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H-1B Employee Sponsorship

H1B Employee Sponsorship

UO departments typically sponsor foreign, permanent faculty members for H-1B status. The H-1B visa category is a temporary period of employment for an individual engaged in a specialty occupation with bachelor’s degree or higher in a related field. The UO sponsors an average of 60 H-1B employees  across campus, including professors, researchers, administrators and technicians.

J-1 Visiting Scholars

J-1 Visiting Scholars

The J-1 scholar visa category was designed to enhance cultural and educational exchange between scholars in the US and abroad. The UO sponsors an average of 200 J-1 visiting scholars each year, who engage in a variety of activities across campus including teaching, research, language study, presentations and cultural activities. 

Other Visa Types

Interantional Employee Resource Hub

Information regarding alternate visa types for temporary UO employees. 

Faculty and Scholar Profiles