Eligibility and Selection Criteria 

There are four pathways through which nominations can be initiated

  • By Invitation from the Curtin Academy Executive

  • Nomination by Faculties and Schools

  • Self-nomination and

  • Open nomination


Nominations are sought from staff who

  • have been employed by Curtin as an academic for at least two years;

  • have the ability to work cooperatively with staff at all levels; and

  • are willing to actively engage with the governance and activities of the Curtin Academy.

2021 nominations close on Friday, 24 September 2021.

Selection Criteria 

Nominees will be required to submit a Curtin Academy Fellowship Nomination form in which they demonstrate their sustained leadership and excellence in teaching in their responses to Criterion one and two, plus one other of the following criteria:

1. Proven track record of leadership in learning and teaching (essential criterion).

2. Proven track record of evidence-based research and/or scholarship in higher education (essential criterion).

3. Proven track record of using innovative approaches to enhance student learning.

4. Significant contribution to professional development of colleagues.

5. Development of unique, nationally- and/or internationally-recognised learning and teaching programs.

6. Demonstrated relevant engagement with external stakeholders.

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Please submit a Nomination Form to 


Academic staff who wish to apply for a Curtin Academy Fellowship must provide a:

  1. Signed nomination form, including Head of School support;

  2. Covering letter (maximum of 4 A4 pages) addressing:

    • Criteria 1 and 2;

    • ONE other criterion from 3, 4, 5 or 6;

    • An overview of your proposed contribution to the Curtin Academy; and

  3. A curriculum vitae (CV)/Resume (maximum 3 A4 pages).


NB: Applicants should discuss their commitment with their Head of School (or equivalent) as it is anticipated that participation in theAcademy will amount to one to two hours per month. Shortlisted nominees may be invited to participate in a 30-minute interview.

01 CA Information Sheet

02 CA Fellowship Guidelines

03 CA Nomination Form