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Academic Promotions Information session for applicants Lisa Jessup, Ian Solomonides, Kate Wilson and colleagues Academic Promotions Information session for applicants Lisa Jessup, Ian Solomonides, Kate Wilson and colleagues March 2010 1 of 18

Outline of session • Purpose of Session • Principles of Promotion • Promotion Cycle Outline of session • Purpose of Session • Principles of Promotion • Promotion Cycle • Application • Overview of Process • Tools & Resources • Panel Session 2 of 18

Principles • Promotion offers recognition and reward for demonstrated and sustained excellence in the Principles • Promotion offers recognition and reward for demonstrated and sustained excellence in the three elements of – teaching, research and community engagement • Promotion will be based on merit • The University values an interdisciplinary approach at all levels and in each of the three elements – teaching, research and community engagement. • The University is committed to the principles of equality of opportunity, fairness and social inclusion • The applicant’s achievements will be considered relative to opportunity 3 of 18

Promotions Cycle • Provides regular opportunities to reward and recognise staff for their contributions Promotions Cycle • Provides regular opportunities to reward and recognise staff for their contributions • Promotion can be applied for in each of the three rounds • Significantly reduced notification period from previous cycles • Promotions effective one month after notification date • Increased application support in the form of templates 4 of 18

Overview - 3 Rounds in a Promotion Cycle Date February Round June Round October Overview - 3 Rounds in a Promotion Cycle Date February Round June Round October Round Due Notified Effective Date Date Date Jan Feb 1 -Feb March April May 31 -May June July Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec house Jan e Feb 1 -Feb March 1 -Jun 1 -Jul 30 -Sep In 2010: , Applications due 1 June & 1 October 1 -Oct 1 -Nov 31 -Jan 1 -Mar 5 of 18

Promotion Expectations Applicants for promotion will be expected to: • Demonstrate how they meet Promotion Expectations Applicants for promotion will be expected to: • Demonstrate how they meet the criteria of the level to which they seek promotion • Demonstrate their all-round performance clearly exceeds the expectations and criteria of their current level • Demonstrate they have maintained an active and effective scholarship by contributions to the three elements Note: Weighting of each element will take account of the applicant’s workload and nature of appointment. 6 of 18

Promotion Expectations Cont’d As academic staff progress through promotion levels there is an expectation Promotion Expectations Cont’d As academic staff progress through promotion levels there is an expectation that: • they will demonstrate how teaching, research and community engagement have contributed to one another • they will be able to demonstrate an increase in the quality, impact and effectiveness of their teaching, research and community engagement, as appropriate to their discipline • their contribution to their discipline will be increasingly influential • they will demonstrate increasing quality and impact in their leadership and mentoring 7 of 18

Overview of Eligibility All applicants must: • have completed the preceding year’s Performance Development Overview of Eligibility All applicants must: • have completed the preceding year’s Performance Development & Review (PDR) e. g to apply in 2010 staff must have completed their 2009 PDR. • served 12 months with the University in an academic position by the application due date (previous service does count) 8 of 18

Overview of Application Applying for Promotion A promotion application comprises: Ø Cover sheet & Overview of Application Applying for Promotion A promotion application comprises: Ø Cover sheet & checklist (new template) Ø Part 1. Case for promotion (no template - developed by applicant) Ø Part 2. Details – CV template (new template) Ø Part 3. Sources of Evidence (no template - developed by applicant) Ø Discipline Report (new template) Ø Referee Reports (new template) 9 of 18

Overview of Application Coversheet & Checklist: • A tool to guide applicants - checklist Overview of Application Coversheet & Checklist: • A tool to guide applicants - checklist to ensure you address all policy/submission requirements • New template which partly replaces the 2009 ‘guidelines document’ • Covers personal details, eligibility, submission requirements, checklist for each part of the application and applicant’s statements 10 of 18

Overview of Application Part 1: Case for Promotion • Build a case for promotion Overview of Application Part 1: Case for Promotion • Build a case for promotion & frame it around 3 elements of academic endeavour - teaching, research & community engagement • An applicant is to indicate the relative contribution of each element in their application (quality & impact of contribution) • Applicants for Level B and C: must put forward a case that demonstrates achievement in all three elements of academic endeavour whilst emphasising excellence in at least one • Applicants for Level D: must put forward a case that demonstrates achievement in all three elements of academic endeavour whilst emphasising excellence in at least two • Applicants for Level E – must put forward a case that demonstrates how they have achieved excellence in all three elements of academic endeavour (relative to appointment) 11 of 18

Overview of Application Part 2: Details (CV template) A summary of career activities: Areas Overview of Application Part 2: Details (CV template) A summary of career activities: Areas Covered: • contact details • education • employment • awards and fellowships • research grants and consultancies • publications • teaching • service and community engagement • professional memberships • professional development • referee details 12 of 18

Overview of Application Part 3: Evidence • Evidence to prove career activities as outlined Overview of Application Part 3: Evidence • Evidence to prove career activities as outlined in Case for Promotion (Part 1) & CV template (Part 2) • Previous years PDR would be included here • See http: //www. mq. edu. au/ltc/rewards/academic_portfolio. htm 13 of 18

Overview of Application Discipline Report Template • Prepared for each application by Head of Overview of Application Discipline Report Template • Prepared for each application by Head of Department • Describes discipline specific expectations and how applicant is tracking against these • Template offers direction for HOD • Applicant responds to Discipline Report if appropriate and includes comments as part of application • Recommended timeline provided 14 of 18

Overview of Application Referee Report Template • Demonstrates applicant’s professional standing and reputation in Overview of Application Referee Report Template • Demonstrates applicant’s professional standing and reputation in discipline • Requirements around number of referees and their national/international standing • Applicants are responsible for following up referees • Referee’s send reports directly to central HR (Lisa Jessup) 15 of 18

Overview of Promotions Process Committee meetings • Briefing from equity observer • Instrument of Overview of Promotions Process Committee meetings • Briefing from equity observer • Instrument of Evaluation is provided • Review and consider all applications against stated criteria and policy • Determine which applicants to interview and conduct • Determine outcomes (promote, do not promote, accelerated progression within applicant’s current level) 16 of 18

Overview of Promotions Process • VC report to be written and forwarded to central Overview of Promotions Process • VC report to be written and forwarded to central HR • VC endorses report • Applicants are notified of outcome 4 months after submission date • Feedback available to unsuccessful applicants from the promotion committee chair • Promotion effective 1 month after notification 17 of 18

Resources and Assistance Resources • Templates: http: //www. hr. mq. edu. au/Policy. Forms/Developingat. Macqaurie/Academic. Resources and Assistance Resources • Templates: http: //www. hr. mq. edu. au/Policy. Forms/Developingat. Macqaurie/Academic. Promotion. html • Policy: http: //www. mq. edu. au/policy/docs/academic_promotion/policy. html • Procedure: http: //www. mq. edu. au/policy/docs/academic_promotion/procedure. html • HR website & FAQ’s: http: //www. hr. mq. edu. au/Policy. Forms/Developingat. Macqaurie/Academic. Promotion. html • LTC website: http: //www. mq. edu. au/ltc/index. htm Lisa Jessup – HR Officer, Promotions on lisa. [email protected] edu. au or ext 9715 18 of 18

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