Academic Promotion

Promotion Rounds

Level B
Level C


Level D

Level E

UNSW Promotion Policy, Procedures and Guidelines

This Policy and Procedure detail how academic staff who can demonstrate sustained excellence in research, education, social engagement, global impact and leadership may be promoted.

Out-of-rounds promotion will be used only in exceptional circumstances where the Dean can make the case that promotion is critically important to the University.

This document provides checklists for developing a case for academic promotion in relation to research, education, social engagement, global impact and leadership.



Faculty-Specific Guidelines for Promotion

Faculty of Medicine Guidelines


Forms and Templates




Please note: The Academic Promotions forms A and B have been updated to a MS Word format as at 3 May 2013. If you have any questions regarding these forms, please contact David Gleeson, Manager - Academic Promotions on x52716.