Academic Promotions - Human Resources - Newcastle University

Academic Promotions

This exercise considers promotions for non-professorial academic staff, including teaching and research staff, up to and including Grade I Professorial level and equivalent. In addition, it considers the award of accelerated and discretionary increments and lump sum bonus payments.

Promotions Review

All Promotions, 2017/18

Here you can find all the information, guidance and documents you need for this year's promotion round.


There is an Appeals Procedure (PDF, 144KB) available where it is alleged there has been a defect in procedure that has had a material input upon the outcome of the case.

Clinical Academic Staff

Pay and grading for Clinical Academic Staff is aligned with structures and procedures in the NHS. Further information is available on the Faculty of Medical Sciences website.

Non-Clinical Professorial Pay Review

There is an annual review of Professorial pay, based on performance.

Academic Staff Career Pathways

In 2011 Senate and Council approved Academic Staff Career Pathways (PDF, 244KB) to provide greater clarity and transparency for members of academic staff.

To facilitate transfer to the Teaching and Scholarship pathway, a set of principles and a process have been developed. (PDF, 152KB)