

The evidence required for each of these categories depends on the promotion you are applying for. For more information on each of these categories, read the scope of promotion criteria.

Promotion routes

Guidance for Heads of Department

Read the guidance for Heads of Department on academic promotions.

Principles of research assessment and management

The University has developed a set of principles outlining its approach to research assessment and management, including the responsible use of quantitative indicators. The assessment of academic probation cases by Academic Staff Committee and its related Sub Groups will be made in accordance with these principles. 

Recent academic promotions

Find out about recent academic promotions.


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