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Academic Promotion


Academic Promotion at the University of South Australia is aligned with the University's mission and strategic directions.

The promotion process acknowledges that individual staff members contribute to the achievement of these objectives in diverse ways.

It is important that applicants read the academic promotion guidelines and other support material provided on this website prior to beginning your application for promotion.

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Policy and guidelines
Key dates
Key committee dates
Key supporting documents
Online applications
Academic promotion information sessions
Podcasts of information session with SMG and HR
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Who to contact
References and resources


Policy and Guidelines

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Key dates
 

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Key
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Senior Academic Promotion (Level D and Level E) Committee Dates

Division of Education, Arts and Social Sciences Committee Dates

Division of Health Sciences Committee Dates

Division of IT, Engineering and the Environment Committee Dates

UniSA Business School Committee Dates

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Key
supporting documents
 

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Online applications
 

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Academic Promotion Information Sessions
 

In order to support academics wanting to apply for promotion in 2017 the following sessions will be held:

 

General information and Q&A session with Senior Management Group and HR

Date: Wednesday 22 March 2017
Duration: 2 hours (2.00pm - 4.00pm)
Venue: Bradley Forum, Level 5, Hawke Building, City West Campus
Registration: link to the Development Program for Academics

Applying for academic promotion - questions from women - focus on applying for level B or C
Date:
Thursday 20 April 2017
Duration:
2 hours (1.00pm - 3.00pm)
Venue:
Room AU2-02, Level 2 Training Room, 101 Currie Street

Registration:
link to the Women's Development Program website

Applying for SENIOR academic promotion - questions from women - focus on applying for level D or E
Date:
Friday 21 April 2017
Duration:
2 hours (10.00am - 12.00pm)
Venue:
Room AU2-02, Level 2 Training Room, 101 Currie Street
Registration:
link to the Women's Development Program website

 

 

Academic promotion - get to know your data

Information sessions on understanding the data will be held under the auspices of the Business Intelligence and Planning (BIP) training programs. These sessions will allow academics to hear from BIP, Library and Human Resources and to ask questions about how to use the data (ie academic staff activity report).

Academic promotion - get to know your data (City West) 
Date: Monday 1 May
Duration: 11.00am - 12.30pm
Venue: City West Library (Jeffrey Smart) - room JS6-17

Academic promotion - get to know your data (City East)
Date: Friday 5 May
Duration: 2.00pm - 3.30pm
Venue: City East Library Training Room (level 4)

Academic promotion - get to know your data (Mawson Lakes) 
Date: Friday 5 May
Duration: 9.00am - 10.30am
Venue: Mawson Lakes Library - room C3-03

Academic promotion - get to know your data (Magill)
Date: Friday 12 May
Duration: 2.00pm - 3.30pm
Venue: Magill Library Training Room

Register for Academic Promotion Get To Know Your Data by clicking here or via the links found on the BIP training page

 

Academic promotion - peer reviewee workshops

These workshops are being held across all campuses and will provide academic promotion applicants with information about the peer review process and an opportunity to raise any questions and concerns.
Register here

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Podcasts of information sessions with SMG and HR 2017

Watch the Senior Management Group respond to the following questions:

  1. What is the one piece of advice you would give to academics thinking about going for promotion this year? 

  2. We have Teaching academics and Teaching and Research academics: How should they show impact & what evidence would you expect to see?

  3. What should applicants discuss and/or include under Research? 

  4. Engagement as a criterion - what does this mean here at UniSA?

  5. The Core Attributes - Why are we asking applicants to say how they demonstrate these qualities?

  6. What do you look for in a CV?

  7. The commentary on achievements is only four pages - what do you look for?

  8. One last - pearl of wisdom - from each of you.

  9. Q&A from the floor

  10. Practical aspects and Q&A with HR

 


 

Podcasts of information sessions with SMG and HR 2016

  1. What is the one piece of advice you would give to academics thinking about going for promotion this year? 

  2. We have Teaching academics and Teaching and Research academics: How should they show impact & what evidence would you expect to see?

  3. What should applicants discuss and/or include under Research? 

  4. Engagement as a criterion - what does this mean here at UniSA?

  5. The commentary on achievements is only four pages - what do you look for?

  6. What do you look for in a CV?

  7. We use a percentage allocation (weighting) to the three criteria - what does this mean?

  8. Q&A from the floor

  9. One last - pearl of wisdom - from each of you.

  10. Practical aspects and Q&A with HR


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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

FAQs are placed in the below broad categories:

Most popular FAQs - short videos

Academic activity reports

Appeal process

Course evaluation

Curriculum Vitae

Peer review of teaching

Probation

Referees

Submitting my application / E-recruitment system

Teaching academics

 

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Who to contact

Justene Knight
Senior HR Consultant responsible for academic promotion
Phone: 830 21729
justene.knight@unisa.edu.au 

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References and Resources

 

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