Research Job Profile Templates

AUPE


The following AUPE Research Job Profile Templates have been created to assist in the preparation and planning for research grant applications. The details below will provide some general language describing certain specific AUPE roles and their associated salary ranges. Additional information will also need to be added to the template in order to ensure specific job and research related information is included if you are proceeding to recruit.

Refer to the sections below to read a brief description of each classification along with the corresponding salary ranges available for the identified jobs.

  • This page is for AUPE jobs only
  • Final classification is subject to Compensation review and approval
  • Full salary details can be found in Schedule A of the the AUPE Collective Agreement
  • Salary ranges are subject to change based on the AUPE Collective Agreement

Budgeting for a Research Role

  • Remember the cost of employment is not limited to the employee's salary
  • 'Annual Salary' is the gross amount the employee will earn and is subject to statutory deductions
  • 'Benefit Cost' is the additional cost to the employer to provide benefits, such as sick time, health and pension
  • Costs associated with benefits are based on employment type and are subject to change
  • For additional information on 'Benefit Costs', contact your Finance Partner

If You are Looking to Hire One of These Jobs

  • Discuss the position with your Partner or Advisor, Human Resources
  • Once complete, the job profile template will be submitted to Compensation by the Advisor or Partner for evaluation and classification
  • A classification and job code will be provided to initiate the posting and recruitment process
  • Learn more about hiring research appointments.

Roles

  • Assists the Principle Investigator and the research team by providing analytical support, including preparation of reports and presentations
  • Involved in a variety of analyses using different software and techniques, as required by the research team and Principal Investigator
  • Assembles data and prepares periodic and special reports, manuals, and correspondence
  • Assists the Principle Investigator and the research team by providing analytical support, including preparation of reports and presentations
  • Involved in a variety of analyses using different software and techniques, as required by the research team and Principal Investigator
  • Assembles data and prepares periodic and special reports, manuals, and correspondence

Effective Date of salary range is April 1, 2017

  1. SPA 1

    Minimum Salary Range

    Monthly: $3,498.95

    Annually: $41,987.40

    Hourly: $23.07

    Maximum Salary Range

    Monthly: $5,158.18

    Annually: $61,898.20

    Hourly: $34.01

  2. SPA 2

    Minimum Salary Range

    Monthly: $3,994.90

    Annually: $47,938.80

    Hourly: $26.34

    Maximum Salary Range

    Monthly: $5,822.48

    Annually: $69,869.80

    Hourly: $38.39

  • Assists the Principle Investigator and the research team through providing administrative support
  • Acts as the primary contact and provides administrative support to operations related to budgeting, proposals, and project planning
  • Assembles data and prepares periodic and special reports, manuals, and correspondence

Effective Date of salary range is April 1, 2017

  1. OPA 1

    Minimum Salary Range

    Monthly: $2,995.42

    Annually: $35,945.00

    Hourly: $19.75

    Maximum Salary Range

    Monthly: $4,493.88

    Annually: $53,926.60

    Hourly: $29.63

  • Works with the Principle Investigator and supports the research team through providing semi-skilled or skilled technical procedures
  • May include conducting laboratory tests, experiments and analysis to assist in the goals of the research
  • Records findings to contribute to publication within the field of the research at both a national and international level
  • Assists the Principle Investigator and supports the research team through providing semi-skilled or skilled technical procedures
  • May include conducting laboratory tests, experiments and analysis to assist in the goals of the research
  • Records findings to collaborate on publications within the field of the research at both a national and international level
  • May include in-scope supervision of other lab staff, managing the laboratory and research projects as well as ensuring that as technologies change, the laboratory adapts to and learns the new technologies
  • May support other research projects by providing knowledge, skills, and on-the-job training to others
  • Works closely with the Principal Investigator in areas of protocol development, standard operating protocol development, development of research projects and proposals
  • Contributes by conducting experiments, designing project plans, and mentoring and training others to achieve the goals of the research project(s)
  • Applies specialized skills and knowledge in the maintenance and development of core systems and complex processes
  • Plays a critical role in the high level leadership of the group, working closely with the Principal Investigator to determine the course of the group
  • Includes contributing to research and funding strategies, identifying and helping to secure funding opportunities and shaping the vision, direction and structure of the group
  • Plays a key role in all activities undertaken by the research team spanning from hands on technical tasks to high level leadership and visioning
  • Has expert knowledge of the hands-on work performed as part of the operations and development activities of the group
  • Prepares and submits documentation and other deliverables, technical and financial, required by funding agencies and collaborators

Effective Date of salary range is April 1, 2017

  1. TEC 1

    Minimum Salary Range

    Monthly: $3,662.75

    Annually: $43,953.00

    Hourly: $24.15

    Maximum Salary Range

    Monthly: $5,328.05

    Annually: $63,936.60

    Hourly: $35.13

  2. TEC 2

    Minimum Salary Range

    Monthly: $4,824.52

    Annually: $57,894.20

    Hourly: $31.81

    Maximum Salary Range

    Monthly: $6,984.25

    Annually: $83,811.00

    Hourly: $46.05

  3. TEC 3

    Minimum Salary Range

    Monthly: $5,990.83

    Annually: $71,890.00

    Hourly: $39.50

    Maximum Salary Range

    Monthly: $8,652.58

    Annually: $103,831.00

    Hourly: $57.05