Academic Promotion

Promotion Rounds




Promotion to Lecturer

Level B


Promotion to Senior Lecturer

Level C




Promotion to Associate Professor

Level D


Promotion to Professor

Level E




UNSW Promotion Policy, Procedures and Guidelines



Academic Promotion Policy & Procedures 2017

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



Academic Promotion - Out-of-Rounds

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.




Academic Promotion Toolkit

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




Academic Performance Expectations




Faculty-Specific Guidelines for Promotion



Faculty of Law



Faculty of Medicine Guidelines







Forms and Templates



Executive Summary Template



Form A - Application for Academic Promotion



Form B - Research and Education Related Activities



Head of School Report Template


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.