Visiting Professor

Visiting Professors will make significant contributions through research and/or undertaking an advisory role. They will be individuals of the highest standing in their profession who are held in high esteem as leading thinkers in their field.


  • Recommendation from the Head of Department, including a full CV, to Human Resources, via the Faculty Pro-Vice-Chancellor. The recommendation should indicate the period of tenure (up to 3 years).
  • The title of Visiting Professor will be considered and endorsed by the Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the Faculty by which the award is requested.
  • The Department of Human Resources will issue a letter of confirmation.

Further Information

For further guidance on inviting Academic Visitors to the University, please consult your customary HR team.