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1 Curtin University is a trademark of Curtin University of Technology CRICOS Provider Code 00301J July 2011An overview Academic Promotion to Level B

2 Curtin University is a trademark of Curtin University of Technology CRICOS Provider Code 00301J  This is an overview of academic promotion to Level B  It is important that you also read the information provided on the Academic Promotions website as it contains important details relating to the promotions process July 2011 Academic Promotion to Level B

3 Curtin University is a trademark of Curtin University of Technology CRICOS Provider Code 00301J July 2011Academic Promotion to Level B How the promotions process works  Promotion to Level B occurs at the Faculty level, through the Work Planning and Performance Review (WPPR) process  Automatic consideration for promotion when at the top of Level A (step 8) also occurs through the WPPR process  You can also be considered for promotion before reaching the top of Level A at any time on request

4 Curtin University is a trademark of Curtin University of Technology CRICOS Provider Code 00301J July 2011Academic Promotion to Level B Overview: What you need to do for promotion 1.Talk to your Head of School To plan - Appropriate duties for promotion - Objectives for promotion To discuss readiness for promotion 2.Make sure that you meet The qualification requirement The promotion criteria 3.Arrange a formal time to discuss review of performance and promotion (through WPPR process) 4.Prepare for the meeting Complete the Application for Academic Promotion to Level B form and forward to your Head of School prior to the meeting Bring to the meeting: - Evidence of your qualifications / progress toward qualifications - Evidence that supports your achievement of the criteria

5 Curtin University is a trademark of Curtin University of Technology CRICOS Provider Code 00301J July 2011 Academic Promotion to Level B Ready for promotion?  Do you meet the qualification requirement? You hold a higher degree or equivalent OR have made significant progress towards a doctoral qualification Please note: If you are on a continuing contract and do not hold a PhD, approval for promotion must be given by the Vice-Chancellor.  Do you meet the promotion criteria? o You have performed at a high level in either Teaching & Learning OR Research/Creative Works as applied to Level A duties; and o You have performed at a satisfactory level in Service and either Teaching & Learning OR Research/Creative Works as applied to Level B duties.  You must be able to meet BOTH criteria

6 Curtin University is a trademark of Curtin University of Technology CRICOS Provider Code 00301J July 2011Academic Promotion to Level B Teaching & Learning criterion Excellence in Teaching and Learning as applied to duties of the appropriate level LevelTypes of teaching duties may include: E Distinguished scholarship and contribution in teaching and learning at all levels, nationally or internationally. Leadership in maintenance of academic standards AND D Development of curriculum / programs of study. Significant scholarship in teaching and learning locally or nationally AND C Course / year / program co-ordination. Scholarship in teaching and learning AND B Undergraduate and postgraduate unit co-ordination. Postgraduate lecturing, tutoring, demonstrating, clinical supervision, fieldwork and associated activities AND A Undergraduate lecturing, tutoring, demonstrating, clinical supervision, fieldwork and associated activities.

7 Curtin University is a trademark of Curtin University of Technology CRICOS Provider Code 00301J July 2011Academic Promotion to Level B Scholarship in Teaching and Learning  All applicants addressing the Teaching and Learning criterion are expected to:  Be engaged in scholarship in teaching and learning; and  Demonstrate evidence of external critical evaluation of work and/or peer review e.g. publications, competitive grants and awards  Scholarship or Research?  It is important to distinguish between research into and publications on teaching and learning at tertiary level (scholarship), and research into and publications on other areas of teaching e.g. secondary school teaching (research)

8 Curtin University is a trademark of Curtin University of Technology CRICOS Provider Code 00301J July 2011Academic Promotion to Level B Research/Creative Works criterion High quality outcomes appropriate to the discipline in Research/Creative Works as applied to duties of the appropriate level LevelTypes of Research/Creative Works duties may include: E Responsible for research / creative works of a recognised international calibre / a leading authority. Fostering research / creative work of others AND D Responsible for research / creative works of a recognised national calibre AND CSupervision of Hons, Masters & PhD research projects AND BConducting research / creative works A

9 Curtin University is a trademark of Curtin University of Technology CRICOS Provider Code 00301J July 2011Academic Promotion to Level B Service criterion Demonstrated excellence in Service in line with Curtin’s strategic directions as applied to duties of the appropriate level LevelTypes of duties involving service may include: ESignificant service to both the University and the community AND DSignificant service to the University, profession, discipline AND CService to the profession, the Faculty AND BService to the academic unit and its functioning AND AService to own areas of teaching / research

10 Curtin University is a trademark of Curtin University of Technology CRICOS Provider Code 00301J July 2011Academic Promotion to Level B Demonstrating excellence in duties of current level and satisfactory performance in duties of level above See the Academic Promotions website which contains:  Academic Promotions Guidelines  Documents on promotion criteria  Links to:  Curtin Expectations for Academic Performance (CEAP)  CEAP includes RPI tables which indicate typical research performance of the Faculties  eVALUate website  This website includes information on interpreting result rates, and Faculty and University eVALUate results  University and Faculty plans

11 Curtin University is a trademark of Curtin University of Technology CRICOS Provider Code 00301J July 2011Academic Promotion to Level B After the meeting:  The Head of School completes their assessment and recommendation  The Head of School submits their recommendation to the Pro Vice-Chancellor  If the applicant is on a continuing contract, does not hold a PhD and the Pro Vice-Chancellor recommends for promotion, the Vice-Chancellor’s approval must be obtained  Within 2 months of the promotion discussion, the Pro Vice-Chancellor will advise you, the Head of School and the Academic Promotions Unit of the outcome  Where promotion has not been approved, the Head of School will provide you with written feedback  If successful, promotion will be effective from the first day of the pay period commencing on or after the date of approval by the Pro Vice-Chancellor  The Unit will notify the Vice-Chancellor and the Manager Remuneration Services

12 Curtin University is a trademark of Curtin University of Technology CRICOS Provider Code 00301J Finding out more  Please read the information on the Academic Promotions website at  You can contact the Academic Promotions Unit at July 2011Academic Promotion to Level B

13 Curtin University is a trademark of Curtin University of Technology CRICOS Provider Code 00301J July 2011Academic Promotion to Level B Useful contacts Academic Promotions UnitPhone: ORD research report Dr Melinda Thompson, Manager Research Operations, Office of Research & Development Phone: 9266 SCRIPT Office of Research and Development eVALUate Beatrice Tucker, Manager Evaluation, Office of Teaching and Learning EEO Amanda Willis, Director Corporate Values and Equity


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