The University of Sheffield
Human Resources

Professorial Pay Scheme

The University has a three-band structure for its non clinical professors.  These pages contain information about this structure and its associated processes.

Professorial Salary ReviewProfessorial Pay Scheme

NEW: Information about the 2014–15 salary review.

Band StructureProf Review

The band structure applies from 1 August 2014.

Introductory ZoneProf Review

Band I of the Professorial Pay Scheme includes an Introductory Zone: the first five points of Band I.

Band SummariesProf Review

Our professors are banded according to the level at which they are working and their contribution to the University.

Example ActivitiesProf Review

Examples of activities that would be expected in the given band. The band of a professor reflects the overall level at which he or she is working.

Heads' Contribution SchemeProf Review

The University is mindful of the key leadership role undertaken by Heads of Department and other senior office holders, and this scheme rewards those who undertake these roles.

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There is a wealth of information, guidance and support available from Human Resources relating to all aspects of employment and supporting policies and procedures. 

Alternatively, if you are unable to find the information you require, please contact your HR Team contact.