Academic Promotion Mentors


The following list of mentors, who are previous successful applicants or self nominated professoriate mentors, are available to provide guidance and support through the application process to academic staff who intend to submit an Academic Promotion application. Please feel free to contact any of the following mentors to assist you with your application.

Promotions to Lecturer (Level B)

MARCS Institute

Dr Sandra Garrido (opens in a new window) Postdoctoral Research Fellow, MARCS Institute

School of Built Environment

Dr Brendan Kirkland (opens in a new window) Academic Course Adviser, School of Computing, Engineering and Mathematics

School of Computer, Data and Mathematical Sciences

Ms Simi Bajaj (opens in a new window) Academic Course Adviser, School of Computing, Engineering and Mathematics

School of Engineering

Dr Nariman Saeed (opens in a new window) Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Centre for Infrastructure Engineering

Dr Zhu Pan (opens in a new window) Lecturer, Centre for Infrastructure Engineering

School of Health Sciences

Dr Nicole Peel (opens in a new window) Lecturer, Health Sciences

School of Humanities and Communication Arts

Dr Greg Hughes (opens in a new window) Lecturer, Design

School of Medicine

Dr Jerry Zhou (opens in a new window) Research Fellow, School of Medicine

School of Nursing and Midwifery

Ms Kate O'Reilly (opens in a new window) Lecturer, School of Nursing and Midwifery

School of Social Sciences

Dr Alanna Kamp (opens in a new window) Lecturer, School of Social Sciences

Promotions to Senior Lecturer (Level C)

Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment

Dr Catriona Macdonald (opens in a new window)

Dr Jonathan Plett (opens in a new window)

Dr Paul Rymer (opens in a new window)

MARCS Institute

Dr Andrew Milne (opens in a new window) Senior Research Fellowship

School of Business

Dr Aila Khan (opens in a new window)

Dr Neil Perry (opens in a new window) Research Lecturer

School of Computer, Data and Mathematical Sciences

Dr Rodrigo Calheiros (opens in a new window) Senior Lecturer in ICT

Dr Chun Ruan (opens in a new window)

Dr Tomas Trescak (opens in a new window)

School of Education

Dr Lynde Tan (opens in a new window) Senior Lecturer

School of Health Sciences

Dr Kristy Coxon (opens in a new window) Occupational Therapy

Dr Emma George (opens in a new window) Senior Lecturer and Course Adviser

Dr Freya MacMillan (opens in a new window) Senior Lecturer

Dr Bonnie Pang (opens in a new window) Senior Lecturer, Health and Physical Education

School of Humanities and Communication Arts

Dr Ben Etherington (opens in a new window) Research Lecturer, English

School of Medicine

Dr Kate McBride (opens in a new window) Senior Lecturer

School of Science

Dr Christopher Jones (opens in a new window) Senior Lecturer, Medical Science

School of Psychology

Dr Jeff Foster (opens in a new window) Senior Lecturer

Dr Tania Perich (opens in a new window) Senior Lecturer

Dr Michele Wiese (opens in a new window) Senior Lecturer

School of Social Sciences and Psychology

Dr Jenna Condi (opens in a new window) Senior lecturer in Digital Research & Online Social Analysis

Dr Hong-Jae Park (opens in a new window) Senior Lecturer in Social Work

Dr Ana Rodas (opens in a new window) Senior Lecturer in Criminology and Policing

Dr Hayley Saul (opens in a new window) Senior Lecturer in Heritage and Tourism

Promotions to Associate Professor (Level D)

Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment

Associate Professor Scott Johnson (opens in a new window) Area for advice - past successful promotion applicant

Associate Professor Justin Welbergen (opens in a new window) Area for advice - past successful promotion applicant

Institute for Culture and Society

Associate Professor Philippa Collin (opens in a new window) Area for advice - past successful promotion applicant

Associate Professor Karen Soldatic (opens in a new window) Area for advice - past successful promotion applicant

MARCS Institute

Associate Professor Mark Antoniou (opens in a new window) Area for advice - past successful promotion applicant

Associate Professor Paul Breen (opens in a new window) Area for advice - past successful promotion applicant

Associate Professor Gaetano Gargiulo (opens in a new window) Area for advice - past successful promotion applicant

NICM Health Research Institute

Associate Professor Genevieve Steiner (opens in a new window) NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellow,

School of Built Environment

Associate Professor Yingbin Feng (opens in a new window) Area for advice - past successful promotion applicant

School of Business

Associate Professor Ann Dadich (opens in a new window) Area for advice - past successful promotion applicant

School of Computer, Data and Mathematical Sciences

Associate Professor Ana Hol (opens in a new window) Area for advice - All areas of Promotion

Associate Professor Bahman Javadi (opens in a new window) Area for advice - past successful promotion applicant

School of Education

Associate Professor Jinghe Han (opens in a new window) Area for advice - past successful promotion applicant

Associate Professor Loshini Naidoo (opens in a new window) Area for advice - Teaching and Learning, Research

School of Engineering

Associate Professor Samanthika Liyanapathirana (opens in a new window) Area for advice - All areas of Promotion

Associate Professor Surendra Shrestha (opens in a new window) Area for advice - Teaching and Learning, Scholarship, Governance and Service

Associate Professor Ming Zhao (opens in a new window) Area for advice - Teaching and Learning, Research, Scholarship and Service

School of Health Sciences

Associate Professor Dafna Merom (opens in a new window) Area for advice - all areas of promotion

School of Humanities and Communication Arts

Associate Professor Sally Macarthur (opens in a new window) Area for advice - past successful promotion applicant

School of Law

Associate Professor Daud Hassan (opens in a new window) Area for advice - Research, Scholarship, Governance and Service

School of Medicine

Associate Professor Penny Abbott (opens in a new window) Area for advice - Teaching and Learning, Research, Governance and Service

Associate Professor Slade Jensen (opens in a new window) Area for advice - Teaching and Learning, Research, Governance and Service

Associate Professor Mourad Tayebi (opens in a new window) Area for advice - Teaching and Learning, Research, Governance and Service

School of Nursing and Midwifery

Associate Professor Kath Peters (opens in a new window) Area for advice - all areas of promotion

Associate Professor Lucie Ramjan (opens in a new window) Area for advice - past successful promotion applicant

Associate Professor Nathan Wilson (opens in a new window) Area for advice - past successful promotion applicant

School of Psychology

Associate Professor Nida Denson (opens in a new window) Area for advice - past successful promotion applicant

Associate Professor Michael Tyler (opens in a new window) Area for advice - all areas of promotion

School of Science

Associate Professor Ricky Spencer (opens in a new window) Area for advice - all areas of promotion

Associate Professor Zulfan Tadjoeddin (opens in a new window) Area for advice - past successful promotion applicant

School of Social Sciences and Psychology

Associate Professor Alphia Possamai-Inesedy (opens in a new window) Area for advice - all areas of promotion

Associate Professor Emma Waterton (opens in a new window) Area for advice - all areas of promotion

Promotions to Professor (Level E)

Graduate Research School

Professor James Arvanitakis (opens in a new window) Area for advice - all areas of promotion

Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment

Professor Sally Power (opens in a new window) Area for advice - past successful applicant. Research, Governance and Service

Professor David Tissue (opens in a new window) Area for advice - all areas of promotion

Institute for Culture and Society

Professor Megan Watkins (opens in a new window) Area for advice - past successful applicant.

MARCS Institute

Professor Roger Dean (opens in a new window) Area for advice - all areas of promotion

Professor Paola Escudero (opens in a new window) Area for advice - past successful promotion applicant

Professor Peter Keller (opens in a new window) Area for advice - Research, Scholarship

NICM Health Research Institute

Professor Chun Guang Li (opens in a new window) Area for advice - Research

School of Built Environment

Professor Vivian Tam (opens in a new window) Area for advice - all areas of promotion

School of Business

Professor Suzan Burton (opens in a new window) Area for advice - all areas of promotion

School of Computer, Data and Mathematical Sciences

Professor Roozbeh Hazrat (opens in a new window) Area for advice - past successful promotion applicant

School of Education

Professor Tonia Gray (opens in a new window) Area for advice - past successful promotion applicant

Professor Kathryn Holmes(opens in a new window) Area for advice - all areas of promotion

School of Engineering

Professor Ataur Rahman (opens in a new window) Area for advice - past successful promotion applicant

School of Humanities and Communication Arts

Professor Juan Francisco Salazar (opens in a new window) Area for advice - past successful promotion applicant

Professor David Tait (opens in a new window) Area for advice - Teaching and Learning, Research

School of Law

Professor Steven Freeland (opens in a new window) Area for advice - all areas of promotion

School of Medicine

Professor Wendy Hu (opens in a new window) Area for advice - all areas of promotion

Professor Tim Karl (opens in a new window) Area for advice - past successful applicant.

Professor Jane Ussher (opens in a new window) Area for advice - all areas of promotion

School of Nursing and Midwifery

Professor Hannah Dahlen (opens in a new window) Area for advice - Research, Scholarship,Governance and Service

Professor Sheree Smith (opens in a new window) Area for advice - all areas of promotion

School of Psychology

Professor Craig McGarty (opens in a new window) Area for advice - all areas of promotion

School of Science

Professor Janice Aldrich-Wright (opens in a new window) Area for advice - all areas of promotion

Professor Vijay Jayasena (opens in a new window) Area for advice - all areas of promotion

Professor Basant Maheshwari (opens in a new window) Area for advice - Research, Scholarship, Governance and Service

School of Social Sciences and Psychology

Professor Debbie Horsfall (opens in a new window) Area for advice - all areas of promotion

Professor Andre Renzaho (opens in a new window)

Area for advice - Research, Scholarship, Governance and Service