The Office for Postdoctoral Affairs oversees the following appointment types:
- Postdoctoral Fellows and Associates
- Postgraduate Fellows and Associates
- Laboratory Associates
- Visiting Fellows
Please visit the links to the left for information about these appointment types.
Below are additional appointment types which are administered by other offices at Yale.
Minors in the Lab
To appoint a minor (students between the ages of 16 and 18), please visit http://provost.yale.edu/faculty/policy/minors-in-labs. Minors are appointed through the Office of the Provost or the Dean’s Office in the professional schools.
Visiting undergraduates (VSRs)
To appoint a non-Yale undergraduate, please visit http://provost.yale.edu/faculty/policy/visiting-students-in-labs. Undergraduates are appointed as Visiting Students in Research (VSR) through the Office of the Provost or the Dean’s Office in the professional schools.
Visiting graduate students (VARs)
To appoint a non-Yale graduate student, please visit https://gsas.yale.edu/admissions/non-degree-programs/visiting-assistant-research-var. Graduate students are appointed as Visiting Assistants in Research (VAR) through the Graduate School. [Exception: Visiting graduate students to the School of Medicine may be appointed as postgraduate fellows or associates.]