Academic staff pathways
The academic staff pathways are as follows:
- Pathway One is the pathway for academic staff whose responsibilities encompass both research and teaching.
- Pathway Two is the pathway for academic staff whose main focus is research.
- Pathway Three is the pathway for academic staff whose responsibilities are primarily to cover essential teaching, educational needs and, for more senior grades, pedagogic research.
The clinical career pathways are sub-sets, almost invariably of either Pathways One or Three, and cover all staff whose contractual duties include the undertaking of clinical duties but which otherwise are the same as one of the pathways above. Except as required to be modified by the performance of those clinical duties, the clinical career pathways and the clinical role profiles will be based on and contain the same provisions as those three pathways, and so do not need separate identification.
Movement between pathways:
There is no right to move between pathways, in any direction, even by way of a ‘sideways movement’ to the same level. However, there may be certain circumstances where movement may be possible, in which case the relevant processes will apply.
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