Preparing for Academic Promotions workshops

Published: Wednesday 2nd March 2016

Thinking about applying for Academic Promotion?

Academic staff members who wish to apply for promotion and their supervisors are encouraged to attend a workshop in April that will guide them through the promotions process, including changes arising from the annual promotions review. Additional seminars that focus on evidencing the case for promotion are also available for applicants.

Information for applicants

Academic Staff members considering applying for promotion are encouraged to participate in an upcoming Preparing for Academic Promotions Workshop.

These face-to-face workshops have been well received by previous participants, and include:

  • An overview of the promotions process
  • A presentation by a recent successful applicant that covers how they planned and prepared for promotion
  • Guidance from the Chair and an experienced member of the Academic Promotions Committee about the Committee’s expectations of applications
  • A question and answer session with the panel of presenters

Please register for these workshops via Staff Connect (please see Staff Connect registration instructions).

Workshop Details: Preparing for Academic Promotions for Applicants
VenueDateTimeCourse Code
North Sydney12 April 201610.30am -12.30pmPAPSTF
Melbourne18 April 201611am - 1pmPAPSTF
Brisbane20 April 201611am - 1pmPAPSTF

Please note: Staff at Ballarat, Canberra and Strathfield Campuses can register to participate  remotely via teleconference in the North Sydney workshop on 12 April 2016.  Please register on Staff Connect for the North Sydney workshop and also email Learninggs@acu.edu.au, to confirm you will be participating remotely.

Note: The process documentation for 2016 academic promotions will be finalised after consultation with staff is complete.

Guidance on Providing Evidence

Video conference seminars are available to help applicants for promotion understand how to effectively present evidence of their research and their scholarship of teaching. These seminars will be presented by Professor Kevin Ashford-Rowe, Director, Learning and Teaching Centre and Professor Patrick Heaven, Dean of Research.

Please register for these workshops via Staff Connect.

Video Conference Details: Evidencing Teaching , Curriculum Development and Scholarship of Teaching in Applications for Academic Promotion
VenueDateTimeCourse Code
Video conference3 May 201612.00am – 1.00pmETAAPS

Video Conference Details: Evidencing Research  in Applications for Academic Promotion
VenueDateTimeCourse Code
Video conference3 May 20162.30pm- 3.30pmERAAPS

Information for Supervisors

Supervisors of Academic Staff are encouraged to attend a Preparing for Academic Promotions for Academic Supervisors Workshop.  These are highly interactive and specifically tailored for academic supervisors to give guidance on the expectations of the Promotions Committee, and on effectively supporting staff who are considering applying for promotion.

The workshop will include:

  • An overview of the promotions process
  • Presentations by the Chair and a member of the Academic Promotions Committee
  • A question and answer session with the panel of presenters

Please register for this workshop via Staff Connect.

Video Conference Details: Preparing for Academic Promotions for Academic Supervisors
VenueDateTimeCourse Code
Video conference12 April 20162pm – 4pmPAPSUP
Video conference20 April 20162pm-4pmPAPSUP


Note: The process documentation for 2016 academic promotions will be finalised after consultation with staff is complete.

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