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                                   ACADEMIC PROFILE - 2012-13


            Please note the contents of each box are not checklists, they are indicators.


                         FOR PROMOTION TO / APPOINTMENT AS SENIOR LECTURER
1. Research
1.1 Output and Contributions             Successful record of outputs over career or since last
                                             promotion where applicable:
                                              High quality research outputs commensurate with REF
                                                returnability at an international level of excellence
                                              Invited/refereed national and international conference
                                                contributions
                                              Successful knowledge transfer activity

                                                Record of successful contribution to research activity
                                                  Securing external funding appropriate to the area
                                                  Successful PhD supervision
                                                  Relevant professional contributions
                                                  Record of successful entrepreneurial activity
                                                  Productive external collaborations
                                                  Evidence of academic/economic /societal impact

2. Education
2.1 Performance and Professional                 Performance and development:
    Development                                    HEA* Membership/PGCHET (or equivalent)
                                                   Attendance at relevant courses
                                                   Teaching Awards

                                                 Contribution:
                                                   Evidence of an effective engagement with students leading to
                                                     enhanced student experience
                                                   Development of new modules/pathways
                                                   Innovative methodologies/pedagogy
                                                   Subject text book
                                                   Contributes appropriately to the teaching load of the unit
                                                   Contributes to student experience

                                                      Evidence of good teaching:
                                                      Positive peer reviews
                                                      Support from external examiners
                                                      Good student evaluations

2.2 Management                                        Curriculum/Pathway Review
                                                      Module/Year/Programme Co-ordinator
                                                      Adviser of Studies
                                                      Examinations Officer
                                                      Subject review responsibility
                                             2

2.3 Leadership                                  School Education/Learning and Teaching Committee
                                                Contribution to teacher training courses
                                                Scarce technical/subject expertise
                                                Significant contribution to postgraduate taught course
                                                 development

3. Academic Leadership and Good Citizenship
                                           Successful contribution to School Management:
                                             Budgetary responsibilities
                                             Support staff supervisor
                                             School representative on University committees
                                             Substantial contribution to School Management
                                             Mentoring/training of colleagues

                                            Successful contribution to School Plan/University Targets:
                                              Contribution to student recruitment, nationally and
                                                internationally
                                              FE/Schools Access and Outreach activities
                                              Pastoral responsibilities
                                              Income generation

                                            Roles External to the School:
                                              Contribution to STDU training courses
                                              Recognised University roles/committee service
                                              University recruitment panels
                                              Expert work for the University
                                              Official University representative



* HEA (Higher Education Academy)




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                                 ACADEMIC PROFILE - 2012-13

             Please note the contents of each box are not checklists, they are indicators.

                   FOR PROMOTION TO / APPOINTMENT AS SENIOR TEACHING FELLOW
                                    (non-research contracted staff only)
1. Scholarship (non-research contracted staff only)
1.1 Output and Contributions                    Successful record of outputs over career or since last
                                                    promotion where applicable:
                                                Track record of peer-reviewed publications on scholarship of
                                                    education consistent with a national and emerging
                                                    international reputation
                                                Invited / refereed national and international conference papers
                                                Writing practice manuals for external use
                                                Publication of professional materials
                                                Successful knowledge transfer activity

                                                  Record of successful contribution to Scholarly Activity:
                                                    Securing external funding
                                                    Productive external collaborations
                                                    Professional, discipline-related activities that benefit the
                                                      University
                                                    Relevant professional contributions
                                                    Specialised consultancy
                                                    Delivering professional training courses
                                                    Record of successful entrepreneurial activity
                                                    Evidence of academic / economic / societal impact
                                                    Publication of teaching materials and evidence that these are
                                                      used on a significant scale outside the University, especially in
                                                      research-intensive universities
                                                    Evidence of an external reputation through invitations to
                                                      deliver teaching or external examining in comparable
                                                      research-intensive institutions
                                                    Editorial work for journals on scholarship of education

2. Education
2.1 Performance and Professional                  Performance and Development
     Development                                    HEA* Membership/PGCHET (or equivalent)
                                                    Teaching Awards
                                                    Completed higher degree

                                                  Contribution:
                                                    Appropriate contribution in teaching, through breadth or range
                                                      of modules/levels, in accordance with School workload model
                                                    Proven and sustained track record of successful teaching at
                                                      the levels appropriate for the post
                                                    Evidence of successful application to teaching and learning of
                                                      the latest research and scholarship (both in the substantive
                                                      area of the subject being taught and in the scholarship of
                                                      education)
                                                    Significant contribution to curriculum development e.g.
                                                      development of new modules/pathways
                                                    Evidence of an effective engagement with students, leading to
                                                      enhanced student experience
                                                    Innovative methodologies/pedagogy
                                                    Subject text book
                                                    Evidence of CPD
                                                    Contribution to the development and delivery of the School’s
                                                      Education Strategy

                                                  Evidence of good teaching:
                                                    Positive peer reviews
                                                    Support from external examiners
                                                    Good student evaluations
                                             2

2.2 Management                                  Adviser of Studies
                                                Examinations Officer
                                                Subject review responsibility

2.3 Leadership                                  Leadership at programme level, e.g. programme coordinator,
                                                 year coordinator or equivalent
                                                School Education/Learning and Teaching Committee
                                                Contribution to teacher training courses
                                                Mentoring/training of colleagues
                                                Scarce technical/subject expertise
                                                Significant contribution to postgraduate taught course
                                                 development

3. Academic Leadership and Good Citizenship
                                           Successful contribution to School Management:
                                             Budgetary responsibilities
.                                            Support staff supervisor
                                             School representative on University committees

                                            Successful contribution to School Plan/University Targets:
                                              Contribution to student recruitment, nationally and
                                                internationally
                                              FE/Schools Access and Outreach Activities
                                              Pastoral responsibilities
                                              Income generation

                                            Roles External to the School:
                                              Contribution to STDU training courses
                                              Recognised University roles
                                              University recruitment panels
                                              Expert work for the University
                                              Official University representative
                                              Engagement with learned societies or professional bodies in
                                                 curriculum development, enhancement of teaching and
                                                 learning, scholarship of education, etc


* HEA (Higher Education Academy)




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                                    ACADEMIC PROFILE - 2012-13

               Please note the contents of each box are not checklists, they are indicators.

                                 FOR PROMOTION TO / APPOINTMENT AS READER
1. Research
1.1 Output and Contributions                       Successful record of outputs over career and since last
                                                    promotion where applicable
                                                     High quality research outputs commensurate with REF
                                                        returnability at an international level of excellence
                                                     Invited/refereed national and international conference
                                                        presentations
                                                     Successful knowledge transfer activity

                                                   Record of successful contribution to research activity
                                                     Record of obtaining peer reviewed external funding
                                                        appropriate to area
                                                     Record of successful delivery as Principal Investigator of peer-
                                                        reviewed, funded research projects, appropriate to area
                                                        Successful PhD supervision as first supervisor
                                                     Relevant professional contributions
                                                     Record of successful entrepreneurial activity
                                                     Productive external collaboration
                                                     Evidence of academic/economic/societal impact

1.2 Leadership                                           National and international conference organisation
                                                         Mentoring/training/management of colleagues
                                                         Member of significant external research group(s)
                                                         School Research Committee

1.3 Standing                                             Invited referee for external research applications
                                                         Referee for external publications
                                                         External consultancies
                                                         Major journal editorship
                                                         Member of editorial board
                                                         International committee membership

2. Education
2.1 Performance and Professional                    Performance development:
    Development                                       HEA* Membership/PGCHET (or equivalent)
                                                      Attendance at relevant courses
                                                      Teaching Awards

                                                    Contribution:
                                                      Evidence of an effective engagement with students, leading to
                                                        enhanced student experience
                                                      Development of new modules/pathways
                                                      Innovative methodologies/pedagogy
                                                      Subject text book
                                                      Contributes appropriately to the teaching load of the unit
                                                      Contributes to student experience

                                                         Evidence of good teaching:
                                                         Positive peer reviews
                                                         Support from external examiners
                                                         Good teaching evaluations
                                              2

2.2 Management                                   Curriculum/Pathway Review
                                                 Module/Year/Programme Co-ordinator
                                                 Adviser of Studies
                                                 Examinations Officer
                                                 Subject review responsibility

2.3 Leadership                                   School Education/Learning and Teaching Committee
                                                 Contribution to teacher training courses
                                                 Scarce technical/subject expertise
                                                 Significant contribution to postgraduate taught course
                                                  development

3. Academic Leadership and Good Citizenship
                                           Successful contribution to School Management:
                                             Budgetary responsibilities
                                             Support staff supervisor
                                             School representative on University committees
                                             Substantial contribution to School Management eg. Director of
                                               Education/Director of Research
                                             Mentoring/training of colleagues

                                             Successful contribution to School Plan/University Targets:
                                               Contribution to student recruitment, nationally and
                                                 internationally
                                               FE/Schools Access and Outreach activities
                                               Pastoral responsibilities
                                               Income generation

                                             Roles external to the School:
                                               Contribution to STDU training courses
                                               Recognised University roles/committee service
                                               University recruitment panels
                                               Expert work for the University
                                               Official University representative



* HEA (Higher Education Academy)




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                                                                                                SECTION 7




                                    ACADEMIC PROFILE - 2012-13

               `Please note the contents of each box are not checklists, they are indicators.


                           FOR PROMOTION TO / APPOINTMENT AS PROFESSOR
1. Research
1.1 Output and Contributions             Successful and sustained record of outputs of international
                                          excellence over career and since last promotion where
                                          applicable
                                           High quality research outputs commensurate with REF
                                               returnability at international level of excellence
                                           Invited/refereed national and international conference
                                               presentations
                                           Successful knowledge transfer activity

                                                   Record of successful and sustained contribution to research
                                                    activity:
                                                     Record of obtaining peer reviewed external funding
                                                        appropriate to area
                                                     Record of successful delivery as Principal Investigator of peer-
                                                        reviewed, funded research projects, appropriate to area
                                                     Sustained successful PhD supervision as first supervisor
                                                     Relevant professional contributions
                                                     Record of successful entrepreneurial activity
                                                     Productive external collaboration
                                                     Evidence of academic/economic/societal impact

1.2 Leadership                                         National and international conference organisation
                                                       Member of significant external research group(s)
                                                       School Research Committee

1.3 Standing                                           Member of appointing committee for external appointments
                                                       Invited assessor for major grant awarding bodies
                                                       National and international subject association executive
                                                       International expert in subject field
                                                       External examining
                                                       Member of Research council college and committees
                                                       REF panel member
                                                       Member or Fellow of prestigious national/international learned
                                                        society
                                                       Keynote International Conference speaker
                                                       International committee membership

2. Education
2.1 Performance and Professional                   Performance and development:
    Development                                      HEA* Membership/PGCHET (or equivalent)
                                                     Attendance at relevant courses
                                                     Teaching Awards

                                                   Contribution:
                                                     Evidence of an effective engagement with students, leading to
                                                       enhanced student experience
                                                     Development of new modules/pathways
                                                     Innovative methodologies/pedagogy
                                                     Subject text book
                                                     Contributes appropriately to the teaching load of the unit
                                                     Contributes to student experience

                                                   Evidence of good teaching:
                                                     Positive peer reviews
                                                     Support from external
                                                     Good teaching evaluations
                                              2

2.2 Management                                   Curriculum/Pathway Review
                                                 Module/Year/Programme Co-ordinator
                                                 Adviser of Studies
                                                 Examinations Officer
                                                 Subject review responsibility

2.3 Leadership                                   School Education/ Learning and Teaching Committee
                                                 Contribution to teacher training courses
                                                 Scarce technical/subject expertise
                                                 Significant contribution to postgraduate taught course
                                                  development

3. Academic Leadership and Good Citizenship
                                          Successful and sustained contribution to School
                                           Management:
                                            Budgetary responsibilities
                                            Support staff supervisor
                                            School representative on University committees
                                            Substantial contribution to School Management eg. Director of
                                              Education/Director of Research
                                            Mentoring/training/management of colleagues

                                            Successful and sustained contribution to School Plan/
                                             University Targets:
                                              Contribution to student recruitment, nationally and
                                                 internationally
                                              FE/Schools Access and Outreach activities
                                              Income generation

                                            Roles external to the School:
                                              Contribution to STDU training courses
                                              Recognised University roles/committee service
                                              University recruitment panels
                                              Expert work for the University
                                              Official University representative


* HEA (Higher Education Academy)




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                                                                                            SECTION 7




                                 ACADEMIC PROFILE - 2012-13


            Please note the contents of each box are not checklists, they are indicators.

                  FOR PROMOTION TO / APPOINTMENT AS PROFESSOR (EDUCATION)
1. Scholarship
1.1 Output and Contributions           Successful and sustained record of outputs of international
                                        excellence over career and since last promotion where
                                        applicable:
                                         High quality pedagogical and/or subject related publications
                                            of international standard contributing to the conceptual
                                            and/or practical development of the discipline
                                         Scholarly publications and conference presentations
                                         Invited/refereed national/international conference
                                            presentations
                                         Publication of highly-regarded text books or teaching
                                            materials and evidence that they are used in comparable
                                            research-intensive institutions nationally and, where
                                            appropriate, internationally
                                         Consultancy reports, at regional or national level, as
                                            appropriate
                                         Engagement with educational issues at international level
                                            e.g. membership of national/international committees
                                            associated with educational development of subject
                                         Writing practice manuals for external use
                                         Publication of professional materials
                                         Successful knowledge transfer activity

                                               Successful and sustained contribution to scholarly activity
                                                 Record of obtaining external funding appropriate to the area
                                                 Textbook/teaching materials in wide external use
                                                 Specialised consultancy
                                                 Delivering professional training courses
                                                 Relevant professional contributions
                                                 Record of successful entrepreneurial activity
                                                 Evidence of academic / economic / societal impact

1.2 Leadership                                      External funding for pedagogical projects
                                                    Education/training committees of professional bodies
                                                    Specialised external consultancy e.g. QAA assessor
                                                    Major conference presentations
                                                    External collaborations leading to major pedagogical
                                                     developments
                                                    Leadership of national bodies concerned with the
                                                     development of teaching and learning
                                        2

1.3 Standing                               Internationally recognised for pedagogy
                                           National Teaching awards
                                           Member of national/international committees associated with
                                            pedagogical research
                                           National and international subject association executive
                                           International expert in subject field
                                           External examining
                                           Member or Fellow of prestigious national/international
                                            learned society
                                           Keynote Internal Conference Speaker
                                           Invitations to give keynote addresses on teaching and
                                            learning to well-regarded international conferences or to
                                            organise such conferences
                                           Evidence of sustained ability to attract significant new clients
                                            and/or repeat business for executive education or CPD
                                           Evidence of providing advice on teaching and learning to
                                            other comparable providers of university education including
                                            executive education and CPD
                                           Influence on national debates on teaching and learning
                                           International profile in subject education
                                           Active role in national/international subject associations
                                            and/or professional bodies

2. Education
2.1 Performance and Professional      Performance and Development:
    Development                         HEA* Membership/PGCHET (or equivalent)
                                        Teaching awards

                                      Contribution:
                                        Appropriate contribution in teaching through breadth or
                                          range of modules/levels, in accordance with School
                                          workload model
                                        A successful and sustained record of innovative application
                                          to teaching and learning practice of latest research and
                                          scholarship, both in the substantive area of the discipline
                                          being taught and in pedagogy and evidence of its impact on
                                          the student experience
                                        Proven and sustained track record of successful teaching at
                                          the levels appropriate for the post
                                        Leadership role in developing an effective engagement with
                                          students, leading to enhanced student experience
                                        Development of new modules/pathways
                                        Innovative methodologies/pedagogy
                                        Contributes to student experience
                                        Evidence of beneficial effects (e.g. more recruitment of
                                          students, improved student satisfaction, time saving for staff)
                                        Evidence of CPD

                                      Evidence of good teaching:
                                        Internal teaching awards
                                        Excellent student evaluations
                                        Positive peer review
                                        University teaching awards

2.2 Management                             Substantial contribution to management of education e.g.
                                            Director of Education / Programme Director / Adviser of
                                            Studies / Examinations Officer / Programme Co-ordinator
                                           Subject review responsibility
                                           Management within national initiatives e.g. CETLs
                                           Responsible for major developments in the School
                                            Education Strategy
                                             3

2.3 Leadership                                  University contribution to education training and
                                                 development
                                                Mentoring of junior colleagues
                                                Research training module design/delivery
                                                External collaborative projects in teaching
                                                Lead co-ordinator in professional accreditation
                                                Education/training committees of professional bodies
                                                Leadership role in the development of the education
                                                 provision of the School, through contribution to curriculum
                                                 development
                                                Evidence of providing, or demonstrable potential to provide
                                                 academic leadership, development, mentoring and career
                                                 management advice for colleagues, research assistants and
                                                 students in the area of teaching and learning

3. Academic Leadership and Good Citizenship
                                        Successful and sustained contribution to School
.                                          Management:
                                            Budgetary responsibilities
                                            Support staff supervisor
                                            School representative on University committees
                                            Involvement in SMB, promotional panels, appraisal

                                           Successful and sustained contribution to School
                                            Plan/University Targets:
                                             Leadership role in student recruitment, nationally and
                                                internationally
                                             FE/Schools Access and Outreach activities
                                             Major pastoral responsibilities
                                             Income generation

                                           Roles external to the School:
                                             Contribution to STDU training courses
                                             Recognised University roles
                                             University recruitment panels
                                             Expert work for the University
                                             Official University representative
                                             Leadership and management roles outside the School,
                                                member of University committees, subject review and
                                                accreditation panels




* HEA (Higher Education Academy)




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