Academic Promotions

Applying for academic promotion in 2018

Applications for academic promotion are accepted annually. If you are intending to apply for promotion in 2018, you must consult with your Head of School or relevant supervisor before 31 October 2017 and lodge notice of your intent to apply by 30 November 2017.

Online applications will open on 1 February 2018.

Policy and guidelines

Applicants for promotion should consult the Academic Promotions Policy and the Academic Promotions Procedures.

Please note there were major changes to policy and procedure in 2017 which are listed in the 2017 Academic Promotion Policy & Procedural changes table.

The Applicant Guidelines also contains important information about preparing an application and about the academic promotions process.

Applications are to be submitted via the online application form.

Important dates for applicants in 2017

 

 

Promotion to Level B

Promotion to Level C

Promotion to Level D

Promotion to Level E

Academic Promotions online system opens


1 February

1 February

1 February

1 February

Applications close (2017)

16 March

(11:59pm)

16 March

(11:59pm)

30 March

(11:59pm)

12 April

(11:59pm)

Academic Promotions Unit (APU) sends requests for reports to referees and Head of School (HOS)/nominee

 

20/03/2017

 

20/03/2017

 

03/04/2017

 

18/04/2017

Deadline for receipt of referees' and HOS reports

13/04/2017

13/04/2017

21/04/2017 05/05/2017
APU sends request for report to assessors  *

 *

 01/05/2017

22/05/2017

Deadline for receipt of assessor reports

 *

 *

 19/05/2017 9/06/2016
Local Promotion Committee - preliminary meeting time frames

05/06/2017 - 16/06/2017

05/06/2017 - 16/06/2017

13/06/2017 - 23/06/2017 *
Local Promotion Committee - final meeting time frames

04/09/2017 - 15/09/2017

04/09/2017 - 15/09/2017

7/08/2017 - 18/8/2017 24/07/2017 - 04/08/2017

Central Promotions Committee (CPC) meeting

 *  * 22/11/2017

16/11/2017

Letters of advice sent to applicants

26/10/2017 26/10/2017 06/12/2017

07/12/2017

Promotions take effect

1 January 2018 (all levels)

* not applicable at this level

Applicant Information Sessions

Videos of recent applicant information sessions are available on the academic promotions applicant resources page.

If you would like to talk to the Academic Promotions Unit about organising a separate information session for your faculty/unit, please contact us. We would be happy to assist.

Educational Innovation Team

In collaboration with faculty colleagues, the Educational Innovation team offers workshops in faculties to support promotion applicants in making their case for teaching. Information on these workshops and other career development initiatives can be viewed on the Educational Innovation website.

Contact information

For more information or assistance, contact the Academic Promotions Unit, Room L2.03, Quadrangle, Camperdown Campus:

  • +61 2 9036 5198 (Monday to Thursday)
  • +61 9036 9681