University of Bath

Deadlines for academic promotion applications

Find out when to submit your application for promotion to HR and when it will be considered by Academic Staff Committee.

Before you submit your application

The deadlines below are for completed applications, supporting documentation and the Head of Department/Division assessment form to be submitted to HR.

You must check with your Head of Department/Division or Department Coordinator for any internal deadlines.

Promotion to Senior Lecturer

Applications for promotion to Senior Lecturer are considered by Academic Staff Committee (ASC) twice a year and the meeting dates and deadlines for submitting completed applications to HR in 2019/2020 are as follows:

Deadline for applications to be submitted to HR Academic Staff Committee meeting
11 September 2019 26-27 November 2019
20 February 2020 6-7 May 2020

Promotion to Senior Research Fellow

Applications for promotion to Senior Research Fellow are considered by Academic Staff Committee (ASC) twice a year and the meeting dates and deadlines for submitting completed applications to HR in 2019/2020 are as follows:

Deadline for applications to be submitted to HR Academic Staff Committee meeting
11 September 2019 26-27 November 2019
20 February 2020 6-7 May 2020

Promotion to Senior Teaching Fellow

Applications for promotion to Senior Teaching Fellow are considered by Academic Staff Committee (ASC) twice a year and the meeting dates and deadlines for submitting completed applications to HR in 2019/2020 are as follows:

Deadline for applications to be submitted to HR Academic Staff Committee meeting
11 September 2019 26-27 November 2019
20 February 2020 6-7 May 2020

Promotion or Translation to Reader

Promotion to Reader

Applications for promotion to Reader are considered by Academic Staff Committee (ASC) twice a year and the meeting dates and deadlines for submitting completed applications to HR in 2019/2020 are as follows:

Deadline for applications to be submitted to HR Academic Staff Committee meeting
11 September 2019 26-27 November 2019
20 February 2020 6-7 May 2020

Translation to Reader

Applications for translation to Reader (from Senior Lecturer, Senior Research Fellow or Senior Teaching Fellow) can be considered by Academic Staff Committee (ASC) at any ASC meeting and the dates and deadlines for submitting completed applications to HR in 2019/2020 are as follows:

Deadline for applications to be submitted to HR Academic Staff Committee meeting
11 September 2019 26-27 November 2019
20 November 2019 18 February 2020
20 February 2020 6-7 May 2020
26 March 2020 16-17 June 2020

Promotion from Research Associate to Research Fellow

Recommendations from the Faculty or Institute can be considered at any Academic Staff Committee (ASC) and the meeting dates and deadlines for submitting completed applications to HR in 2019/2020 are as follows:

Deadline for applications to be submitted to HR Academic Staff Committee meeting
11 September 2019 26-27 November 2019
20 November 2019 18 February 2020
20 February 2020 6-7 May 2020
26 March 2020 16-17 June 2020

Promotion from Teaching Fellow grade 7 to grade 8

Applications are considered by Teaching Fellow Sub Group (TFSG) three times a year. The dates for the 2019/20 Teaching Fellow Sub Group are yet to be agreed and will be communicated to departments once confirmed.

Promotion to Professor

Applications can be considered at any Academic Staff Committee (ASC), excluding September and the meeting dates and deadlines for submitting completed applications to HR in 2019/20 are as follows:

Deadline for applications to be submitted to HR Academic Staff Committee meeting
11 September 2019 26-27 November 2019
20 November 2019 18 February 2020
20 February 2020 6-7 May 2020
26 March 2020 16-17 June 2020