We are pleased to announce the launch of the pilot year for the UEA Academic Progressions Handbook and Application Form (also available as a Word document).   We have been reviewing the framework during its first pilot year, and together with UCU colleagues we have introduced an Addendum to the Academic Progressions Handbook to address the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. If you have any questions about the Acdemic Promotions Handbook you may find the answer within the list of frequently asked questions or you can contact your Human Resources Manager.  In the meantime colleagues may, if they wish, continue to submit applications under the current procedures and assessment criteria within the Green Book, below.

The Annual Review Process for Academic Staff is set out in the Rules and Procedures Relating to the Terms and Confirmation of Appointment, Determination of Salary, Advancement and Promotion of Members of Academic Staff (Green Book), and the schedule of meetings and items for consideration during the academic year is detailed in the Promotions Committee for Academic Staff 2019-20 Memo. The process is laid out in the Promotions Committee Process for Academic and R&A Staff 2018/19.

Members of academic staff whose cases will be reviewed by the Academic Promotions Committee will need to complete an Academic Promotion Application Form and should read the Academic Promotion Guidance Notes.

Members of academic staff whose cases will be considered for an ex-gratia payment should complete the Annual Review – Ex-Gratia Payment Form and may wish to refer to the Ex-Gratia Payment Guidelines.

Guidance is provided to promotions committee members relating to assessments of part time staff or those with special circumstances.

The answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about promotions.