Academic promotions exercise

Academic promotions exercise

Dear Colleagues,

I am pleased to confirm that the 2022 annual academic promotions exercise will be launched on 15 June 2022, with the closing date for applications being 16 September 2022. The main steps in the exercise are detailed below:

2022 Academic Promotions Exercise – timescale


Launch date

15 June 2022

School Information Sessions

20, 22, 27, 29 June 2022

Closing date for applications

16 September 2022

First sub-Committee meetings

October/November/December 2022

Second sub-Committee meetings

February/March 2023

Staff Promotion Committee/notification of outcomes

April 2023

Consider appeals and provide outcomes

By end June 2023

Effective date of successful applications

1 August 2022


The Promotions Procedure, forms and guidance, along with the detailed timetable for the 2022 exercise can be found on this link.


Please take the time to read through the detail and if you have any questions please contact your HR Partner/Advisor for your area.


Information sessions will be delivered online and in-person by HR on the following dates:


20th June 2022, 10am-11.30am – Committee Room 2, Old Aberdeen

22nd June 2022, 2pm-3.30pm - Polwarth 3:052, Foresterhill

27th June 2022, 10am-11.30am (Virtual) – please book via the Course Booking System

29th June 2022, 2pm-3.30pm (Virtual) – please book via the Course Booking System

Best wishes


Karl Leydecker

Senior Vice-Principal


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