DORA is committed to supporting the development of new policies and practices for responsible research assessment. This tool compiles searchable criteria, hiring standards, review, promotion, and tenure from academic institutions.

Institution Profile: Utrecht University

LocationNetherlands
Type of InstitutionComprehensive University or equivalent
Academic DisciplinesDiscipline non-specified

• As of 1 August 2021, Utrecht University revised its criteria for promotion to full professorship around a new academic careers model called TRIPLE.
• The Utrecht University TRIPLE model emphasizes high performance not only against research performance criteria, but also in leadership, team spirit, impact, education and professional performance.
• To become full professor, a candidate must demonstrate a proven track record to a peer review committee in at least three of the TRIPLE domains.
• Candidates must submit a narrative statement in which they set-out their merits in respect three or more dimensions of the Triple model.
• Candidates are dissuaded from including H-Indexes and Journal Impact Factors in their narrative statements.

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