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 2022 the following sessions will be held:

Academic promotion information session Wednesday, 18 May 2022 2.00pm - 3.30pm Online meeting (Zoom)
Women's academic promotion information session Thursday, 2 June 2022 2.00pm - 4.00pm Online meeting (Zoom)

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)
15 June 2022 15 July 2022 25 & 26 October 2022
Level D (Associate Professor)
Level E (Professor)
15 June 2022 15 July 2022 15 & 16 November 2022

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.