Understand the various routes of academic promotion open to E&R staff.
The various routes for academic promotion open to staff can be found in the Career Progression in the Education & Research job family framework document.
Three main categories are used when assessing applications for promotion:
Research and Scholarship
Management and Leadership
The evidence required for each category depends on the promotion route you are applying for.
When you should submit your application to HR and when it will be considered by Academic Staff Committee can be found on our deadlines for academic promotion page.
Guidance for Heads of Department
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 promotion cases by Academic Staff Committee and its related Sub Groups will be made in accordance with these principles.
Recent academic promotions
We would encourage you to always refer first to this academic promotion guide page, related pages and the CPER document to understand more about the process, procedures and criteria however, you might also find it helpful to refer to our frequently asked questions page on academic promotion on individual topics.