Administrators

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. Visit the Academic Appointee Administration page for a list of administrative offices that process faculty appointments.

Below are non-faculty appointment types that 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.]