For Research Contracts that include contractual commitments with other parties (including hospitals, etc.), those parties must also approve and authorize their commitment to the Contract.
RELATED POLICIES: Indirect Cost of Sponsored Research, Research Administration Policy
This signing authority matrix does not apply to research grants received from funding agencies like Tri-Council. For further information on the applicability of this policy to a research grant or Contract, please contact University Research Services.
RELATED PROCEDURE: Research Contracts
|Value of Research Contract||Approval required prior to Contract Execution||Signing Officer|
|up to $500,000||Department Head||Vice-Principal Research or Designate|
|up to $2,000,000||Dean or Associate Dean of Faculty or Designate||Vice-Principal Research or Designate|
|up to $5,000,000||Dean of Faculty or Designate||Vice-Principal Research or Designate|
|over $5,000,000||Dean of Faculty||Provost and Vice-Principal Academic and Vice-Principal Research|