Hiring Research Staff

Types of Research Staff

The type of research staff member you are hiring will determine which office you work with during the hiring process. The Office for Research manages the appointments for a number of types of research staff, including Research Associates, Visiting Scholars, and others. Appointments are for a fixed term up to three years, contingent on the availability of funds and satisfactory performance. The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs advises on the appointments for a number of types of Postdoctoral Fellows. In addition, approval of the postdoctoral appointment is done in conjunction with the Department Chair, Center or Institute Director and Dean.

Recruitment and Hiring of Research Staff

For detailed information on the recruitment and hiring process for research staff whose appointments are managed by the Office for Research, please visit the Research Staff and Visitor Policy.

Recruitment and Hiring of Postdoctoral Fellows

For detailed information on the recruitment and hiring process for Postdoctoral appointments, please visit the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs webpage.

Feinberg School of Medicine Research Staff

If you are interested in hiring a research position in Feinberg, please visit the Faculty Affairs Office website for additional information. The Feinberg School of Medicine works closely with the Office for Research and the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs to hire research staff, and your Department Administrator is a great resource to assist you with this process.