Reappointment Process

Reappointment Process (4/26/19)

Step 1: Complete and submit the Immigration Request Form to the Office of General Counsel at Then submit the General Counsel-completed Immigration Form to the Postdoc Office.

Step 2: For paid positions, submit a Personnel Actions entry through InsideND. See HR for details. All unpaid appointments will be processed by the Postdoc Office. For all unpaid appointments, a Request for Appointment Form will need to be submitted to Diana Dickson.

Step 3: Provide proof of funding if ND is not paying the scholar. The minimum funding requirements are located on page 2 of the J-1 Extension Request Form.

Step 4: Once the scholar’s signed letter is received by the Postdoc Office, Diana Dickson will upload it in to ISSA Link. ISSA will then contact the scholar when the new DS-2019 is ready for pick up.

Step 5:  If a request for reappointment is beyond the 5 year appointment limit for a Postdoctoral Scholar (or 6 year appointment limit for a Postdoctoral Scholar who did part of their postdoc at another university), the department must complete the Request for Extension of Appointment of a Postdoctoral Scholar Form. and submit it to the Postdoc Office?