Research Associates at UBC will receive a 1.0% General Wage Increase and a 0.75% Economic Stability Dividend on May 1, 2019. This is as in accordance with the mandate of the Provincial Government through the Public Sector Employers’ Council (PSEC). As a result of this increase the minimum salary for Research Associates increases to $56,732 effective May 1, 2019. All newly appointed Research Associates must meet this new minimum.
Compensation for Research Associates may only change as per mandated increases or if the offer or reappointment letter contains language that specifically allows for a salary increase upon reappointment. A reminder that the Research Associate offer letter templates is found on the Faculty Relations website and contains suggested language.