Promotions Review - Human Resources - Newcastle University

Academic Promotions 2018/19

Timetable (PDF, 58KB)

Promotion Briefings

Contacts In the first instance, please contact your your Faculty Human Resources Manager:

HASS - Jacqueline Scott <>

FMS - Marian Phillipson <>

SAGE - Claire Brunton <>

Documentation relevant to specific promotion:

Promotion from Lecturer F to Lecturer G (T&R)

Promotion from Teaching Fellow F to Lecturer G (T&S)


Promotion from Research Assistant to Research Associate (R&I)


Promotion from Research Associate F to Senior Research Associate G (R&I)

Promotion to Senior Lecturer

Promotion to Reader

Promotion to Honorary Clinical Professorial/Reader (PDF)

Promotion to Personal Chair

Accelerated and Discretionary Increments

Personal Circumstances Disclosures

Promotion decisions are based on applicants meeting the criteria for the category of promotion being applied for:  Expectations of performance levels will be adjusted in terms of quantity of output to reflect personal circumstances, including part-time hours, extended periods of absence due to caring responsibilities, disability or sickness. Expectations of the quality of output will not be adjusted.  In order to ensure the impact of personal circumstances have been taken into account you have the opportunity to submit information to be considered by your Head of Academic Unit, Human Resources and the Chair of Promotions Committee/s. 

Further Information

Academic Job Summary, Research and Teaching Role Profiles

Information for Heads of School and Directors of Institutes

Defining Scholarship (applicable only to Humanities and Social Sciences)