Promotion - Clinical title

Clinical Title refers to individuals who contribute some expertise and experience to the school to support research or creative activity, education and service activities of the University.

Please read the instructions carefully, clinical title promotion processes are different to those of full titles. Any title is for a fixed-term period and the application must be submitted at least three to six months before the previous term ends.

Promotion applications to Clinical Levels B-D

You will need to:

  1. Complete the Application Form provided. 
  2. Discuss your application with your Medical School academic supervisor as well as your clinical supervisor. Both supervisors will be required to complete the endorsement section of the Application Form. 
  3. Provide:
    • Details of two referees.
    • Details of your planned participation in the Medical School's teaching and research activities.  Refer to the Application Form for examples.
    • An up-to-date copy of your Curriculum Vitae. Please use the template provided. It is helpful to include an evaluation of your teaching and research activities or any other evidence you consider important to draw to the Committee's attention.
    • Evidence of your performance review with your academic supervisor. For this, please use the ANU e-form system in conjunction with the Honorary Academic (Clinicians) Personal Development Review Form. 
  4. Submit your Application Form via the button at the top of the page.

Outcome

Once received, the renewal application will be considered by the Medical School Appointment, Renewal and Promotion Committee. The decision on clinical title Levels B-D will be made by the Director of the Medical School on advice from the committee at its next meeting and you will be advised in writing of the outcome within a month.

A list of clinicians who have been successful in their promotion application to Clinical Levels B-D will be sent to the Medical School Senior Faculty Executive and the Dean of the ANU College of Health and Medicine.

 

Promotion applications to Clinical Level E

You will need to:

  1. Complete the Application Form provided. 
  2. Discuss your application with your Medical School academic supervisor as well as your clinical supervisor. Both supervisors will be required to complete the endorsement section of the Application Form. 
  3. Provide:
    • Details of two referees.
    • Details of your planned participation in the Medical School's teaching and research activities.  Refer to the Application Form for examples.
    • An up-to-date copy of your Curriculum Vitae. Please use the template provided. It is helpful to include an evaluation of your teaching and research activities or any other evidence you consider important to draw to the Committee's attention.
    • Evidence of your performance review with your academic supervisor. For this, please use the ANU e-form system in conjunction with the Honorary Academic (Clinicians) Personal Development Review Form. 
  4. Submit your Application Form via the button at the top of the page.

Outcome

The Director of the Medical School on advice from the Medical School Appointment, Renewal and Promotion Committee will make a recommendation to the Vice-Chancellor to support or refute the application to clinical title Level E. 

An interview with the Medical School Appointment, Renewal and Promotion Committee may be required to make a decision on the recommendation.

Once the Vice-Chancellor has considered your application, you will be notified of the outcome. 

 

Outlining teaching and research activities 

Be as specific as you can when outlining previous teaching and research activities.

For teaching contributions, provide details on the number of lectures/workshops you have given, information on university committee membership, involvement in curriculum or course development, review, etc.

For research contributions, provide details of funding received, presentations at conferences, invitations to conferences and other institutions, membership of committees, assessing funding applications, etc.

For details please see the Honorary Academic Title Performance and Promotion Indicators which set out the expectations required of honorary academic staff members at each level of appointment in the ANU Medical School.

 

Statement regarding achievements relative to opportunity

The ANU is an equal opportunity employer. It may be relevant to also prepare a statement regarding your achievements relative to opportunity.

This statement is very important if your academic contributions have been affected by caring responsibilities, chronic illness, disability, prolonged leave, fractional full time equivalent work or significant clinical/managerial loads in your roles, etc.

You should also list your type of appointment, describe how many hours you work, and how much of that is designated for academic work (teaching or research).