Research Associate Series

The Research Associate Series of faculty titles was established by the Regents to recognize the role of faculty members whose primary duties are to conduct research activities of the University of Colorado and who are not significantly involved in instruction and departmental administrative duties.  The titles in this series are Professional Research Assistant, Senior Professional Research Assistant, Research Associate, and Senior Research Associate.  Educational requirements and duties assignments for each title are as follows:

The current salary bands (2019-2020) are as follows:

Title

Current Salary Band

Professional Research Assistant$35,500 - $76,000
Senior Professional Research Assistant$49,000 - $100,000
Research Associate$52,000 - $110,000
Senior Research Associate$57,000 - $135,000