University of Birmingham Grading System

By | 19th April 2017

University of Birmingham Grading System

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Grading and banding

The University employs support staff on bands 100 to 500 and academic and related staff on grades 6 to 10.

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Academic promotions

Regrading for research staff on grades 6 and 7

Researchers on grades 6 and 7 (Research Associate/Research Fellow I) can apply for progression to the next grade at any time by submitting an application to their Head of School. Similarly, the Head of School may initiate a proposal for these role-holders to progress to grade 7 or 8.

There is, additionally, an annual timetable for considering applications for regrading these staff.

Where a researcher is on the top point of grade 7, their position must be reviewed annually to consider their suitability for progression to grade 8.


Generic role descriptions