Human Resources

Promotion / reward procedures


Academic Promotions Process 2019

Incorporating Teaching and Research Career Pathway and Research Career Pathway.

Please note that the Academic Promotions deadline has been extended to 28 March 2019. 

For those staff currently engaged as Teaching Fellows or Senior Teaching Fellows who are preparing applications for promotion, further information has been added to the guidance notes to assist in the preparation of your application for promotion in response to feedback.

Please see Appendix A, Section 1.2 for applications for promotion from Teaching Fellow (Grade 7) to Lecturer (Grade 8).

Please see Appendix A, Section 2.2 for applications for promotion from Teaching Fellow (Grade 8) to Senior Lecturer (Grade 9). 

Please see Section 4 gives guidance on how to be promoted to reader.   

Please see Section 5.2 for applications for promotion from Senior Teaching Fellow (Grade 9) to Professor (Grade 10).

The previous guidance that was uploaded on 5th February 2019 stated an incorrect email address, please submit all applications to

Academic Promotion - 2019

Academic Career Pathways 2019

Academic Career Pathways - School Briefing Communication 2019

Academic Career Pathways - Transition Process 2019

Academic Career Pathways - Introduction to Academic Role Profiles 2019


Academic Role Profiles 2019

Academic Profile - Lecturer A, Grade 7 2019

Academic Profile - Lecturer B, Grade 8 2019

Academic Profile - Senior Lecturer/Reader, Grade 9 2019

Academic Profile - Professor, Grade 10 2019


Pay and Grade Review Procedure

This Procedure covers the following categories of Staff within Grades 1 - 9:

  • Academic Faculty
  • Clerical and Related
  • Faculty in the Administration
  • Manual and Ancillary
  • Non-Academic faculty outside the Administration
  • Technical

Discretionary Pay Review

Discretionary Pay Review Process Grades 1-9 [PDF 50.85KB]

Discretionary Pay Review Award Form Grades 1-9 [DOCX 25.60KB]

Discretionary Pay Review Professorial Guide [PDF 32.37KB]

Discretionary Pay Review Professorial Form 2018 [DOC 43.00KB]