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Academic Promotions

Academic Staff Promotion

The purpose of academic staff promotion is to recognise the achievements and professional development of academic staff and their demonstrated capacity to contribute to CSU's mission by undertaking duties at a higher level than their current appointment.

Historical Data

Academic promotion performance overview 2013 - 2016


2017 Academic Promotions Information session - recording now available.

Applicants are reminded to update their research and creative works in My Profile as a priority. The Research Promotion Report is reliant upon the information in My Profile being up-to-date. Your My Profile report together with the official Research Promotion Report should to be included as part of your application for promotion. You will need to produce your My Profile report while the Research Promotion Report will be forwarded to you in early July.

The Research Office (RO) will supply a Research Promotion Report for each applicant for promotion.

This report will summarise the recorded research activity of each applicant for the relevant reporting period being considered for that promotion round.

A summary of grant applications, active grants, HDR supervision, HERDC income and research outputs will be provided.

For grant applications / Active grants / HDR supervision;

The "Reporting Period" is five and a half calendar years prior to the date the report is being run. In 2017, the "Reporting Period" is Jan 2012 through to 30th June 2017 inclusive.

Grants and applications include Consultancies, Contract Research, Tenders, Grants or Scholarships. Any grant or application with an Application Date, Start Date, End Date, Transfer Date, Combined Date or Withdrawal Date within the reporting period will be included.

The HDR supervision report details all formal HDR supervisory activity for the reporting period

·         Only includes HDR students (not undergraduates, Honours or coursework Masters).

·         HDR students will be included if any part of the supervisory period fell within the reporting period.

For HERDC income / research outputs;

The "Reporting Period" is five calendar years prior to the year the report is being run. In 2017, the "Reporting Period" is 2012 through 2016 inclusive. 2017 outputs are not included in this report due to the requirement that they be verified which only includes the previous calendar year (2016 in this report).

Research Outputs from 2017 can be detailed in the Promotion Application Form; Part 2 - APPLICANT'S STATEMENT OF CASE FOR PROMOTION, Part 4 - APPLICANT COMMENTS on any aspect of the data in Part 3 (optional) and/or Part 6 - CURRICULUM VITAE.

For HERDC income, this report details all research income received that was eligible for inclusion in the Higher Education Research Data Collection (HERDC).

·         Income is split evenly between all named investigators listed as participating in the project regardless of relative contribution.

·         Data is sourced from information provided by CSU to HERDC for that year.

·         The "Primary Investigator" role is listed to differentiate where the applicant was the lead investigator or a co-investigator.

It is the responsibility of each applicant to ensure all their relevant research outputs and research income have been reported to RO.