Summary of Required Documentation & Forms

Effective March 1, 2011, postdocs must submit the postdoc leave form to their departmental business office for all leave requests. Please refer to our Postdoctoral Policies for a detailed description regarding the leave of absence policy.

Postdoctoral Associates (initial appointment):

  1. Refer to STARS hiring guide

Postdoctoral Associates (reappointment):

  1. Reappointment/Change Form
  2. Postdoctoral Appointee Evaluation

Postdoctoral Fellows (initial appointment):

  1. Refer to STAR hiring guide

Postdoctoral Fellows (reappointment):

  1. Reappointment/Change Form
  2. Postdoctoral Appointee Evaluation
  3. Proof of health insurance if not provided by Yale
  4. Proof of funding if funded externally

Postgraduate Associates (initial appointment):

  1. Refer to STARS hiring guide

Postgraduate Associates (reappointment):

  1. Postgraduate Application
  2. Reappointment/Change Form

Postgraduate Fellows (initial appointment):

  1. Refer to STARS hiring guide

Postgraduate Fellows (reappointment):

  1. Postgraduate Application
  2. Reappointment/Change Form
  3. Proof of funding if funded externally

Visiting Fellow and Laboratory Associate (initial appointment - unpaid):

Please note: Provost approval should be acquired, through Postdoctoral Affairs, via the application process before creating Requisites in STARS. For International appointees, visa applications should not be prepared until the appointment has been approved.

  1. Application for Appointment
  2. Instructions for Application

Visiting Fellow and Laboratory Associate (reappointment - unpaid):

  1. Application for Appointment
  2. Instructions for Application
  3. Reappointment/Change Form
  4. CV
  5. Proof of health insurance coverage
  6. Proof of outside funding. Personal funds are not allowed.
  7. If applicable, Corporate Visiting Scientist Agreement (C-VSA), required for visiting scientists from for-profit companies. Click here for further information.
  8. Visiting Fellow and Laboratory Associate checklist