Academic Promotions

Academic promotion is a process whereby academic staff may apply for promotion to a higher academic level. There is a policy  document which governs this process and provides all the details on eligibility and criteria. There is also a Guideline document which provides information to support applicants. They are:

It is strongly recommended that applicants email the promotion coordinator with their intent to apply. This will allow dedicated support and guideance to be provided.

Applications are accepted throughout the year. NOTE: The Policy has recently been reviewed and a summary is provided.

It is expected that all applicants will review the Academic Promotions Policy, Guidelines and associated documents as part of their preparation.

Steps in preparing to apply for promotion:

Important Dates for 2022

Cut-off dates for the Academic Promotions Committee meetings and inclusion in these meeting dates are to be confirmed:

  • 1st Academic Promotions Committee Meeting - 2, 4 & 5 August 2022 to be confirmed
  • all applications for this first meeting are due cob Wednesday 25 May 2022.
  • 2nd Academic Promotions Committee Meeting - 14-18 November 2022 to be confirmed
  • all applications for this second meeting  will be due cob Monday 15 August 2022.

Promotion applications must be made on the Application Form and CV provided on this website. These must be submitted electronically in word format to the Promotions Coordinator at promotions@westernsydney.edu.au

You are strongly encouraged to read all of the supporting documentation surrounding Academic Promotions and to also refer to the resources listed on the right hand side of this page under the "Supporting Resources" tab as you complete the required forms.

Membership of the Promotion Committees for 2022

Per the Promotion Procedures, applicants must not contact a member of a Promotions Committee to discuss their application, except to receive official feedback from the Chair or nominee after results have been notified. You will be advised as to who to contact for feedback in your official outcome letter.

Promotion Committee Composition for Round 1 2022 to be advised (PDF, 88.52 KB) (opens in a new window).

Where can I get further information?

Contact Promotions Co-ordinator, Office of People and Success.