Information for Requesting J-1 or H-1B Status for Someone Affiliated with the University

If any of the information following below raises questions, please contact OIA for additional information. For questions regarding academic positions, including postdoctoral positions, in the Division of the Biological Sciences, please contact your Office of Academic Affairs first.

Appointment Type

Activity

Minimum Requirement

Immigration Status

Staff

Research (non-tenure track)

Instruction (non-tenure track)

Bachelors J-1 + H-1B

Research (tenure track)

Instruction (tenure track)

Non-research / non-instruction

Bachelors H-1B

Academic

Research (non-tenure track)

Instruction (non-tenure track)

Bachelors J-1 + H-1B

Research (tenure track)

Instruction (tenure track

Bachelors H-1B

Postdoc

Postdoctoral Scholar PhD J-1
Postdoctoral Fellow PhD J-1

Student

Non-degree visitor Graduate student at another institution J-1 (sub-category will vary)
Exchange student Student enrolled at another institution

 

Please note: OIA cannot process a request for J-1 or H-1B until the request has been approved by the appropriate person. Without the endorsement of the person (or his/her representative) listed below, OIA will have to return the request to obtain the proper approval. This will delay the request.

Immigration Status

J-1

Type of Position

Academic Staff Student Postdoc
All research and teaching positions, EXCEPT tenure track positions All research and teaching positions, EXCEPT tenure track positions Non-Degree Visitor Postdoc. Fellow
Exchange Student Postdoc. Scholar

Must be approved by

AA HR Dean of Students AA

Name

Linda Connolly  Paul Anderson  Breck Furnas  John Heaton  Steve Davis Margaret Mitchell  Katherine Karvunis Sarah Davies Breen Departmental HR  Administrator

Dean of Students or authorized representative in the office of the Dean of Students.

Susan Hearth Paul Anderson Breck Furnas  John Heaton Steve Davis Margaret Mitchell Katherine Karvunis

Examples of acceptable positions

Visiting Scholar, Visiting Professor, Research Associate, Visiting Senior Scientist, Senior Research Technologist, Associate Member, Associate, Postdoctoral Scholar, Postdoctoral Fellow

 

Immigration Status

H-1B

Type of Position

Academic Staff Postdoc
All academic positions, INCLUDING tenure track positions All staff positions that require at least a Bachelor's degree.

Postdoctoral Scholar

(H-1B is generally not available for Postdoctoral Fellows and Postdoctoral Scholars)

Must be approved by

AA HR AA

Name

Linda Connolly  Paul Anderson  Dan Nichols  John Heaton Steve Davis Margaret Mitchell  Katherine Karvunis Departmental HR  Administrator Linda Connolly  Paul Anderson  Dan Nichols  John Heaton Steve Davis Margaret Mitchell Katherine Karvunis Susan Hearth

Examples of acceptable positions

Professor, Associate Professor, Instructor, Visiting Lecturer, Program Coordinator, Multi-Media Specialist, Biostatistician, Head of Ref./Sci. Library, Patent & Licensing Assoc., Research Professional,  Teaching Assistant, Postdoctoral Scholar