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Policy: Academic promotion

Purpose

To outline the standards which underpin academic promotions at ANU.

Overview

This policy sets out principles designed to support the holistic recognition of academic staff achievements in research/creative activity, education, service and leadership.

Scope

This policy applies to academic staff, excluding honorary conjoint appointment staff.

Policy statement

  1. Academic promotion at ANU is:
  • Based upon merit, as demonstrated through a transparent and rigorous process;
  • Consistent with the recognition of equal opportunity, providing applicants with the chance to outline achievements relative to their particular circumstances;
  • Focused on the holistic recognition of the quality, productivity and impact of staff achievements in research/creative activity, education, service and leadership, aligned with ANU values as demonstrated through various forms of evidence; and
  • Not subject to quota.

  1. The Academic Promotions policy and procedure is aligned with the University’s strategic plan, which includes all staff demonstrating the following values:
  • Academic freedom and integrity
  • Fairness and justice
  • Respecting, celebrating and learning from First Nations People
  • Safety and wellbeing
  • Truth-seeking, transparency, accountability
  • Inclusion, equity and diversity
  • Respecting collegiality

Information

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Title Academic promotion
Document Type Policy
Document Number ANUP_000363
Version 11
Purpose To outline the standards which underpin academic promotions at ANU
Audience Staff-Academic, Staff-Academic-Research
Category Administrative
Topic/ SubTopic Staff - Staff & Career Development
 
Effective Date 20 May 2022
Review Date 20 May 2027
 
Responsible Officer: Director, Human Resources
Approved By: Vice-Chancellor
Contact Area Human Resources Division
Authority: Australian National University Act 1991
ANU Enterprise Agreement 2017 – 2021
Delegations 178, 179
On 9 April 2021, the ANU Council assigned authority to approve academic policy to the Academic Board.