Status and Details

Status and Details

This page contains information about the status, approval and implementation of this document, contact details for the relevant Manager and, on the right, a brief summary of changes between this and the previous version.
 

Higher Education Academic Promotions Policy

Status Current This displays the current status of the document, either Historic, Current or Future.
Effective Date 22nd July 2016 This displays the date on which this version of the document came into effect.
Review Date 1st December 2022 This displays the date on which the review process for this version of the document is due to commence.
Approval Authority Vice-Chancellor This displays the final approval authority for this version of the document prior to publication.
Approval Date 21st July 2016 This displays the date on which the final approval was granted for this version of the document prior to publication.
Expiry Date Not Applicable Where applicable, this displays the date on which this version of the document expired, or is due to expire.
Responsible Officer John Germov
Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Higher Education
+613 99195077
This displays the current Responsible Officer for this version of the document.
Accountable Officer John Germov
Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Higher Education
+613 99195077
This displays the current Accountable Officer for this version of the document.
Enquiries Contact Renee Byrnes
Acting Director Business Partners & Capability
+61 3 99196037
This displays the officer to whom enquiries about this version of the document should be relayed.

Summary of Changes from Previous Version

3/12/21:  Updates made to Accountable & Responsible Officer. 


25/2/21:  Updates made to Accountable & Responsible Officer. 


22 July 2016:


Complete revision - key changes are:

1. Ability for Academics to obtain promotion through one of the following three Categories:

• Teaching and Research Academic

• Research Focused Academic

• Teaching Focused Academic.

2. Inclusion of three Themes of Academic Activity by which Academics can demonstrate their academic contribution, including:

• Learning and Teaching

• Research

• Academic Citizenship and Engagement.

3. Inclusion of a ‘Career Development and Promotion Guide’ (the Guide) that includes criteria under each Theme by which to determine academic contribution. The Guide also draws on sector best practice and was developed with expertise and support provided by Dr Sara Booth from the University of Tasmania.

4. Replacement of arbitrary numeric weighting thresholds for promotion with a standard-based approach informed by discipline standards and sector best-practice.


2 April 2019:


Update to Clause 16 and Definitions to amend the term ‘Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander’ to ‘Aboriginal’.


16 June 2020:


Clause 6 removed and clause 7 updated to remove reference to the Academic Classification Policy (no longer exists). Reference to the Policy removed from Section 7.