Academic promotion

Academic Promotion provides for eligible academic staff to advance to a higher level appointment, via a fair, equitable and transparent process.

The Academic Promotions Policy and Academic Promotions Procedures sets out the framework and principles by which the promotion processes are implemented. It is important that you read these documents and other key supporting documentation and resources provided on this page prior to beginning your application for promotion.

Promotion rounds for academic staff are conducted annually.

Academic promotion information session

In order to support academics wanting to apply for promotion in 2021 the following sessions will be held:

Academic promotion information session Wednesday, 28 April 2021 1.00pm - 2.30pm (AEST)
Online meeting

Please note these sessions will be recorded in the event you are unable to attend and the recordings will be available from this site following the above sessions.

Key dates

LevelApplications openApplications closePromotion Interviews
Level B (Lecturer)
Level C (Senior Lecturer)
4 May 2021 4 June 2021 1-2 September 2021
Level D (Associate Professor)
Level E (Professor)
4 May 2021 4 June 2021 21-22 September 2021

Feedback meeting with the Chair will occur shortly after interview.

Promotion is effective for successful applicants 1 January in the following year.

Key documentation

Key Resources

Further information

For more information on academic promotion please email academicpromotion@scu.edu.au or contact HR Services on 02 6620 3667.