Reconigition and Rewards

A 2023 guide from University of Gronigen on staff regognition. It describes several challenges in asessing faculty and emphasizes they will use a mix of quntitative and qualitative assessments.

Research Assessment

An undated set of guidelines from ETH Zurich on how to assess research. It describes signing DORA and how it implemented its principles, notably by requiring qualitative criteria.

Principles to promote responsible use of research metrics

After signing DORA in 2019, the University of Oxford adopted ten principles to promote responsible use of research metrics in its recruitment and renewal processes as well as in the institutional Research Excellence Framework assessments.

Senior Academic Promotions Procedure: Procedure no. 57

Trinity College has updated their senior academic promotions procedure which aims to ensure fairness, transparency, and equality of opportunity regarding promotion procedure. This resource outlines this procedure and notes Trinity College’s expectation to expand their contributions to education and research over time.

Senior Academic Promotions Call 2020

Guidelines for senior academic promotion policy at Trinity College have been established. This doucment provides examples of the criteria to be considered in a candidate’s potential promotion at Trinity College.

Promotion Profile and Procedure for Professor 1

This document describes new criteria and procedure for promotion to full professorship at Utrecht University. The change is part of a wider reform ‘Recognition and Rewards’ and is built around Utrecht’s new academic careers model called TRIPLE, which stands for team spirit, research, impact, professional performance, leadership and education, i.e. areas that the new assessment system is meant to value more systematically than before.

Policy on Promotion and Appointment to Reader and Professor

This is a policy document from the University of Portsmouth outlining the promotion criteria for promotion to associate professor and promotion to professor. Criteria and processes are clearly outlined, emphasizing the importance of applicants demonstrating impact across a range of attributes of academic leadership and citizenship that are outlined in a contribution matrix.

Academic Promotions Framework: Version for 2023 promotion round

This is a webpage from the University of Bristol that transparently outlines promotions practices for Associate Professors and Professors. The webpage contains information for candidates and reviewers, in addition to the University’s Academic Promotions Framework, which recognizes a broad range of academic outputs for promotion.

Report of the DORA Working Group

Imperial College London signed DORA in 2017 and created a DORA working group. This report outlines the working group’s terms of reference, goals, and recommendations for implementing responsible assessment practices.