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There is no formal promotions process at Oxford but there are a number of ways in which your work can be recognised. Full information is available on the Personnel Services website.

Regrading -  If your responsibilities have grown since you first started your role, it might be appropriate to apply to have your post regraded. Applications can be submitted at any time in the year. Staff are reminded that they need to discuss regrading with their line manager first before they apply.

Reward and Recognition Scheme for Academic-Related and Support Staff recognises outstanding contributions through a salary enhancement or one-off payment. The scheme is run annually and you can self-nominate or be nominated by your manager.

The annual Recognition of Distinction exercise invites Associate Professors and senior researchers to apply for the title of Professor. It is advertised via a circular to departments and applicants are assessed against research, teaching, and good citizenship.

The Careers Service offers 1:1 careers support for DPhils and ECRs. They will help you identify some achievable next steps and to understand how the Careers Service can support you as you proceed. These include a huge variety of events to help you meet people working in sectors where research skills are valued, hands-on programmes to develop your core employability skills and workshops to help you hone your written application and interview techniques.

DPAG Human Resources have put together a Guide to Career Progression leaflet for staff containing more information.