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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 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
 

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

Feedback Sessions will occur on the following dates:

Division of Education, Arts and Social Sciences Committee Dates

Division of Health Sciences Committee Dates

Feedback Sessions will occur on the following 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 2015 the following sessions will be held:

A general information session for all academic staff considering applying for promotion in 2015 will be held on Wednesday 1 April. This session will allow you to hear from the Vice Chancellor and members of SMG and to ask questions about the 2015 round.

 

Session Date  Time Venue
General information session with Senior Management Group and HR Wednesday, 1 April 2015 2.00pm – 4.00pm Bradley Forum
Level 5, Hawke Building
City West Campus
Registration: CLICK HERE - Development program for academics

Two information sessions for academic women considering applying for promotion in 2015 will be held under the auspices of the Women’s Development program. These two sessions will allow women to hear from the Director: Human Resources and to ask questions about the 2015 round.

 

Session Date  Time Venue
Applying for academic promotion - questions from women - focus on applying for level B or C Monday, 13 April 2015 1.00pm – 3.00pm Room AU3-03
Level 3
101 Currie Street
Registration: CLICK HERE Women’s Development – level B or C
Applying for SENIOR academic promotion - questions from women - focus on applying for level D or E Tuesday, 21 April 2015 1.00pm – 3.00pm Room AU2-02&03
101 Currie Street
Registration: CLICK HERE Women’s Development – level D or E

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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 the 2015 round and how to use the data (ie academic staff activity report).

Session Date  Time Venue
Academic promotion – get to know your data (Mawson Lakes) Wednesday 29 April 2015 9.00am – 10.00am Mawson Lakes Library - room C3.03
Academic promotion – get to know your data (City West) Friday - 17 April 2015 10.00am -11.00am Room GK3-21 (computer room)
Academic promotion – get to know your data (Magill) Thursday 23 April 2015
2.00pm – 3.00pm Magill Library Training Room
Academic promotion – get to know your data (City East) Tuesday 28 April 2015 9.00am – 10.00am City East 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

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Podcasts of information sessions with SMG and HR

Podcast of information session with SMG & HR – 2015

  1. What is the one piece of advice you would give to academics thinking about going for promotion this year? 
  2. This is the first year that Teaching Academics can apply for promotion – are they eligible to apply for promotion & what should academics involved in teaching include?
  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

Podcast of information session with SMG & HR - 2014

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
 

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Who to contact

Justene Knight
Senior HR Consultant responsible for academic promotion
The Executive Officer for level B & C panels.
Phone: 830 21729
justene.knight@unisa.edu.au 

Alison Plummer
The Executive Officer, Senior Academic Promotion
Administrative officer to level B & C panels
Human Resources Unit
Phone: 830 22146
Alison.Plummer@unisa.edu.au 
 

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References and Resources

 

 

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