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Academic, Research and Teaching Fellows Promotions

Introduction Academic Staff Promotions Research Staff Promotions Teaching Fellows Promotions Senior Promotions Process
      Process | Criteria  



Process for progression to Senior Teaching Fellow (grade 8)

Regrading from Teaching Fellow (grade 7) to Senior Teaching Fellow(grade 8) can be considered at any time either on the Head of Department's*1 positive recommendation or following direct application by the individual. Local variations in practice exist to promote equitable treatment for staff, including in SLMS – where applications are reviewed at fixed points in the year. Staff should consult their Faculty Intranet pages for details.

The regrading form is available here.

Specification of material to be provided by the candidate to the Head of Department:

The Head of Department*1 should then assess the case using the criteria in section 1 above. Once agreed s/he should write to HR Consultancy Services requesting formal confirmation of the promotion. When financial approval has been verified (for any grant funded cases), Human Resources will send a new contract to the individual and arrange for payroll action to be taken.

Process for promotion to Principal Teaching Fellow (grade 9):

Proposals for promotion to Principal Teaching Fellow (grade 9) are incorporated into the annual Senior Promotions exercise.  

The Senior Promotions Process Document defines the process to be followed and the timetable for the complete exercise.

*1The Head of Department (HoD) is a generic UCL title for those who report directly to the Faculty Deans and includes Divisional and Institute Directors for the School of Life and Medical Sciences (SLMS)