This document outlines the principles and framework for probation and promotion within the Education and Research Job Family.
Career progression for education and research staff
Guidance and support for staff in the Education and Research job family to help you manage your career at the University.
See who has been successfully promoted across the University during the 2019/20 academic year.
View the Bath Workload Allocation Management System (WAMS) guidelines.
We value the commitment, achievements and talents of our workforce and recognise these contributions through a range of initiatives and benefits.
Use the diagnostic tool on Moodle to see if you're ready to apply for Fellowship.
Use the AdvanceHE tool to see which category of HEA Fellowship is right for you.
Use this framework, developed with Bath academics, to evaluate your current behaviours and potential for future growth in the leadership side of your role.
Find out how to narrow down your career options and understand what you want from a job.
Strengthscope® is a strengths-based assessment tool designed to help people overcome challenges at work and perform at their best.
An overview of mentoring and how to request one-to-one mentoring support from a more experienced colleague in the Education and Research job family.
Determine if the University Coaching Service is a suitable approach to help you address your career development or a specific work-related challenge.
Understand your role in the academic promotions process as a Head of Department or Division.
Probation is a period of time at the start of your employment for the University to assess your performance, conduct and suitability for your job.
Helps you to understand the key stages of the probation and development review process for Prize Fellows.
Use these forms to review performance and set objectives during the probation period.
Submit this form to request exemption from academic probation.
A work-based course for Lecturers and Teaching Fellows who need to gain a teaching qualification in order to complete probation.
Understand the various routes of academic promotion open to staff.
Complete the application form to apply for promotion/translation to Senior Lecturer, Senior Research Fellow, Senior Teaching Fellow and Reader.
A summary of what may be used as direct evidence for some of the teaching elements within the University's promotion criteria if you hold a HEA Fellowship.
This scheme enables experienced staff to gain HEA Fellowship from Advance HE in recognition of their teaching, supervision and/or learning support.
Find out about opportunities to develop skills, gain Fellowship of the HEA, and manage your career as an educator and/or researcher.
CLT provide support for teaching and learning by sharing good practice, organising training and professional development, and providing support and advice.
Training and support to help you get started in a new role, develop your career, use University systems, manage people, and stay safe at work.
These organisations offer resources and professional development to help academics and support staff develop skills, expertise and leadership in teaching.
Find out about the pages you can access to help you with your career planning.
If you're a new member of academic staff at the University, find our how Research and Innovation Services (RIS) can support you during your time at Bath.
We're a multidisciplinary team working with the University community to build our brand reputation and support delivery of the University’s strategic goals.
We work in academic support roles to facilitate the development and implementation of the University strategy to ensure excellence in learning and teaching.
Browse the Library catalogue and discover the range of facilities available to you.
Statistics and facts about our student population, research, campus and alumni.
Advice and guidance for academic staff who are personal tutors.
You can use these resources to help you support students and enable them to succeed and develop resilience.
We provide students with support and guidance, including counselling and mental health, disability support, money management and international student advice.