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Staff Members’ Promotion Rules

Applying conditions for the scientific committees

1-The applicant for appointment to the rank of assistant professor or professor must held the previous rank for at least five years, and the applicant’s paper may be accepted three months before the completion of the prescribed period at most.

  1. He must have attended faculty development courses, or their alternatives, as determined by the Supreme Council of Universities.
  2. In the application, which is transferred to the committee by the dean of the college from which the member is applying, the applicant shall specify the specialization in which he wishes to obtain a scientific degree, attached by  his  scientific publishing or accepted scientific production for publication, which he has after obtaining his last academic degree, and what he has supervised from master’s and PHD theses that have been approved, and the total scientific production is added to it in case of applying for a professor’s degree. The university and the college, from which the member is applying, submit a report evaluating his remarkable scientific and social activity and his outstanding works in the college or institute (Appendix No. 1 specifies the papers and documents accompanying the scientific production submitted to the Scientific Committee).
  3. A faculty member who is seconded externally or internally or on a scientific mission or a leave for accompanying the spouse, and who has a valid approval from his university, can submit his paper to the scientific committees with a letter from the Dean of his college and submit the same paper and documents required , described in Appendix No. (1). However, it is not permissible for a faculty member to apply, after the end of the secondment, scientific mission or leave to accompany the husband, until after he returns and receives work. 

    5. At a later stage, after completing the points system for scientific journals and periodicals, the applicant must submit research papers that obtain a specified number of points.