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Support for academics

Find out more about our academic community at NTU, including the support we offer to academics at all stages of their careers.

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With eight dynamic and exciting academic schools, world-leading research and award-winning facilities, NTU is a great place for an academic to progress their career. NTU’s thriving academic community is one where you’ll feel truly valued. We know our academics are central to our success as an award-winning university for researching and teaching.

Whether you’re an academic at the start of your career, a senior lecturer or a researcher, NTU is committed to supporting your professional development, developing your skills and recognising your success.

Find out more about our Academic community


Early Career Academic Development Programme

We actively seek, and welcome talented early career academics and have an exciting development programme in place to support your progression, nurture your skills and help you build a highly successful and fulfilling career here at NTU.

Our Early Career Academic Development Programme is a three-year programme for academics in the early stages of their career to support your progression to senior lecturer.

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Senior Lecturer Career Framework

Senior Lecturers make up a significant and valued part of our diverse teaching team. They are fundamental to our success as an award-winning university for research, teaching and graduate outcomes.

As part of the ‘Empowering People’ theme of our strategic plan, we have created an attractive and rewarding development and pay package to recruit, develop and retain top talent. At Nottingham Trent University (NTU) you will benefit from an approach that recognises and rewards outstanding performance, contribution and achievement.

Benefits for staff include accelerated career and pay progression compared to the industry average, support for your career progression, based on clear and transparent expectations and the Senior Lecturer Objectives Bank, a dedicated resource to support you in developing stretching and SMART objectives in a range of areas.

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