Section 1. Effective Autumn Quarter 2004, ASEs will be placed into titles and pay classifications based on the nature of job duties and qualifications as follows:
|Title/Pay Classification||Occupation Code||Salary||Job Duties||Standard Qualifications|
|Reader/Grader||0886||Hourly Range||Non-teaching/research academic assistance||Undergraduate or Graduate Student|
|Tutor||0887||Hourly Range||Tutoring||Undergraduate or Graduate Student|
|UG Teaching Assistant||0868||Hourly Range||Assist in teaching||Undergraduate Student|
|UG Research Assistant||0869||Hourly Range||Assist in research||Undergraduate Student|
|Stipend Grad Trainee C||0859||Stipend per Grant||Research||Graduate|
|Predoctoral Teaching Associate I||0816||Base + 7.5%||Teaching||Postmaster or equivalent|
|Predoctoral Teaching Associate II||0815||PDTA I + 7.5%||Teaching||Candidate|
|Predoctoral Instructor||0804||PDTA II Minimum||Teaching own class||Candidate|
|Predoctoral Lecturer||0805||PDTA II Minimum||Teaching own class||Pre-candidate & previous appointment as Assistant Professor or equivalent|
|Predoctoral Research Associate I||0846||Base + 7.5%||Research||Postmaster or equivalent|
|Predoctoral Research Associate II||0845||PDRA I + 7.5%||Research||Candidate|
|Predoctoral Researcher||0844||PDRA II Minimum||Research||Individually determined|
|Staff Assistant||0857||Base||Non-teaching/research academic assistance||Premaster|
|Predoctoral Staff Associate I||0856||Base + 7.5%||Non-teaching/research academic assistance||Postmaster or equivalent|
|Predoctoral Staff Associate II||0855||PDRA I + 7.5%||Non-teaching/research academic assistance||Candidate|
|Summer Only Graduate Research Student Assistant||0854||Hourly Rate based on equivalent %FTE Rate*||Research||Graduate|
* The GRSA Rate shall be calculated by multiplying the monthly salary for a %FTE Research Assistant by three and then dividing the product by 220.
Section 2. ASEs shall be appointed to the highest title and pay classifications for which they are eligible based on job duties, degree standing and experience, as described in Section 1. ASEs may be appointed to a higher title and pay classification at the discretion of the Department or Hiring Unit. In making promotional decisions, Departments and Hiring Units are encouraged to take an ASE’s job experience and performance into account as well as degree standing.
Section 3. ASEs who meet the standard qualifications described above and who are assigned to teach their own courses shall be classified for that quarter in either the Pre-doctoral Instructor or Pre-doctoral Lecturer title and pay classification.
Section 4. As soon as practicable, the University and the Union will review and reconcile ASEs who are, among other things:
Section 5. Variable rates are those established at or above PDTAII/PDRAII/PDSAII levels. Nothing in this Agreement is intended to limit the University’s right to add new variable rates in all pay classifications or to change existing variable rates.
Section 6. No modifications or deletions shall be made to the bargaining unit pay classifications and job titles in Section 1 unless they are agreed to by both parties.
Section 7. The parties recognize that certain funding agencies do not allow tuition to be charged to the agency grant or contract. In such cases, the University may compensate the ASE at a pay rate equal to the appropriate salary level plus the operating fee portion of tuition. The ASE will be responsible for payment of tuition to the University.
An overview of the new UW-UAW contract provisions can be found on the UW Graduate School website.