Joining the UofG

Salary & Benefits

The university offers an attractive and competitive salary and benefits package to eligible faculty, including coverage for same-sex partners and spouses.
Relocation assistance - covering up to 100% of the eligible costs of relocation for new full-time faculty

University's Guaranteed Housing Loan Program,
Guaranteed Housing Loan for Faculty and Staff (Application Form)

Professional development reimbursement - for university-related business expenses, including purchase of computer equipment and home internet access

Flexible working arrangements - to accommodate faculty needs including Maternity/Paternity Leave and Reduced Workload appointments

Pension plan - a competitive, defined benefit plan

Extended health care coverage - building on protection provided by Provincial Health Insurance, provides faculty, spouses and dependents with reimbursement for prescription drugs, vision care, semi-private hospital accommodation, medical services and supplies, out-of province emergency care, and more

Dental coverage - for faculty, spouses and dependents, including provisions for preventative, restorative and orthodontic services
same as above

Life insurance - providing financial security at a 2 or 3 times basic annual salary

Short and long-term disability coverage - providing income protection for employees unable to work due to illness or injury
same as above

Scholarship plan - provides tuition scholarships to eligible dependent children and spouses for tuition fees for study in undergraduate, diploma, or graduate programs

Athletic fee subsidy - for use of athletic and recreational facilities

Employee Assistance Program
- family coverage for confidential assistance with personal, work and health related issues

Group Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP) - through payroll deduction.

Financial planning - assistance with money management and investments, estate tax planning and retirement planning

Research/Study Leave (sabbaticals) - enabling faculty to enhance their scholarship and research endeavours