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Academic Promotion

Promotion from Lecturer A to Lecturer B

Staff wishing to apply for promotion to Lecturer B (which considered by Faculty Review, rather than APAP) should use the following documents:

Promotion from Lecturer A to B Criteria 
Academic Probationary Guidelines 
Promotion to Lecturer B form

 

Senior Academic Promotion: Key Dates and Documents

The Academic Professional promotions process (known as APAP – Academic Professional Appointments Panel) applies to:

  • Promotion to:
    • Academic: Senior Lecturer (Grade 9), Reader (Grade 10), Professor;
    • Teaching: Teaching Fellow (Grade 8), Senior Teaching Fellow (Grade 9); Principal Teaching Fellow (Grade 10);
    • Research: Research Fellow (Grade 8), Senior Research Fellow (Grade 9); Principal Research Fellow (Grade 10);
    • Knowledge Exchange: Knowledge Exchange Fellow (Grade 8), Senior Knowledge Exchange Fellow (Grade 9); Principal Knowledge Exchange Fellow (Grade 10); Professor of Practice
  • Transfers to the Academic staff category at Senior Lecturer level (Grade 9) and above for staff whose posts are currently assigned to a staff category other than Academic; and
  • Conferment of Emeritus Professor status.

The timetable for the spring round of APAP is set out below:

EVENTDATE
Heads of Department/School send APAP recommendations to Executive Deans  24 February 2017
Faculty Panel send APAP recommendations to Human Resources (j.birnie@strath.ac.uk)  31 March 2017
Pre-Panel assessment meeting  03 May 2017 (PM)
APAP Panel assessment meeting  22 May 2017 (PM)

 

APAP: Procedure and Guidance

The APAP procedure has recently been amended. As a result, please take the time to read the new procedure and guidance:


Promotion Procedure for Senior Academic Professional Staff

APAP Guidance  

 

APAP: Indicators of Requirements

Promotion applications will be considered against the Indicators of Requirement for promotion the relevant job family:

Indicators of Requirements for Senior Academic Promotions

Indicators of Requirements for RS TS and KE Staff  

 

APAP: Self-Assessment Form

Staff considering a promotion application may find it useful to use the self-assessment form relevant to their job family:


FORM APAP1(a) Academic APAP Applicant Self Assessment
FORM APAP1(b) Research APAP Applicant Self Assessment
FORM APAP1(c) Teaching APAP Applicant Self Assessment
FORM APAP1(d) Knowledge Exchange APAP Applicant Self Assessment

 

APAP: Application Form

Staff wishing to make a promotion application should use the application form relevant to their job family.  The attached CV should follow the template below:


APAP Template Academic CV
FORM APAP2(a) Academic APAP Applicant Submission
FORM APAP2(b) Research APAP Applicant Submission
FORM APAP2(c) Teaching APAP Applicant Submission
FORM APAP2(d) Knowledge Exchange APAP Applicant Submission

Staff applying for promotion in the Spring 2017 APAP round should also provide an update on their current ADR objectives using the form below.  This is in addition to submitting a copy of their 2015/16 ADR form.

ADR Update  (Spring 2017)

 

Emeritus Professor Form

APAP also considers applications for the title of ‘Emeritus Professor’.  Applications should be made on the following form:

Emeritus Professor Title Form

 

Further information

If you have any queries, please contact the HR team for your area.