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Academic Processes

Academic Processes

Demystifying the Promotions Process

Hosted by: Prof. David Haddleton & Prof. Vas Stavros

The following questions will be discussed:

  • What are the criteria for Senior Research Fellows?
  • The importance of funding
  • What is research independence?
  • How does this fit in with Probation?
  • What is the Academic and Professional Pathway for Teaching Excellence (APP TE) and should I register?

A recording of this session is now available here.Link opens in a new window

Academic PromotionLink opens in a new window

Key dates for 2023/24

  • 15 December 2023 - Departments to notify Academic Processes of anticipated applications
  • 26 January 2024 - Deadline for which applications should be sent to Academic Processes

Useful links

Academic Promotions CriteriaLink opens in a new windowLink opens in a new window

CV templateLink opens in a new window

Career Pathway MatrixLink opens in a new window

Bibliometrics: The Leiden Manifesto for research metrics | Nature

Academic ProbationLink opens in a new window

The new criteria are based on the following four areas of activity:

  • Research & Scholarship
  • Teaching & Learning
  • Impact, Outreach, Engagement
  • Collegiality, Leadership & Management

These criteria have been designed to provide transparent information on what is needed to successfully achieve probation. The criteria clearly outline the expectation for each area at every level of promotion, and in conjunction with the career pathway matrixLink opens in a new window, enabling individuals to proactively manage their successful completion of probation, and on-going career.

Useful links

Academic Probation Employee GuidelinesLink opens in a new window

Mandatory Professional Development: APP TELink opens in a new window

Academic Probation presentation