Procedures for Inviting Visitors to the Department

Please complete this form if you wish to:

  • Invite a visitor to join the department for a period of time.
  • Offer a post-doctoral position to an individual.

Please submit the visitors resume to Anthea.

Time required to process visitors:

Work Permit
Required*

Reimbursements
Offered

Minimum Time Required

Yes

No

4-6 months

Yes

Yes

4-6 months

No

Yes

6-8 weeks

No

No

4 weeks

* Work permit determination will be made by Fran Hannigan.  See immigration processing times.

Types of Appointments

  • Visiting Professor on Sabbatical

  • Post-doctoral fellow (must hold a PhD – may be a visiting PDF from another institution)

  • Self-funded researcher (visiting researchers –non-students who are conducting research purely for their own project and are not receiving any official funding from UWaterloo, and has a position to return back to and is here for 6 months or less)
  • Seminar speaker (visit 5 days or less)
  • Academic Business Visitor (more than 5 days and up to 120 days)
  • Visiting Scholar (an individual who is studying towards their Master’s or Phd)
  • Visiting Researcher (any visitor coming here to conduct their own research or collaborative research working towards a graduate degree or already has a graduate degree)
  • Research Assistant/Associate (a research employee who has a Phd and is actively engaged in research with a supervisor in the department)

Information and privacy: questions regarding the collection of information on this form can be directed to the form administrator.

(What country passport does visitor hold?)
Gender * (required)
Visit start date * (required)
Visit end date * (required)
Type of Appointment * (required)
Please refer to the definitions of 'Types of Appointments' located above if you are unsure how to categorize your visitor.
Will the visitor be self-funded? * (required)
What reimbursements will you be covering?
Reimbursements MUST be included in the invitation letter for the visitor, therefore the host should determine what reimbursements he/she will be covering prior to the arrival of the visitor. Further discussions may be required with Debbie Collins.
Do not use letters or symbols in this field. Only numbers. (i.e: 12,345.67)
$
Do not use letters or symbols in this field. Only numbers. (i.e: 12,345.67)
$
Will the salary/reimbursement be split between two faculty members?
Use only numbers in this field. i.e: 50%
%
Is an office required for your visitor?
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