Promotion from Lecturer to Senior Lecturer

Applications for promotion to the Senior Lecturer grade may be made annually between 1 May and 31 July, with agreed promotions taking effect from the following 1 September.

Applicants must have:

  • worked for at least a full 12 months as a Lecturer at Oxford Brookes University;
  • had a satisfactory performance development review (PDR) with his/her line manager within the last three months; and
  • made appropriate and satisfactory progress with the First Three Years programme for new members of academic staff.

Application process

Candidates are required to provide the following:

  1. A full CV with publications list (maximum of 8 pages long in minimum of 10pt font with normal margins and no weblinks).
  2. Current Personal Research Plan.
  3. A completed application form including a critical appraisal from the head of department and dean. Applicants should allow sufficient time for the head of department and PVC/Dean to complete their appraisals by the deadline.
  4. These documents should be e-mailed to by 31 July.
  5. The central  Review Panel will consider applications, match the evidence provided against the Senior Lecturer role profile, and make a recommendation to the Vice-Chancellor. The Review Panel comprises members of HR and academics drawn from faculties.
  6. Appeals against a negative decision may be made to the University Grading Appeal Panel. The dates of the panel hearing and deadlines for submission of further evidence will be notified by the Director of Human Resources to the applicant in the letter informing him/her of the decision.

March 2018