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Curtin University
Organisational Development Unit

Pathways to Academic Excellence

Pathways to Academic Excellence (Pathways for short) is an 18 month professional development program targeted at early career academics, focusing on increasing participant’s capacity for teaching and research excellence, and understanding of the role of leadership and service within an academes career.

Participation in the program is through Head of School nomination to the Pro Vice Chancellor only.

Eligibility requirements are that participants must be:

  • within five years of having completed their Phd
  • ALA or ALB
  • within 12 months of their commencement with Curtin
  • on a continuing contract or a fixed term contract of 3 - 5 years

For more information please contact Janice Burmaz on ext. 3980 or via email at

Please note that nomination for Pathways is at Head of School discretion.