Academic staff pathways

The academic staff pathways are as follows:

The pathways diagram (Academic career pathway diagram (PDF, 119kB)) shows the three pathways and roles, including accepted progression and promotion routes.

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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