Manual of Policies and Procedures

B/4.11 New Professors Scheme

Contact Officer

Associate Director, Human Resources (Workplace Relations)

Approval Date

04/03/2008

Approval Authority

Vice-Chancellor and President

Date of Next Review

01/07/2011

4.11.1 New Professors Scheme grant
4.11.2 Eligibility
4.11.3 Grant expenditure
Related Documents
Modification History

4.11.1 New Professors Scheme grant

As an initiative of the Vice-Chancellor and President, new professors in the University are eligible for a one-off grant of $25 000 which may be used for a specific project or projects within the University. Amounts in excess of this may be authorised under exceptional circumstances at the discretion of the Vice-Chancellor and President.

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4.11.2 Eligibility

Staff appointed to the level of professor in the University, and who have not previously held this position at the University, are eligible to receive a New Professors Scheme grant. Appointment may be as a result of a recruitment process, a promotion process or an appointment by invitation.

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4.11.3 Grant expenditure

Expenditure of the grant must be seen to benefit the grant recipient's professional development and the faculty / institute to which the recipient belongs. A brief project proposal must be submitted and approved by the relevant executive dean / executive director before grant funds can be expended. Examples for which the grant may be used include purchase of equipment, or hiring of staff to facilitate the project.

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Related Documents

MOPP B/4.2 Selection and appointment

MOPP B/5.3 Promotion for academic staff

MOPP G/5 Expenditure

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Modification History

Date

Sections

Source

Details

04.03.08

All

Vice-Chancellor

Revised and renumbered policy (formerly B/12.8)

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