Postdoctoral Scholars and Visitors
NEW APPOINTMENTS OF VISITING STUDENT RESEARCHERS, VISITING POSTDOCTORAL SCHOLARS, VISITING SCHOLARS, AND OTHER NON-MATRICULATED STUDENTS ARE RESTRICTED AT THIS TIME. GUIDANCE FOR FUTURE QUARTER VSR APPOINTMENTS HAS NOT BEEN FINALIZED. PENDING GUIDANCE FROM THE UNIVERSITY, ONLY URGENT APPOINTMENTS WITH START DATES IN WINTER QUARTER AND BEYOND WILL BE APPROVED.
The Department of Sociology is an exciting, diverse, and brilliant academic research community with scholars from around the world. Students interested in postdoctoral or visiting student researcher appointments must obtain a Sociology Faculty sponsor to initiate the application process.
VSR: Visiting Student Researcher - Students who: have not yet obtained a Ph.D. (or its foreign equivalent), or who are not recognized experts in their fields, are invited to work with a Sociology faculty member on mutually beneficial projects. To initiate the appointment process, a Sociology faculty member should submit the Sociology visitor request form from this webpage. **Students can be appointed on a monthly basis.
PD: Postdoctoral Scholar - "Students" who have obtained a Ph.D. within the last 3 years; are invited to work with a Sociology faculty member (5 years max). To initiate the appointment process, a Sociology faculty member should submit the Sociology visitor request form from this webpage.
Other useful links:
OPA Office of Postdoctoral Affairs
I'Center Bechtel International Center
DoR Dean of Research
For Sociology Faculty Only:
Sociology Visitor Sponsor Request Form