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Academic Promotion



Due to the current situation in regards to the pandemic, the Academic Promotion process will begin later in the year, key dates are listed below.

For further information regarding the pandemic, please refer to our updated FAQ's.

Key dates for 2020/21

  • 15 December 2020 - Departments to notify Academic Processes of anticipated applications
  • 15 January 2021 - Deadline for which applications should be sent to Academic Processes
  • Spring/Summer terms - Consideration of applications
  • End of Summer term - Where possible outcomes will be communicated to applicants by the end of the Summer term.
  • 1 August 2021 - Date from which promotions are effective.

Academic Promotion Sessions

We will be hosting two Academic Promotion Sessions, hosted by Professor Christine Ennew, Provost. For more information and to sign up to a session, please click here.

Presentation Slides for the session can be downloaded here.

Academic Promotion process

Senate have recently approved the new framework for academic promotions which was implemented for the 2018/19 promotions round.

Please find below supporting information and documents:

For applications to change career pathway at the same level please use the following application form:

Frequently Asked Questions

For any other queries, please contact: 

Example Application Forms and CV's
To assist applicants, some members of the Academic Processes Review Group have provided a sample application form and CV :
Professor, Research and Teaching MKn
Professor, Research and Teaching MK
Professor, Research and Teaching CE
Professor, Teaching Focussed GV

These application forms have been reviewed by a current member of The University's Professorial Promotions Committee and their comments can be found here