For Prospective International Scholars

Interested in working at UC San Diego

"As one of San Diego's largest employers, UC San Diego seeks exceptional people in search of rewarding, meaningful careers. Positions include administrative, clerical, technical, support, management, and more. Our employees enjoy competitive compensation packages and educational opportunities in a diverse, stimulating workplace."

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International applicants who desire to come to UC San Diego as a researcher or employee will need to have a department or research unit sponsor their visit; prospective scholars must contact an academic department to find an appropriate UC San Diego mentor or collaborator.

Recently offered a position at UC San Diego

Once a department has offered an appointment to the international scholar, the scholar and the department will need to work closely together to coordinate submission of the necessary paperwork to the International Center at UC San Diego. Once the documents arrive at the International Center, the International Faculty & Scholar Office (IFSO) will process the appropriate paperwork that will enable the international scholar to apply for a visa stamp and enter the U.S. in the appropriate nonimmigrant status.

Contact Us

International Faculty & Scholar Office (IFSO)
(858) 246-1448

Monday through Friday
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.